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Hours and Admission

Enjoy Dumbarton Oaks Safely

As a public health precaution, the museum is closed temporarily. In addition, all public events will be virtual.

The gardens are open Tuesday–Sunday, 3:00–6:00 p.m., except for federal holidays. See below for more information. The gardens may close in hazardous conditions. Timed tickets are required for visitors to the gardens.

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We will continue to share updates on our website and through social media.

Learn more about Dumbarton Oaks’ response to COVID-19, opportunities to visit virtually, and plans to reopen safely.

CURRENT STATUS VISITING VIRTUALLY REOPENING SAFELY

 

Gardens

Open Tuesday–Sunday, 3:00–6:00 p.m., except for federal holidays. The gardens may close in hazardous conditions. 

Timed tickets are required for visitors to the gardens. Admission is $7, plus taxes and fees. Harvard ID holders should contact gardenvisitor@doaks.org.

Purchase Timed Tickets

Planning to visit frequently? Save on admission by purchasing a season pass. Rates are:

  • $75 Individual Season Pass
  • $95 Double Season Pass
  • $110 Family Season Pass

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Holiday Closures

In 2021, the museum and gardens are closed on the following days:

  • Sunday, July 4 (Independence Day)
  • Thursday, November 11 (Veterans Day)
  • Thursday, November 25 (Thanksgiving Day)
  • Saturday, December 25 (Christmas Day)
  • Saturday, January 1, 2022 (New Year’s Day)