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Tudor Place Historic House and Garden

A Historic House Museum in Georgetown


Tudor Place Historic House

Tudor Place Historic House

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Tudor Place Historic House and Garden, a 5 acre estate built in 1816, is one of Washington, DC's hidden gems. Located in Georgetown's Historic District, this National Historic Landmark, was originally owned by Martha Custis Peter, the granddaughter of Martha Washington, and housed six generations of the Peter family over the course of 180 years.

Now, open to the public, Tudor Place is a fine example of neoclassical architecture with a distinguished collection of decorative arts and a beautifully landscaped garden. The Tudor Place collection includes more than 8000 objects from the period 1750-1983, including silver, ceramics, jewelry, paintings, drawings, sculpture, photographs, manuscripts and furniture. The early-19th century style garden features a Bowling Green, Tennis Lawn, Flower Knot, Boxwood Ellipse, Japanese Tea House and Tulip Poplar.

1644 31st Street NW
Washington, DC
Located in Georgetown, two blocks east of Wisconsin Avenue, between Q and R Streets
See a map of Georgetown

Adults: $8.00
Seniors (65+): $6.00
Students ages 7-18: $3.00
Children 6-12: $2.00
Children under the age of 6 are free
Persons with a Military ID: $6
Self-guided Garden Tour is $3.00 per person
Groups of 10 or more, reservations required (call 202-965-0400, ext. 115) Admission fee: $8 per person.

Docent Led Tours and Hours
Hours: Tuesday through Saturday - 10 am, 11 am, 12 pm, 1 pm, 2 pm and 3pm
Sunday - 12pm, 1 pm, 2 pm, and 3 pm
Monday - Closed

The garden is open Monday through Saturday from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm and Sunday from Noon to 4:00 pm.
The house is closed on Mondays and the month of January


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