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Dumbarton House - A Georgetown Historic House Museum

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Dumbarton House - A Georgetown Historic House Museum
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Dumbarton House is an historic house museum, located in Georgetown and owned by The National Society of The Colonial Dames of America. Dumbarton House was built during the presidencies of John Adams and Thomas Jefferson circa 1800 and was the residence of Joseph Nourse, the Register of the U.S. Treasury for the first six Presidents of the United States.

When visiting Dumbarton House, you'll catch a glimpse of what life was like in Washington, DC during the Federal period, the earliest years of the federal government and its move to the new capital city. It is beautifully restored with displays of an outstanding collection of Federal period (1790-1830) furniture, paintings, textiles, silver, and ceramics.

Location
2715 Que St., NW, Washington, DC
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Tours
Hours: Year-Round, Tuesday-Sunday, 11:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. (last museum entry is 2:45 p.m). Guided Tours available by prior appointment, call (202) 337-2288.

Admission
$5.00 per adult

Official Website
www.dumbartonhouse.org

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