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Tour the Historic Decatur House
Date
01/01/2017 - 12/31/2020
Time
-
Days
Mondays at 11:00am, 12:30pm, and 2:00pm
Location
David M. Rubenstein National Center for White House History at Decatur House 1610 H Street, NW Washington DC 20036 U.S.A.
Cost
Free


The White House Historical Association offers free public tours of historic Decatur House every Monday, excluding holidays.* A fixture of the president’s neighborhood since 1818, Decatur House has been home to foreign and American dignitaries, secretaries of state, members of Congress, and a vice president, in addition to numerous free and enslaved servants who played a pivotal role in shaping America. Visit and explore the nearly 200-year history of Decatur House and its Slave Quarters, one of only a few remaining examples of slave quarters in an urban setting, and learn more about the many additional programs and offerings of the Association.

Tours begin at 1610 H Street, NW at 11:00am, 12:30pm, and 2pm, and last approximately one hour. No reservations are necessary.

*Decatur House tours are suspended indefinitely. We will restart tours when the coronavirus spread has been mitigated and health officials indicate we can safely open to guests. Please check back here for updates.

Additional Information

Nearby Parking Garages: 1625 I Street NW / 1750 H Street NW / 1050 Connecticut Avenue NW

Nearest Metro Stops: Farragut West and McPherson Square on the Blue/Orange/Silver Line, and Farragut North on the Red Line