Tudor Place

Washington, DC

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Address: 1644 31st Street NW, Washington DC 20007 Number: (202) 965-0400 Website Contact How do we get there?

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Tudor Place Historic House & Garden offers two hundred years of history to explore. Here, you can hear stories of six generations of descendents of Martha Washington, as well as the enslaved and free people who lived and worked at this now National Historic Landmark.

After all, America's Story Lives Here, and by examining the legacy, you can not only walk through the past but also celebrate the triumphs as well as confronting the complexities of the past. This makes a visit to Tudor Place and invaluable learning experience for kids. 

Tudor Place is a beautiful model of Federal-period architecture within nation’s capital and sits on 5 ½ acres in the heart of Georgetown. Within the Historic House you can find over 18,000 decorative objects, and one of the highlights is the largest Washington Collection outside of Mount Vernon! How amazing is that!

For your time at the Tudor Place, you have to register in advance for tour tickets as you can only explore the home through guided tour. If you want to see the garden, this is through self-guided means so you can take your time and enjoy the beauty of nature at your own pace!

Think Tudor Place is just for adults? Think again! Kids can enjoy history through their historic artifact scavenger hunt which is available for children to do during the tour.  Don't miss picking up a garden adventure map for kids (of all ages) too. Here, you can just go along at your own pace and find all the hidden treasures in plain sight!

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$5 for students



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5 years


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Additional Information

Tudor Place is a National Historic Landmark. Please be respectful of the Historic House & Garden during your visit. Do not climb trees, pick flowers or throw gravel. Wait your turn. Spaces and paths throughout the site vary in size and capacity. Signs are posted to help visitors navigate. Be respectful of others.

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Tudor Place is open for guided house tours & self-guided garden visits. Advance registration is required for house tours. If you are just visiting the garden, when you arrive just check in at the Visitor Center to receive a ticket and garden map. No advanced registration is required for a garden only visit.

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Feel free to take a picnic meal but be sure to remove all trash. There is no water fountain available on site at Tudor Place so bring water.

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Where is it at?


Tudor Place is located at 1644 31st Street, NW in Washington, DC. The main entrance is on 31st Street, NW between Q & R Streets, NW in Georgetown. 1. Street parking is available in the neighborhood without a Zone 2 sticker free for two hours Monday through Saturday. Street parking on Sunday is free

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They welcome groups to Tudor Place. For groups of 5 people and more contact us at 202-965-0400 for ticket availability. Group visits of 10 people or more must pre-arrange a private tour at $10/person.

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The garden is accessible from the city sidewalk (without steps). Its surfaces consist of grassy areas and paths laid with pea gravel, flagstone, bricks and stones set in grass.

The first floor of the Historic House can be made accessible for wheelchairs and other needs. Call 202-965-0400 if you have questions or would like assistance in making arrangements, including accessible parking and having ramps in place upon your arrival.

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Baby Facilities

Strollers are permitted on the grounds in the garden. Note that the garden surfaces consist of grassy areas and paths laid with pea gravel, flagstone, bricks and stones set in grass .

Strollers are not permitted on Historic House tours; strollers can be folded and stored outside the Visitor Center entrance.

When can we go?

Open 10am - 4pm Thursday to Saturday, 12pm - 4pm Sunday

Open year round but closed Monday thru Wednesday

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