Dumbarton Oaks

Tripadvisor (338) · History museum in Washington, DC
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Dumbarton Oaks is an institute of Harvard University dedicated to supporting scholarship internationally in Byzantine, Garden and Landscape, and … See more

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4.5/5 · 338 reviews
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May 28, 2024
Dumbarton Oaks is really at least four things, and arguably more. That is both its strength and its primary drawback from the standpoint of a visitor. The house itself was the gift of Robert and Mil… Full review by Gregory M
May 18, 2024
Exquisite gardens. A great place to listen to the birds, view the flowers, and contemplate a post WWII future. The mansion holds memories of 1944 and the birth of the United Nations as well as an art… Full review by Daniel P
Apr 28, 2024
My review is for the museum not the gardens, which apparently can only be visited in the afternoon and with an advance ticket (because they sell out). I wanted to visit because the United Nations was… Full review by kleic
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Is there handicap parking at the museum or near by?
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The museum is accessible, but I'm afraid there is no parking lot, only street parking, and no dedicated handicap spaces nearby, to my knowledge. From the website: Parking …
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The museum is accessible, but I'm afraid there is no parking lot, only street parking, and no dedicated handicap spaces nearby, to my knowledge. From the website: Parking Unfortunately we do not have parking facilities for visitors. Two-hour street parking is available. There is no time limit on Sunday, but the District of Columbia is efficient about ticketing over the two-hour limit in this zone on weekdays and Saturdays. Additional parking information can be found on the Georgetown tourism website.
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Is there handicap parking at the museum or near by?
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No. Unfortunately, one has to rely on street parking. Perhaps for events they may be more accommodating. Best time to visit would therefore be during the week....
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