Welcome back to the museum.
We have new hours and safety guidelines. Learn more

 

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Discover Washington and the World

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Located on GW's campus in downtown Washington, D.C., our museum celebrates the creative achievements of people here in our capital city and around the world. Our galleries are open to the public Wednesday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. You can also visit us virtually.

 
 

 

Reopening hours

Wednesday: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Thursday: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Friday: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Holiday Hours:

Closed Friday, December 24-Tuesday, January 4.

Our Location

701 21st Street, NW
Washington, DC 20052

Phone: +1 202-994-5200

Closest Metro Station: Foggy Bottom-GWU (Blue, Orange, and Silver lines)

 

PLAN A VISIT

 

 

Exhibitions 

 

ALL EXHIBITIONS

 

 

 

 

Programs

 

 

ALL PROGRAMS
 

 

 

 

Collections

 

Red Weaving

The Textile Museum Collection
 

 

Carp jumping out of water

Cotsen Textile Traces Study Collection
 

 

Painting of Washington DC

Albert H. Small Washingtoniana Collection
 

 

BROWSE THE COLLECTIONS




 

 
 
 
 

 

 

Research & Resources

We can support your research and learning. Browse our digital resources on textile scholarship, creation and care. You can also make an appointment to access our collections and libraries.

EXPLORE OUR RESOURCES

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