Group Visits

Photo of group of students touring the galleries

Advance reservations are required for groups of ten or more and for all tour buses. Please call 202-994-5578 at least four weeks in advance. 

​Guided Tours

Free, docent-led tours of current exhibitions can be scheduled for groups of six to forty. 

School and Tour Bus Access

Buses are permitted to drop off and pick up on G Street only. No bus engine idling is permitted. Consult D.C. tour bus parking guidelines for more information.

On View

Detail of pillar rug from the museum's collections

Selections from The Textile Museum Collections

You can always find a rotating selection of objects from The Textile Museum collections on view in the museum's lower-level galleries, including many objects that have rarely or never before been displayed.

Foundations for a Nation: Architectural Images from the Albert H. Small Washingtoniana Collection

Historical images reveal how public competitions, presidential preferences, and unanticipated historical events shaped the U.S. Capitol and White House.

A Collector’s Vision: Selections from the Albert H. Small Washingtoniana Collection

A new selection of maps, letters, prints, and artifacts on display from the museum’s Albert H. Small Washingtoniana Collection includes recent acquisitions and rare treasures.

Expansive Visions: GW Collection Past, Present, Future

Organized by GW's Luther Brady Art Gallery and presented in the museum's lower-level galleries, this exhibition traces GW's history and evolution as a presenter of contemporary art through highlights from the university collection.