In the Neighborhood

Photo of museum entrance

While the museum does not have a café on site, there are many dining options nearby. The following restaurants are located within a few blocks.

Circa (American)
2221 I (Eye) Street, NW
202-506-5589

Founding Farmers (organic American)
1924 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
202-822-8783

Lindy’s Red Lion (Burgers)
2040 I Street, NW
202-452-0055

Roti Mediterranean Grill (Wraps)
2221 I (Eye) Street, NW
202-499-2095

The Shops at 2000 Penn
(Au Bon Pain, Bertucci’s, Chipotle)
2000 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Paul (Fast casual French)
2000 Pennsylvania Ave NW
(202) 524-4655

Soi 38 (Thai)
2101 L Street, NW
202-558-9215

Starbucks
2130 H Street, NW
(202) 994-0200

Sweetgreen (Salads)
2221 I (Eye) Street, NW
202-507-8357

Tonic (American)
2036 G Street, NW
202-296-0211

Whole Foods
2201 I (Eye) Street, NW
202-296-1660

District Commons (American)
2200 Washington Circle NW
(202) 587-8277

Devon and Blakely (Soup, salad, sandwiches)
2200 Pennsylvania Ave NW
(202) 659-9070

FoBo Gro (Grab-and-go sandwiches and salads)
2140 F St NW
(202) 296-0125

Potbelly’s (Sandwiches and salads)
616 23rd St NW
(202) 242-8700

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.