Request a Tour


The museum is temporarily closed to visitors as a public health precaution. We are not scheduling tours at this time.


We offer free tours led by experienced docents. To schedule an exhibition tour for a group of 10 to 40 people, you must submit a request using the form below at least three weeks in advance. We will contact you as soon as possible to confirm your details and finalize your booking.

Free highlights tours of the galleries are led by docents Saturdays and Sundays at 1:30 p.m. and do not require a reservation. You are also welcome to visit without a guided tour any time the museum is open.

The museum is located at 701 21st St. NW, Washington, D.C. The closest metro station is Foggy Bottom-GWU (Blue, Orange and Silver lines).


Museum Hours
Monday: 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
Tuesday: Closed
Wednesday: 11 a.m.-7 p.m.
Thursday: 11 a.m.-7 p.m.*
Friday: 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Sunday: 1-5 p.m.

*Our tour guides are in training on Thursday mornings and can start tours at 12 p.m.

We suggest a donation of $8 per adult and $1 per child on a guided tour. Cash or credit card donations are preferred. Please leave any contribution from your group with the receptionist at the time of your visit.

To get started, please fill out the form below.

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Second Preference Tour Date *
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