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Dumbarton Oaks , Washington DC

Dumbarton Oaks  - Washington DC, District of Columbia
Dumbarton Oaks
1703 32nd Street Northwest, Washington, DC 20007Map
+1 202 339 6401
Neighborhood: Georgetown
Overview

From El Greco's "The Visitation" to Byzantine and pre-Columbian artworks, jewelry and mosaics, Dumbarton Oaks is filled with elegant treasures. Built in 1801, the estate achieved its height of glory in the wealthy 1920s when it served as the high-society showpiece of Robert Bliss and his heiress wife, Mildred. The gardens occupy 10 acres above Georgetown and includes terraced lawns, winding footpaths and elaborate fountains.

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Dumbarton Oaks General Information
  • Open Hours: Mar to Oct - Tuesday to Sunday from 02:00 PM to 06:00 PM, Nov to Mar - Tuesday to Sunday from 02:00 PM to 05:00 PM
  • Type: Attractions & Landmarks, Educational, Arts & Museums
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