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Tudor Place

1644 31st St NW, Washington DC, DC 20007-2924
+1 202-965-0400
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America’s story lives here. Built in 1816 by a granddaughter of Martha Washington, this National Historic Landmark was home to six generations of one family from the agricultural to the digital age. Their collections, household goods, landscaped garden and 200 years of stories shed light on American arts, labor, politics, and technology. Enjoy guided tours of the William Thornton-designed mansion and self-guided tours of the 5½-acre garden, including the 1919 Pierce Arrow motor car and the District’s oldest exhibited smoke house. LAST HOUSE TOUR, 3 pm daily. Garden closes 4 pm. CLOSED January + all Mondays.
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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1644 31st St NW, Washington DC, DC 20007-2924
Georgetown
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Reviewed May 3, 2017

There is a wealth of pedigree associated with Tudor Place, a grand Federal-style mansion located at 1644 31st Street Northwest on the Georgetown Heights in Washington, D.C., with a marvelous view of the Potomac River. It was originally the home of Thomas Peter and his...More

Thank Taylor B
Tudor P, Public Relations Manager at Tudor Place, responded to this reviewResponded May 8, 2017

Thank you so much for your kind words. We share your enthusiasm for the cultural and social history and aim to share that with visitors. Hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed April 22, 2017 via mobile

Tudor Place is well worth a visit - it has a very interesting history and the gardens afe lovely. Worth much more than 3 Dollars to see it!

Thank Hooggenoeg
Tudor P, Public Relations Manager at Tudor Place, responded to this reviewResponded May 8, 2017

Glad you enjoyed yourself in the garden! Come back next time for a house tour. We offer them February-December, Tuesday-Saturday 10-3 on the hour and Sunday 12-3.

Reviewed April 22, 2017

We thoroughly enjoyed our tour of Tudor Place. You could tell the guide was passionate about the home and its history. I was amazed at all the original pieces and treasures throughout the home that was passed on to each generation and also new things...More

Thank Cavi
Tudor P, Public Relations Manager at Tudor Place, responded to this reviewResponded May 8, 2017

Thank you so much for visiting! We share your enthusiasm for the textile collection. Calling ahead to reserve tickets during the spring is always a good idea. You can also reserve online up to 24 hours in advance.

Reviewed April 17, 2017

I came across this place by accident simply walking though the residential streets of Georgetown. It's a historic house that belonged to George Washington's family. When I arrived, I just missed the house tour and had to wait for about an hour in the gardens...More

Thank OlgaM924
Tudor P, Public Relations Manager at Tudor Place, responded to this reviewResponded April 19, 2017

We are so glad you were able to come for a tour! We also offer garden tours and special programs. Thank you for taking the time to recommend a visit.

Reviewed April 16, 2017 via mobile

Passing this place many times driving through Georgetown I wanted to see what was inside. The tour of the house was about an hour and was very informational. The many generations of families and all the pieces from George Washington's time were unique. It is...More

Thank LoveVirginia
Tudor P, Public Relations Manager at Tudor Place, responded to this reviewResponded April 17, 2017

Thank you for stopping in a taking a tour! We offer a variety of programs year round including specialty tours so you can learn even more about the unique history of the estate. Hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed April 15, 2017

I took the kids to the Tudor Place. I'm a member so we easily got ticket. I would tell everyone to become a member it's only $55. In the beginning, my kids had a egg hunt and then a egg push race. They had a...More

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Tudor P, Public Relations Manager at Tudor Place, responded to this reviewResponded April 19, 2017

Thank you for coming and thank you for joining as a member. We hope to see you at future events like our Father's Day Kite Flight and Fourth of July celebration. We offer kid friendly programs year round. Eggstravganza 2018 ticket sales will open in...More

Reviewed March 13, 2017

There are plenty of historic homes in DC, its easy to overlook or miss this one but you shouldn't! During February they had special for $1 tours - how could we not? Located near Dumbarton Oaks, this home holds the stories of numerous famous American...More

Thank Megan H
Reviewed March 5, 2017

very personal tour, very interesting to see American "Royalty" lives across several generations. delighted we stumbled across this as we wandered around Georgetown. All kudos to Hillary our guide.

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Tudor P, Public Relations Manager at Tudor Place, responded to this reviewResponded March 9, 2017

Thank you for your feedback. We strive to make every visit to Tudor Place unique; it is good to know that it is appreciated!

Reviewed February 21, 2017

I love American History, so when my family suggested that we take in this place, I was very interested. When we arrived, we were impressed by the gardens and the mansion. But, it's the connection of this place to George & Martha Washington that really...More

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Tudor P, Public Relations Manager at Tudor Place, responded to this reviewResponded February 22, 2017

Do you write for professional guidebooks?! Wow. We're floored by the specificity and care of your review and also gratified that you appreciate aspects in which we take great pride: well informed docents, Washington collection/connections, the development of our capital city, and the historical authenticity...More

Reviewed January 3, 2017

We arrived just in time for the last tour of the day and the staff was super helpful letting both of us go even though there was only one space left. We have visited quite a few historic homes and what stood out at the...More

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Sherry H
September 14, 2016|
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Response from Mandy K | Property representative |
Thank you for your questions. There is a 12 p.m. tour. Our tours are on the hour Tuesdays - Saturdays 10 a.m. through 3 p.m. and Sundays 12 p.m. through 3 p.m. Free two hour street parking is available. If you need to... More
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