Plan Your Visit


The Frederick Douglass National Historic Site provides opportunities for everybody to learn about Frederick Douglass and to be inspired by his legacy.

Basic Information - Find out about operating hours and seasons, fees and passes, and permits and reservations.

Directions & Transportation - Get here by car, bus, rail, bicycle, or on foot.

Things to Do - Tour the historic house, see exhibits, explore the grounds, and watch the film.

Calendar - Attend special events and programs.

Safety - Stay safe during your visit.

Accessibility - Plan ahead for physical / mobility issues, deafness / hearing loss, blindness / low vision, and service animals.

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