• Council House Front Door

    Mary McLeod Bethune Council House

    National Historic Site DC

Operating Hours & Seasons

The Mary McLeod Bethune Council House National Historic Site is open seven days a week from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. with our last guided tour at 4:00 p.m..

We encourage groups of 10 or more to call and make a reservation.

We are closed Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's Day.

 

Did You Know?

The Coat of Arms of the Republic of Haiti

Mary McLeod Bethune was invited by President Dumarsais Estimé of the President of Haïti to celebrate the 1949 Haïtian Exposition. She became the first woman to be given the Medal of Honor and Merit, Haïti's highest award.