Basic Information

1538 Ninth Street NW
Washington, DC 20001

From The National Mall travel east onto Constitution Avenue NW, until you come to 12th Street (which is a one-way street). Make a left turn onto 12th Street. Continue traveling north on 12th Street NW, until you come to Rhode Island Avenue. Make a right turn onto Rhode Island Avenue. Keep straight on Rhode Island Avenue, until you come to 9th Street. Make a right turn onto 9th Street. Keep straight and 1538 9th Street will be the third house on the right (the red brick one).

Park Hours

The Carter G. Woodson Home is open for tours on Thursdays and Saturdays.

Standard Hours

  • Sunday: Closed
  • Monday: Closed
  • Tuesday: Closed
  • Wednesday: Closed
  • Thursday: -
  • Friday: Closed
  • Saturday: -

Winter: Temperatures usually range from 30 to 50 F. There is occasional snow. Spring: Temperatures usually range widely from 40 to 70 F. Rain is common. Summer: Temperatures usually range from 70 to 90 F. Humidity is usually high. Be prepared and drink plenty of water. There is a water fountain in the visitor center. Fall: Temperatures usually range widely from 40 to 70 F. Humidity can remain high in the earlier part of the season.

Entrance Fees:

No Fee Required - $0.00

No Fee Required

Entrance Passes:

No Pass Required - $0.00

No Pass Required

 
The Carter G. Woodson Home National Historic Site is a new unit of the National Park Service. Acquired in 2005, the site is still undergoing rehabilitation and restoration.

Last updated: June 18, 2017

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

National Capital Parks-East
1900 Anacostia Drive SE

Washington, DC 20020

Phone:

202-426-5961
This phone number is for the Frederick Douglass National Historic Site, which also staffs the Carter G. Woodson Home National Historic Site.

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