Plan Your Visit

bThe Carter G. Woodson Home National Historic Site is the 389th unit of the National Park Service. Acquired in 2005, the site is now open to the public.

Learn About the Founding Father Dr. Woodson

About the Site

Discover the history of Carter G. Woodson and his contribution to Black History


Things to Do

Discover more about the park while touring with park rangers along a ranger led guided tour


More information on how to access the park

A ranger talks with a group of people in a large room

Tour the Site!

The Woodson Home is open to the public for tours on Saturdays and Sundays this summer. Make your reservation today!

Carter G. Woodson Home NHS Planning Process

Woodson Home Planning Process

The National Park Service is currently planning the future use of the Carter G. Woodson Home NHS. Learn more about this process.

Operating Hours

Basic Info

Check out operating hours and directions to the park


Last updated: July 28, 2017

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

National Capital Parks-East
1900 Anacostia Drive SE

Washington, DC 20020


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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