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.

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Tour the Home!

The Woodson Home is open to the public for tours on Thursdays, Fridays, & Saturdays. Learn more here!

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Basic Information

Learn more about operating hours and seasons, current conditions, and more.

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We strive to make the site accessible for everybody.

Last updated: February 27, 2019

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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