Permits & Reservations


Film and photography permits follow the guidlines of the National Capital Area and you can find more information on their website. For specific questions, please call the National Captial Parks-East permits office at 202-690-5152.


Tours of the Carter G. Woodson Home may be reserved to guarantee your spot on the tour. Space is limited to twenty people per tour time. Visit or call 1-877-444-6777 at least the day before your desired tour time to make a reservation.

There is a $1.50 charge per reserved spot on the tour. School groups pay a flat fee of $5.00.

More information about tours of Dr. Woodson's home can be found on the Guided Tours page.

  • A guide in historical clothing talks to young visitors with mobile devices

    Tour the Home!

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

  • A color photo of the restored site and two adjacent properties

    The Office-Home

    Learn more about the pioneering work done by Dr. Woodson and others from out of this American treasure that is now a national historic site.

  • A blue wheelchair-accessible logo painted onto the pavement in front of a historic house


    We strive to make the site accessible for everybody.

Last updated: July 1, 2020

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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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