Operating Hours & Seasons

**The Frederick Douglass NHS Visitor Center and Historic Home are currently closed to the public and no guided tours are available. The Grounds remain open to the public on Fridays and Saturdays.**

Historic House

The historic house is open only at scheduled times for guided tours. Rangers guide tours every day, except for January 1, Thanksgiving, and December 25. Reservations are strongly encouraged.

Visitor Center and Grounds

The visitor center and grounds are open daily, except for January 1, Thanksgiving, and December 25. Hours vary by season:

April 1 through October 31 - 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
November 1 through March 31 - 9:00 am to 4:30 pm

Unscheduled closures may occur due to emergencies or inclement weather. For the latest updates on our operating status, contact us, follow us on social media, or check for alerts.

Last updated: August 6, 2021

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1411 W Street SE
Washington , DC 20020


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