Plan Your Visit

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Things to Do

Tour the historic house, see exhibits, explore the grounds, and watch the film.

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Basic Information

Find out about operating hours and seasons, fees and passes, and permits and reservations.

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Attend special events and programs.

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Directions & Transportation

Find directions for driving, walking, biking, or public transportation to the site.

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We strive to make the site accessible for everybody.

Frederick Douglass Bust Statue

Frederick Douglass Bicentennial

Join the National Park Service as we commemorate 200 years of Frederick Douglass's life and legacy.

Last updated: February 19, 2018

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1411 W Street SE
Washington , DC 20020


202 426-5961

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