DAR Museum

1776 D St. NW, Washington, DC 20006 - United States



Free Everyday

The DAR Museum looks at the American experience through objects and art of the American home from the colonial era through the early 20th century. The collection includes furniture, paintings, clothing, and other objects found in 400 years of American homes.


Visit our 31 period rooms that tell the story of the American home from the 1600s through the early 1900s.


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