Anderson House & The American Revolution Institute

Explore the Anderson House, home of The American Revolution Institute of the Society of the Cincinnati headquarters. A National Historic Landmark in the Dupont Circle neighborhood of Washington, D.C. Since 1938, the Society has made its headquarters at Anderson House, where it has worked to advance its mission to honor the men and women who won American independence in the Revolutionary War. Tours of the mansion reveal the history of the Society of the Cincinnati, the significance of the American Revolution, and the lives and collections of the home’s first owners, Larz and Isabel Anderson. The mansion was completed in 1905 for the Andersons, a wealthy couple who devoted their lives to public service, travel, entertaining, collecting, and philanthropy—interests and activities that are reflected in Anderson House, where much of the couple’s art collection and furnishings are still on display.

Hours
Museum Hours: Tu-Sat, 10am-4pm, Su 12-4pm
Guided tours begin at 15 minutes past each hour
Library Hours: M-F, 10am-4pm
Admission
Free Tours. Program costs may vary.
Events
Thru Dec. 31Anderson House
Thru Oct. 27Revolutionary Reflections: French Memories of the War for America
Thu. Oct 24French Marquis, Yorktown Victor, Spanish Grandee: Claude-Anne de Rouvoy, marquis de Saint-Simon
Tue. Nov 5The Property of the Nation: George Washington’s Tomb, Mount Vernon, and the Memory of the First President
Nov. 8, 2019 – Apr. 5, 2020America’s First Veterans
Sun. Nov 10Contemporary Ensemble
Mon. Nov 11American Veterans through Two Centuries
Tue. Nov 12Richard Lin, Violin Chih Chen, Piano
Fri. Nov 15Lunch Bite - A Pensioner of the Revolution
Fri. Dec 6Holidays through History
Sun. Dec 8Holiday Vocals
Fri. Dec 13Lunch Bite - Nisbet Balfour’s Letter Book of 1781

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Anderson House & The American Revolution Institute

2118 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20008
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