Dumbarton Oaks

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Dumbarton Oaks Museum, Research Library and Collection is the legacy of Robert and Mildred Woods Bliss to Harvard University and to the humanities.
The Dumbarton Oaks Museum is known for its specialized collections of Byzantine and Pre-Columbian art. Dumbarton also presents a season of music, lectures and talks and special exhibitions.


Open Tuesday through Sunday, except federal holidays and in hazardous conditions.
Museum is Free.

Garden Admission. Regular Season (March 15–October 31)
2:00–6:00 p.m.
$10 Regular
$8 Military (with valid ID)
$8 Senior (60+)
$5 Students and Children (ages 2–12)
Free for Harvard faculty, students, and staff (with Harvard photo ID)

Admission to the Garden in the Winter Season is free.
Winter Season (November 1–March 14)
2:00–5:00 p.m.
Admission to the garden in the Winter Season is free.
Thru Feb. 28, 2019Juggling the Middle Ages
Jan. 13 & 14, 2019Music at Dumbarton Oaks - ZOFO
Thu. Jan 24, 2019Mary, a Multivalent Figure and the Mother of All: Juggling the Middle Ages and Byzantine Studies Public Lecture by Professor Ioli Kalavrezou
Feb. 10 & 11, 2019Music at Dumbarton Oaks - Polonsky-Shifrin-Wiley Trio
Mar. 17 & 18, 2019Music at Dumbarton Oaks - Howling Gaels
Mar. 31 & Apr. 1, 2019Music at Dumbarton Oaks - The Knights, with Kinan Azmeh

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Dumbarton Oaks

1703 32nd Street, NW
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