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 Aug. 18Beyond Knotting: Wari and Inka Tunics from the Collection
Thru Aug. 18Written in Knots: Undeciphered Accounts of Andean Life
Thru Jun. 1, 2020Asian Art from the Bliss Collection
Thru Aug. 31Dumbarton Oaks - 2019-2020 Season & Subscription Info
Wed, Thu, Fri & SatGarden Tour
Jun. 28 – Nov. 1Architecture Tour
Jul. 5 – Aug. 16Written in Knots: Curator Tour

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Dumbarton Oaks

1703 32nd Street, NW
Washington, DC 20007
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