Guided Tours

Rangers guide interpretive tours of the house on Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays at the times listed below.

Space is limited to twenty people on each tour. Tour spots are first-come, first-served or may be reserved.

Tours last about 45 minutes. They begin at:

  • 9:00 am
  • 10:00 am
  • 11:00 am
  • 1:00 pm
  • 2:00 pm
  • 3:00 pm
  • 4:00 pm


  • Reservations are recommended. To make a reservation, visit or call 1-877-444-6777. There is a $1.00 fee for each reserved spot on the tour. Reservations must be made at least the day beforehand.
  • There is an accessible ramp and accessible parking spot behind the home. The second and third floors of the home can only be reached by climbing the stairs.
  • Visitors cannot join a tour after it has begun.
  • Strollers and large bags are not allowed in the historic house.
  • Eating, drinking, chewing gum, and smoking are not allowed in the historic house.

Last updated: February 27, 2019

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Mailing Address:

National Capital Parks-East
1900 Anacostia Drive SE

Washington, DC 20020


This phone number is for the Frederick Douglass National Historic Site, which also staffs the Carter G. Woodson Home National Historic Site.

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