Fees & Passes

No entrance pass required

An entrance pass is not required to access Mary McLeod Bethune Council House National Historic Site .

Other National Park Service sites may require an entrance pass or fee. Depending on your trip plans, an interagency pass may save you money.

2024 Free Entrance Days in the National Parks

Come experience the national parks! All National Park Service sites that charge an entrance fee will offer free admission to everyone (other fees, including timed entry or reservation fees, may apply). Mark your calendar for these entrance fee-free dates:


There is no fee to visit the Mary McLeod Bethune Council House NHS.

Groups larger than 15 visitors should email BethuneNHS@nps.gov. We should get back to you within a couple of days.

The National Archives for Black Women's History, located at the NPS Museum Resource Center in Landover, MD is not accepting research requests at this time. We are sorry for the inconvenience and hope to be able to serve you soon. Please check our website for updates at: https://www.nps.gov/mamc/learn/historyculture/mamc_nabwh.htm. For additional questions, please reach out to NABWH_Archivist@nps.gov.

Last updated: May 12, 2023

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Mary McLeod Bethune Council House National Historic Site
1318 Vermont Avenue NW

Washington, DC 20005



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