Profs & Pints: The Worst President Ever?

July 16, 2019

Profs and Pints presents: “The Worst President Ever?” with Michael Ross, professor of history at the University of Maryland at College Park. As talk of impeachment stirs in Washington, it’s […]

Profs & Pints: The Hunt for Lost Nazi Uranium

July 9, 2019

Profs and Pints presents: “The Hunt for Lost Nazi Uranium,” with Timothy Koeth, associate professor, and Miriam Hiebert, postdoctoral researcher in Materials Science and Engineering at the University of Maryland. […]

Profs & Pints: Troubling Truths About Our Anthem’s Author

July 2, 2019

Profs and Pints presents: “Troubling Truths About Our Anthem’s Author,” with Marc Leepson, historian, college lecturer, and author of What So Proudly We Hailed: Francis Scott Key, A Life. Gear […]

Free Landmark Lecture: The World’s Columbian Exposition of 1893

May 14, 2019

In August of 1893, Britannia W. Kennon, the seventy-eight year-old owner of Tudor Place, traveled by train from Washington to Chicago to experience the World’s Columbian Exposition, also known as […]

Opening Day for Apple Store, History Center at Carnegie Library (photos)

May 12, 2019

The restoration project, which began in 2016, preserved the Beaux-Arts-style building’s historic facades and restored some of its early 20th-century detailing.

New Beer’s Eve

April 6, 2019

Come celebrate your new favorite holiday: New Beers Eve! On April 7th, 1933 beer productions was once again made legal in the US, marking the imminent end of prohibition. Join […]

Washington Dollar Days: Tour Tudor Place for a Buck

February 1, 2019

Practice frugality our founding father would approve of: Pay just $1 per person for any regular tour in February, the month of George Washington’s birth. We are DC’s only historic […]

Free Lecture

January 18, 2019

Come sharpen your DC history knowledge with this FREE lecture presented by our Curator, Grant Quertermous. Hear stories surrounding Peter family furniture, silver and household items made by local Georgetown […]

Oldest Synagogue Building Moves to New D.C. Site (photos)

January 10, 2019

Before becoming a museum, the building served as an African American church, a Greek Orthodox church, various eateries, a barbershop, a bicycle store and a dental practice.