The pair owned by the Smithsonian National Museum of American History, worn by actress Judy Garland in “The Wizard of Oz,” were donated to the museum anonymously in 1979.
Stories about World War II and the persecution of Europe’s Jews were a constant presence in American movie theaters and living rooms throughout the 1930–40s. Award-winning films such as Mrs. […]
Join professional tour guide Dwane Starlin and view the parts of Georgetown involved in conflicts during the “Second Revolutionary War,” including Dumbarton House!
As the British marched closer on August 24th, 1814, Dolley Madison fled her beloved White House, taking refuge with the Carroll’s at Dumbarton House. Enjoy special self-guided tours Friday, Saturday, […]
Escape the summer heat and enjoy a nice cold treat! Learn about ice cream, ice, cold dishes and how they kept things cold! Bring your sweet tooth and prepare for […]
Join Archaeology in the Community (AITC) for the 7th Annual Day of Archaeology festival at Dumbarton House! The International Day of Archaeology aims to raise public awareness of the relevance […]
Grammy Award-winning musician José Feliciano donated his Concerto Candelas guitar, built for him in 1967, and several other personal items to the Smithsonian National Museum of American History.
Holocaust survivors tell their life stories in their own words, uniting personal experience with history in a way that is extraordinary in its immediacy and power. Each hour-long program features […]