Events and Programs at Tudor Place in Washington DC
Regular Guided Tours
House shown by guided tour, offered hourly. Advance booking advised for weekends, peak periods like summer and school holidays, and Washington Dollar Days (February).
Book online up to 1 hour before tour time, or call 202.965.0400.
Walk-ins are welcome as space permits, with reservations advised during weekends and peak season. Garden-only visits are available any time the museum is open.
Holiday House Tours
Tuesday – Sunday, December 3 – 31, times vary
Tour the mansion viewing unique decorations and installations showing an 1899 Christmas by gaslight. In 1899, families in America celebrated not only the holidays, but also the turn of a new century.
Tudor Lights 2019
Thursday, December 5, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Enjoy the historic mansion, with unique decorations and vignettes evoking the Peter family’s 1899 holiday celebration. Free for members, $25 for non-members.
Midweek nights, December 11, 13, 17 & 19, 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Experience the mansion after dark when illuminated only by “gaslight” and “candlelight”, and decorated as it would have been in 1899. Enjoy period refreshments in the conservatory. Ages 16+.
Saturday & Sunday, December 14 & 15, times vary
Design your own festive mix of greens fresh-cut from the Tudor Place garden to craft a beautiful, historic decoration. No experience required. Instruction and all materials needed for one wreath per participant.
Saturday, December 21, 2019
Enjoy a brief, kid-friendly architecture tour and story time, then design your own gingerbread house, cottage, or mansion at our family-friendly workshop. For families with children of all ages.
For more information on Tudor Place, visit www.tudorplace.org.