1411 W Street SE
Washington, DC 20020
Home of Frederick Douglass, the Leading African American
Spokesman of the 19th Century is dedicated to preserving the
legacy of the most famous 19th century African American.
Visitors to the site learn about his efforts to abolish
slavery and his struggle for rights for all oppressed
Open: The site is open every day of the year with the
exceptions of Thanksgiving, December 25th, and January 1st.
Admission: Free Ranger led tours are the only way
to see the inside of the Frederick Douglass house. Tours are
ticketed, and there are a limited number of tickets available for
each tour. Tour tickets are available by
reservation or on a first-come, first-served walk-in basis.
Visitors are strongly encouraged to make a reservation to guarantee
their place on the tour.