Visit The Octagon


  • Friday & Saturday, 11am-4pm (Last entry at 3:30!)
  • Free guided tours available 11am & 3pm (roughly 45 mins)
  • The Octagon will be closed for annual maintenance Jan 15-Feb 23, with an anticipated reopening Friday, February 24. Private tours will be available with 2 weeks advance notice.


  • $10/adult
  • $5/children and teens under 18; free for children under 5
  • Octagon members receive free entry and more! Become a member >

Preparing for your visit

  • Book your tickets in advance (tickets also available on-site)
  • Explore our exhibits & events and history
  • Please be advised:
    • Masks required (regardless of vaccination status).
    • The Octagon is not ADA accessible, however, we do offer a wonderful online tour of the spaces on our website.
    • For groups of 10 or more, please email for reservations and booking options. We request at 2 weeks advance notice; large group tours will not be available during the museum’s general open hours.

Location & contact info
(202) 626 7439

1799 New York Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20006

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