The Architects Foundation today announced the reopening of The Octagon Museum. The Octagon closed to the public in March 2020 with the start of the COVID pandemic.

The Octagon will be open Thursday-Saturday from 11am-4pm. Museum admission is $10/adult, $5/children and teens under 18, and free for children under 5.

Free guided tours will be offered at 11am and 3pm (roughly 45 mins) and are included with museum admission. Self-guided tour information is available on-site.

As a museum and exhibit space, the oldest private residence in DC now hosts programs demonstrating the cultural and societal impact of architects and architecture, and the architect’s potential to create a just and equitable society. In June, the museum will host “SAY IT LOUD,” an exhibition curated by Pascale Sablan, FAIA showcasing diverse designers from the DC area, as well as a special component featuring Black architects from The American Institute of Architects’ College of Fellows.

Individuals and companies interested in supporting the museum can sign up for the Octagon Alliance, the museum’s new membership program. Memberships start at $17.99/year and include free admission ($10 ticket value), one private tour, and other benefits.

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