Historical Society of Washington, DC

School groups, high school classes, and university students from D.C. and around the country visit the Society to learn about Washington and experience a hands-on approach to historical research. A docent-lead tour of the permanent exhibit, Window to Washington, provides a captivating overview of  the development of the District's built environment. Hands-on library and research orientations with special collections provide a deeper experience for school and neighborhood groups. The Society also hosts House History Workshops to teach locals how to research the histories of their own homes and other properties around the city.
 
Contact Info
Address: 801 K Street NW, Washington, DC 20001. District of Columbia. Tel: 202-249-3955. Website: www.dchistory.org/programs/tours-workshops. Hrs: Window to Washington Exhibit Tues. - Fri. 10AM - 4PM, Kiplinger Research Library Tues. - Fri. By Prior Appointment.
 
Trip Info
Grade Level: K-College. Activity Type: Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: Varies. Cost: Free.
 
SUPPORTS CLASSROOM LEARNING IN: Social Studies.
SUPPORTS SCOUT BADGES IN: Social Studies.