DAR Museum

Cause Area

  • Arts & Culture
  • Children & Youth
  • Community
  • Education & Literacy
  • Women


1776 D ST NWWASHINGTON, DC 20006 United States

Organization Information

Mission Statement

The DAR Museum looks at the American experience through objects and art of the American home from the Colonial Era to the early 20th century.


The DAR Museum provides public programs for children, families, students, adults and special interest groups, such as the Girl Scouts. The DAR Museum, founded in 1890, is a decorative arts museum telling the story of early American home life with a collection of 30,000 objects dating from the 18th through early 20th century. The Museum has one annual exhibition, two galleries, and thirty-one period rooms.

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