Dupont Circle

Much like Lyle, it’s often said that Dupont Circle ‘offers a little something for everyone’. Our beloved neighborhood offers a cool blend of historic homes, vibrant attractions and unique shops. It’s an area where everyone belongs and everyone can feel at home. Find a few of our favorite spots below.

The Phillips Collection

The Phillips Collection was America's first museum of modern art, founded by art collector and philanthropist Duncan Phillips in 1921. Celebrating its centenary in 2021, the museum has been collecting ground breaking works of modern and contemporary art for 100 years. 

National Zoo

At the Smithsonian National Zoological Park you'll find lions, tigers, giraffes and the zoo’s beloved giant pandas among the 1,500-plus animals that call the 163-acre park home. 

National Geographic Museum

Located along the southern edge of the Dupont Circle neighborhood, the National Geographic Museum features changing exhibitions, which may include exquisite photography from around the world, live demonstrations and interactive displays.

Smithsonian Museums

In the heart of DC lives the world’s largest museum, education and research complex. The Smithsonian institution is composed of more than 20 museums.  

Library of Congress

The Library of Congress is the research library that officially serves the United States Congress and is the de facto national library of the United States. It is the oldest federal cultural institution in the United States.

Woodrow Wilson House

Tour President Woodrow Wilson's final, Georgian revival home, which looks the same today as it did when Wilson lived here in the 1920s. The historic site also hosts exciting events, from vintage game nights to garden parties in spring.

Dupont Underground

Dupont Underground is a community arts organization transforming 15,000 sq. ft of open abandoned space under Dupont Circle into a platform for creative exchange and contemporary arts.

The White House

The White House is where the President and First Family of the United States live and work.  It is located at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW in Washington, D.C., and has been the residence of every U.S. president since John Adams in 1800.

Museum of the Bible

At the Museum of the Bible you’ll experience interactive galleries, one-of-a-kind attractions and hundreds of biblical artifacts that convey the global impact and fascinating history of one of the most influential, debated and best-selling books of all time.

Vietnam Women's Memorial

Just south of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall is the Vietnam Women's Memorial, which commemorates the 265,000 women that served in the Vietnam War, many of whom worked as nurses. 

Washington Monument

The Washington Monument is an obelisk within the National Mall in Washington, D.C., built to commemorate George Washington, once commander-in-chief of the Continental Army in the American Revolutionary War and the first President of the United States.

Ford's Theatre

A working theatre, historical monument, world-class museum and learning center, Ford's Theatre is the premier destination in Washington, DC to explore and celebrate the life and legacy of Abraham Lincoln.

George Washington's Mount Vernon

Mount Vernon is the historic home of America's first president, George Washington, just a short drive from Washington, DC and Alexandria, VA.

United States Capitol

The United States Capitol, often called The Capitol or the Capitol Building, is the meeting place of the United States Congress and the seat of the legislative branch of the U.S. federal government. It is located on Capitol Hill at the eastern end of the National Mall in Washington, D.C.