The national capital region of Washington, D.C., northern Virginia, and suburban Maryland is home to The Historic House Museum Consortium of Metropolitan Washington D.C., a diverse collection of over 40 sites open to the public as museums and historic attractions. Ranging from the homes of three presidents to the site of an infamous presidential assassination to homes lived in by abolitionists and civil rights leaders, suffragettes and diplomats, patriots, generals, a naval hero, and founding fathers and mothers, the Historic House Consortium of Metropolitan Washington D.C., offers a wide variety of experiences. Featuring an amazing array of American architectural styles from the Colonial and Federal periods to a house designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, home types include small farmsteads, stately plantations, urban row houses, a home in a 1930’s planned community, and of course magnificent mansions and country estates!
134 N. Royal Street
Alexandria, VA 22314