Society of the Cincinnati
The Society of the Cincinnati is a private patriotic group that educates the public about the Revolutionary War. Who knew? What’s key...
The first modern-art museum in the country (opened in 1921) houses a small but exquisite collection of European and American works....
Congressman Alexander Stewart built the home in 1909 in the grand court style of Louis XIV. In 1941 the Grand Duchess of Luxembourg...
If you like chamber music, don’t forget about the Sunday concerts at the Phillips Collection. They have been a local tradition since 1941.
Opened in 1979, this was by many accounts the first organic restaurant in the country. Chef Nora was a pioneer of New American–style...
Massachusetts Ave NW btwn Observatory & Dupont Circles NW · interesting places nearby
Embassy Row information
How quickly can you leave the country? It takes about five minutes; just stroll north along Massachusetts Ave from Dupont Circle (the actual traffic circle) and you pass more than 40 embassies housed in mansions that range from elegant to imposing to discreet. Technically they're on foreign soil, as embassy grounds are the embassy nation's territory.