Spring in the gardens


There's something new in every season

Facilities and Access


Restrooms are available in the following locations on the estate:

  • Visitor Center: accessible with changing station
  • Mansion: accessible companion care
  • Merriweather Café: accessible
  • C.W. Post: accessible companion care with changing station
  • Dacha: Available on the lower level. Enter using the outdoor stairs on the side of the building.


  • Elevators are available in the visitor center and mansion.
  • Wheelchairs are available first come, first served in the visitor center. Ask for photos of areas that are inaccessible by wheelchair.
  • Exhibition label text is available in braille and large print.
  • Service animals are permitted on the estate; no pets are allowed. 
  • Interpreters are hired on a case-by-case basis, and we require advance notice of requests. Please call 202.686.5807 at least two weeks in advance if you would like to have a sign language, oral, or cued speech interpreter during your visit.
  • Touch tours can be accommodated on a case-by-case basis. Advance notice is required. Please call 202.686.5807 if you are interested in arranging a touch tour.