Previously known as Cedar Hill, this house was once the home of one of the most prominent African Americans, Frederick Douglass. Walk through this statesman's estate, see engaging exhibitions, or watch an educative film in the auditorium.
The only way to visit the inside of this historic house is as a part of a guided tour - there is limited space so be sure to make a reservation in advance.
Grounds and visitor center:
Apr - Oct: daily 9 am - 5 pm
Nov - Mar: daily 9 am - 4:30 pm
Tours of the historic house:
9 am, 12:15 pm, 1:15 pm, 3 pm, 3:30 pm
(Apr - Oct: + 4 pm )
Free admission to the site.
Tours of the house are ticketed, make sure to arrive early enough to pick up your tickets. They can also be reserved in advance.
$1.50 charge for each reserved ticket
Official website http://www.nps.gov/frdo/index.htm
Coordinates 38°51'48.109" N -76°59'6.671" E