The George Washington University Museum and The Textile Museum

701 21st St NW, Washington, DC








The George Washington University’s Textile Museum is home to one of the most important private study textile collections in the world and features textiles from five continents and five millennia. In addition, GWU has the Albert H. Small Washingtonia Collection that includes prints, maps, and documents relating to the founding and history of Washington DC. A highlight is George Washington’s letter to Congress describing the ten-mile square that would be the District of Columbia.


Hours: Monday 11:00am-5:00pm, Wednesday-Thursday 11:00am-7:00pm, Friday 11:00am-5:00pm, Saturday 10:00am-5:00pm, Sunday 1:00pm-5:00pm
Admision: Suggested $8 Donation, Children Free



Photo Credit: (Left) Washington and His Family. Engraved by William Sartain, Philadelphia, after the    
                      painting by G. Schussele, Philadelphia. Published by Bradley & Co., Philadelphia, 1864.
                      Albert H. Small Washingtoniana Collection,  The George Washington University and The
                     Textile Museum
                     (Right) The George Washington University and The Textile Museum

Updated January 24, 2019

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