Anderson House, the home of the American Revolution Institute, is a vibrant, elegant center for exploring the history and legacy of the achievement of American independence. Located along Embassy Row in the heart of Washington’s historic Dupont Circle neighborhood, Anderson House welcomes visitors from around the world for the Institute’s programs.
Visitors to Anderson House can enjoy a tour of the mansion, view the current temporary exhibition and conduct research in the Institute’s library. The Institute also hosts events throughout the year for visitors of all ages to learn more about the American Revolution and its legacy. Browse our calendar of events for more information.
The Institute’s temporary exhibitions offer in-depth examinations of various topics on the American Revolution and its legacy.
Public programs like lectures, author's talks, special tours and more explore themes of the American Revolution for a variety of age groups.
Library researchers study materials related to the military history of the eighteenth century.
Docents lead guided tours of the first and second floors of Anderson House.