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Inauguration: Special Operating Hours and Information

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If you're going to be in DC for the Presidential Inauguration, please keep in mind that normal operating hours will change for many restaurants, attractions and tours. Here is a list of special operating hours, information and additional resources for you to make the most of this historic weekend in the nation's capital.

Attractions

African American Civil War Memorial and Museum
Inauguration Weekend Hours: Scheduled group tours until 5:00pm
Inauguration Day Hours: Scheduled group tours until 5:00pm
Website: afroamcivilwar.org
Phone: 202-667-2667

Bureau of Printing and Engraving
Inauguration Weekend Hours: Closed
Inauguration Day Hours: Closed
Website: moneyfactory.gov
Phone: 202-874-2330

Folger Shakespeare Library
Inauguration Weekend Hours: Varies; Check attraction web page for details
Inauguration Day Hours: Closed
Website: folger.edu
Phone: 202-675-0375

Ford's Theatre
Inauguration Weekend Hours: Varies; Check attraction web page for details
Inauguration Day Hours: Closed
Website: fords.org
Phone: 202-347-4833

George Washington's Mount Vernon Estate, Museums & Gardens
Inauguration Weekend Hours: 9:00am-4:00pm each day
Inauguration Day Hours: 9:00am-4:00pm
Website: mountvernon.org
Phone: 703-780-2000

Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens
Inauguration Weekend Hours: Varies; Check attraction web page for details
Inauguration Day Hours: Closed
Website: hillwoodmuseum.org
Phone: 202-686-5807

Library of Congress
Inauguration Weekend Hours: 8:30am-4:30pm on January 19
Inauguration Day Hours: Closed
Website: loc.gov
Phone: 202-707-5000

Madame Tussauds Washington D.C.
Inauguration Weekend Hours: 10:00am-8:00pm each day
Inauguration Day Hours: 10:00am-8:00pm
Website: madametussaudsdc.com
Phone: 202-823-9565

National Aquarium
Inauguration Weekend Hours: 9:00am-4:30pm each day
Inauguration Day Hours: Closed
Website: aqua.org
Phone: 202-482-2826

Newseum
Inauguration Weekend Hours: 9:00am-5:00pm each day
Inauguration Day Hours: Closed for special event
Website: newseum.org
Phone: 202-292-6100

Potomac Riverboat Company
Inauguration Weekend Hours: Check attraction web page for details
Inauguration Day Hours: 8:00am-8:00pm
Website: potomacriverboatco.com
Phone: 703-684-0580

Renwick Gallery of the Smithsonian Institution American Art Museum
Inauguration Weekend Hours: 10:00am-5:30pm each day
Inauguration Day Hours: Closed
Website: americanart.si.edu
Phone: 202-633-1000

Ronald Reagan Building & International Trade Center
Inauguration Weekend Hours: 5:00am-2:00am each day
Inauguration Day Hours: 5:00am-2:00am
Website: itcdc.com
Phone: 202-312-1300

Smithsonian Institution African Art Museum
Inauguration Weekend Hours: 10:00am-5:30pm each day
Inauguration Day Hours: 8:00am-5:30pm
Website: africa.si.edu/
Phone: 202-633-1000

Smithsonian Institution American Art Museum
Inauguration Weekend Hours: 11:30am-7:00pm each day
Inauguration Day Hours: 11:30am-7:00pm
Website: americanart.si.edu
Phone: 202-633-1000

Smithsonian Institution American Indian Museum
Inauguration Weekend Hours: 10:00am-5:30pm each day
Inauguration Day Hours: Closed
Website: nmai.si.edu/home/
Phone: 202-633-1000

Smithsonian Institution Castle Information Center
Inauguration Weekend Hours: 10:00am-5:30pm each day
Inauguration Day Hours: 7:30am-5:30pm
Website: www.si.edu/Museums/smithsonian-institution-building
Phone: 202-633-1000

Smithsonian Institution Freer Gallery
Inauguration Weekend Hours: 10:00am-5:30pm each day
Inauguration Day Hours: 8:00am-5:30pm
Website: www.asia.si.edu/
Phone: 202-633-1000

Smithsonian Institution Hirshorn Museum
Inauguration Weekend Hours: 10:00am-5:30pm each day
Inauguration Day Hours: 8:00am-5:30pm
Website: www.hirshhorn.si.edu
Phone: 202-633-1000

Smithsonian Institution Sackler Gallery
Inauguration Weekend Hours: 10:00am-5:30pm each day
Inauguration Day Hours: 8:00am-5:30pm
Website: www.asia.si.edu/
Phone: 202-633-1000

Smithsonian Institution National Air and Space Museum
Inauguration Weekend Hours: 10:00am-5:30pm each day
Inauguration Day Hours: 10:00am-5:30pm
Website: airandspace.si.edu
Phone: 202-633-1000

Smithsonian Institution National Museum of American History
Inauguration Weekend Hours: 10:00am-5:30pm each day
Inauguration Day Hours: 10:00-5:30pm
Website: americanhistory.si.edu
Phone: 202-633-1000

Smithsonian Institution National Museum of Natural History
Inauguration Weekend Hours: Varies; Check attraction web page for details
Inauguration Day Hours: 10:00am-5:30pm
Website: mnh.si.edu
Phone: 202-633-1000

The Society of the Cincinnati - Anderson House
Inauguration Weekend Hours: 1:00pm-4:00pm on January 19; Closed Janaury 20
Inauguration Day Hours: Closed
Website: societyofthecincinnati.org
Phone: 202-785-2040

Tudor Place Historic House & Garden
Inauguration Weekend Hours: 10:00am-4:00pm each day; Last tour at 3:00pm
Inauguration Day Hours: Closed
Website: tudorplace.org
Phone: 202-965-0400

U.S. Botanic Gardens
Inauguration Weekend Hours: 10:00am-5:00pm each day
Inauguration Day Hours: Closed
Website: usbg.gov
Phone: 202-225-8333

U.S. Capitol & Capitol Visitor Center
Inauguration Weekend Hours: Closed
Inauguration Day Hours: Closed
Website: visitthecapitol.gov
Phone: 202-226-8000

Woodrow Wilson House
Inauguration Weekend Hours: 10:00am-4:00pm each day
Inauguration Day Hours: Closed
Website: woodrowwilsonhouse.org
Phone: 202-387-4062


 

 

Tours

Bike and Roll Washington, DC
Inauguration Weekend Hours: 10:00am-4:00pm each day
Inauguration Day Hours: Closed
Special events/offers: Bike deliveries to hotels
Website: bikethesites.com
Phone: 202-842-2453

City Bike Tours of Washington, DC
Inauguration Weekend Hours: Varies; Check attraction web page for details.
Inauguration Day Hours: Closed
Special events/offers: No
Website: dc.capitalcitybiketours.com
Phone: 202-626-0017

DC Metro Food Tours
Inauguration Weekend Hours: 2:00pm daily tours
Inauguration Day Hours: 2:00pm tours
Special events/offers: Obama themed restaurant tour and Capitol Hill Food Tour: History of Inauguration
Website: dcmetrofoodtours.com
Phone: 202-683-8847

Washington Walks
Inauguration Weekend Hours: Private walking tours only
Inauguration Day Hours: Closed
Special events/offers: No
Website: washingtonwalks.com
Phone: 202-484-1565


 

 

Restaurants

14K Restaurant and Lounge
Inauguration Weekend Hours: 6:30am-11:00pm
Inauguration Day Hours: 6:00am-2:00am
Special Inauguration Day Offer: n/a
Website: 14krestaurant.com
Phone: 202-218-7524

Beacon Bar & Grill
Inauguration Weekend Hours: 7:30am-10:00pm
Inauguration Day Hours: 6:30am-10:30pm
Special Inauguration Day Offer: Special Inauguration Lunch & Dinner menu
Website: bbgwdc.com
Phone: 202-872-1126

Belga Café
Inauguration Weekend Hours: Varies; Check restaurant web page for details
Inauguration Day Hours: 8:00am-10:00pm
Special Inauguration Day Offer: Special Inauguration Day cocktails
Website: belgacafe.com
Phone: 202-544-0100

Buca di Beppo
Inauguration Weekend Hours: 11:30am-2:00am
Inauguration Day Hours: 11:30am-2:00am
Special Inauguration Day Offer: Banquet Packages and Party Pans To Go
Website: bucadibeppo.com
Phone: 202-518-4048

Café du Parc
Inauguration Weekend Hours: Varies; Check restaurant web page for details
Inauguration Day Hours: Not Available
Special Inauguration Day Offer: n/a
Website: cafeduparc.com
Phone: 202-628-9100

Carmine's
Inauguration Weekend Hours: Varies; Check restaurant web page for details
Inauguration Day Hours: 7:00am-12:00am
Special Inauguration Day Offer: n/a
Website: carminesnyc.com
Phone: 202-737-7770

CityZen
Inauguration Weekend Hours: Breakfast 7:00am-11:00am; Brunch 11:30am-4:00pm; Dinner 5:30pm-10:00pm
Inauguration Day Hours: 6:30am-10:00pm
Special Inauguration Day Offer: n/a
Website: mandarinoriental.com/washington
Phone: 202-787-6148

Dandy Restaurant Cruise Ships
Inauguration Weekend Hours: Varies; Check restaurant web page for details
Inauguration Day Hours: 9:30am-6:30pm office; Dinner cruise 7:00pm-10:00pm
Special Inauguration Day Offer: n/a
Website: dandydinnerboat.com
Phone: 703-683-6076

Entertainment Cruises
Inauguration Weekend Hours: Lunch and Dinner cruises available; visit website for specific daily info
Inauguration Day Hours: 6:00pm-10:00pm Dinner Cruise
Special Inauguration Day Offer: Inauguration Dinner Cruise on Odyssey
Website: entertainmentcruises.com
Phone: 202-488-6010

Fado Irish Pub & Restaurant
Inauguration Weekend Hours: 11:00am-3:00am
Inauguration Day Hours: 11:00am-2:00am
Special Inauguration Day Offer: n/a
Website: fadoirishpub.com/washington
Phone: 202-789-0066

Fuel Pizza & Wings
Inauguration Weekend Hours: 10:30 am-11:00pm
Inauguration Day Hours: 10:00am-11:00pm
Special Inauguration Day Offer: n/a
Website: fuelpizza.com
Phone: 202-659-3835

Hard Rock Café
Inauguration Weekend Hours: Varies; Check restaurant web page for details
Inauguration Day Hours: 11:00am-11:00pm
Special Inauguration Day Offer: n/a
Website: hardrock.com/dc
Phone: 202-737-7625

Hill Country Barbeque Market
Inauguration Weekend Hours: Varies; Check restaurant web page for details
Inauguration Day Hours: 11:30am-4:00am
Special Inauguration Day Offer: Sidewalk Breakfast stand from 8:00am-11:00am; Live Band Karaoke starting at 7:00 PM.
Website: hillcountrywdc.com
Phone: 202-556-2050

Kababji Grill
Inauguration Weekend Hours: Varies; Check restaurant web page for details
Inauguration Day Hours: Lunch 11:30am-2:30pm; Dinner 5:00pm- 10:00pm
Special Inauguration Day Offer: n/a
Website: kababji.com
Phone: 202-822-8999

Kramerbooks & Afterwords Cafe
Inauguration Weekend Hours: Varies; Check restaurant web page for details
Inauguration Day Hours: 7:30am-2:00am
Special Inauguration Day Offer: n/a
Website: kramers.com
Phone: 202-387-1400

Mansion on O Street
Inauguration Weekend Hours: Varies; Check restaurant web page for details.
Inauguration Day Hours: Lunch 12:00pm-2:00pm; Happy Hour 5:30pm-8:00pm
Special Inauguration Day Offer: n/a
Website: omansion.com
Phone: 202-496-2020

Morton's The Steakhouse-Arlington
Inauguration Weekend Hours: 5:00pm-11:00pm
Inauguration Day Hours: 5:00pm-10:00pm
Special Inauguration Day Offer: n/a
Website: mortons.com/arlington
Phone: 703-418-1444

Morton's The Steakhouse-Georgetown
Inauguration Weekend Hours: Varies; Check restaurant web page for details
Inauguration Day Hours: 5:00pm-11:00pm
Special Inauguration Day Offer: n/a
Website: mortons.com/georgetown
Phone: 202-342-6258

Mount Vernon Inn Restaurant
Inauguration Weekend Hours: Lunch 11am-3:30pm; Dinner 5pm-9pm
Inauguration Day Hours: Lunch 11am-3:30pm; Dinner- 5pm-9pm
Special Inauguration Day Offer: n/a
Website: mountvernon.org/MountVernonInn
Phone: 703-780-0011

Old Ebbitt Grill
Inauguration Weekend Hours: Varies; Check restaurant web page for details
Inauguration Day Hours: 5:00pm-4:00am
Special Inauguration Day Offer: n/a
Website: ebbitt.com
Phone: 202-347-4801

Ping Pong Dim Sum
Inauguration Weekend Hours: 11:30am-12:00am
Inauguration Day Hours: 11:30am-12:00am
Special Inauguration Day Offer: Breakfast Pop-up Shop from 3:30AM-7:00AM
Website: pingpongdimsum.us
Phone: 202-506-3740

Shelly's Back Room
Inauguration Weekend Hours: Varies; Check restaurant web page for details
Inauguration Day Hours: 11:30am-2:00am
Special Inauguration Day Offer: n/a
Website: shellysbackroom.com
Phone: 202-737-3003

Sofitel Washington, DC Lafayette Square
Inauguration Weekend Hours: 7:00am-11:00pm (Restaurant); 10:00am-2:00am (Bar)
Inauguration Day Hours: 7:00am-11:00pm (Restaurant); 10:00am-2:00am (Bar)
Special Inauguration Day Offer: Inauguration Soiree at Le Bar
Website: sofitelwashingtondc.com
Phone: 202-730-8800

The Grill from Ipanema
Inauguration Weekend Hours: 11:30am-2:00am
Inauguration Day Hours: 11:00am-11:00pm
Special Inauguration Day Offer: n/a
Website: thegrillfromipanema.com
Phone: 202-986-0757

Tony and Joe's
Inauguration Weekend Hours: Varies; Check restaurant web page for details
Inauguration Day Hours: 11:00am-12:00am
Special Inauguration Day Offer: Presidential Inaugural Gala on January 19 from 8pm-2am. Tickets can be purchased at tonyandjoes.com/inaugural-gala
Website: tonyandjoes.com
Phone: 202-944-4545

ZENGO Restaurant
Inauguration Weekend Hours: Varies; Check restaurant web page for details
Inauguration Day Hours: 5:00pm-2:00am
Special Inauguration Day Offer: Half price bottles of wine with dinner
Website: richardsandoval.com
Phone: 202-393-2929