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Due to an impending snow and ice storm, Old Town Trolley Tours will be closed for day tour operations on Wednesday February 20, 2019. We will however, operate our normal night tours. Night tour hotel pickups will be on time. Tours in Arlington will not run Wednesday February 20th. We apologize for any inconvenience.
Due to the current weather and our safety standards, we will not be operating our Monuments By Moonlight Tours tonight Wednesday February 20, 2019. We apologize for any inconvenience.
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Charles Sumner Museum and Archives

open Mon-Fri: 10am - 5pm Free
charles sumner museum in Washington DC

Charles Sumner fought for the abolition of slavery and for the rights of African Americans throughout his career as a United States Senator. Today, people from all over the world can gain an understanding of his efforts at the museum that bears his name. The Charles Sumner Museum and Archives is housed at the historic Charles Sumner School building that was constructed in 1872. It was here that the first high school class of African Americans graduated in 1877.

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Visit the museum to see a collection of memorabilia that relates to the public school system in DC and for a variety of art exhibits. The Sumner building itself is a glorious architectural example of the Victorian style structures of the time.

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