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Weird and wonderful

Very strange hotel, arts center, museum and shop with secret doors. Talk about your weird and... read more

Reviewed 8 July 2018
Laurel, Maryland
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A great way to spend a Winter afternoon

Exploring The Mansion on O is a great way to spend a cold afternoon although a day might be needed... read more

Reviewed 23 February 2018
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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2020 O St NW, Washington DC, DC 20036-5912
+1 202-496-2000
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Reviewed 4 October 2018

Staff welcomed us and shared some of the intriguing history of the fabulous Mansion Museum. We were then set off to discover secret doors and an eclectic collection of artifacts. It was fun to think of the artists and game changers who have stayed in...More

Thank bnbdigs2
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

My wife and I did the hidden door search after a bartender highly recommended it. We thought it sounded really neat but were highly underwhelmed. What I envisioned would be a historic gothic mansion with trap doors turned out to be a large ugly house...More

3  Thank MatthewHarp
Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

Such a great experience! My friend and I showed up late afternoon on a Monday. We had an hour and a half before they closed for the day. That turned out to be the perfect amount of time for us to feel like we got...More

1  Thank RandomTraveler76
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

My family and I had been through most of the Museums and attractions in DC and were looking for something off the beaten path with a little bit of fun and adventure we definitley found that in the Mansion on O! We went on the...More

1  Thank Mary W
Reviewed 22 July 2018

This is so much fun. Especially if you do one of the treasure hunts. Five houses joined together inside. You would never know it from the street. I have never seen so many fun things in so many different rooms AND all for sale. And...More

1  Thank happygolucky4
Reviewed 14 July 2018

Tried to buy tour tickets & gift certificate online 2x. No confirmation received either time. Tried 2 different browsers. Didn't post to credit card. Called, left message. No call back. Went in person. Door locked. Intern answered after ringing bell. Said I should buy online....More

2  Thank Unice L
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

Very strange hotel, arts center, museum and shop with secret doors. Talk about your weird and wonderful experience. If your looking for off the beaten in DC this is it! Join the secret door scavenger hunt!

Thank Jackalcall
Reviewed 23 February 2018

If you have a taste for quirky, creative, and maybe slightly insane, you do not want to miss this place. I am well-along in years, and reasonably well-travelled, but I have NEVER seen a place like this. Bedrooms and bathrooms, and entire apartments, available for...More

6  Thank AKM4755
Reviewed 23 February 2018

Exploring The Mansion on O is a great way to spend a cold afternoon although a day might be needed to look around this grand old 'lady' with its nooks and crannies, it's secret doors, it's books and memorabilia and themed guest rooms. There is...More

Thank Mysteryevaluator
Reviewed 20 August 2017

Really cool opportunity to do something completely non-D.C. tourist-like in the heart of DC. Was so fun to look out for different hidden doors and rooms and checking out the artifacts and antiques for sale!

3  Thank Arielle K
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Angela G
24 October 2018|
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Response from Mary W | Reviewed this property |
I agree booking in advance is your best bet. Plus they have special deals online!
Dan and Maya G
22 July 2017|
Response from Mary W | Reviewed this property |
We Did it in 2-3 hours.