Directions & Parking
The Sewall-Belmont House & Museum is located on Capitol Hill at the corner of Constitution Avenue and 2nd Street, NE, next to the Hart Senate Office building. It is a free-standing, federal style brick house surrounded by a black cast-iron fence.
The entrance for museum tours and the museum shop is located on 2nd Street with the lift accessible entrance located to the side of the museum next to the Hart Senate Office Building. The doors facing Constitution Avenue are not entrances. The Sewall-Belmont House & Museum is accessible by metrorail and by car.
The Sewall-Belmont House & Museum is a 10 to 15 minute walk from either the Union Station Metro (red line) or the Capitol South Metro (blue and orange lines).
The Museum is located at the corner of 2nd Street NE and Constitution Avenue NE, across Constitution Avenue from the Supreme Court. The entrance for museum tours and the museum shop is located on 2nd Street next to the Hart Senate Office Building.
To map the walk to the Sewall-Belmont House & Museum, click here.
Union Station (Red Line): From the main entrance, turn LEFT and walk past the Thurgood Marshall Federal Judicial Building to the intersection of 2nd Street, NE and Massachusetts Avenue. Turn RIGHT onto Second Street. Travel for three blocks, passing the Senate parking lot and then the Hart Senate Office Building on the right. The entrance to the Museum is located just beyond the entrance to the Hart building on 2nd Street.
Capitol South (Blue and Orange Lines): Exit the metro and travel on 1st Street NE in the direction of the Capitol for four blocks until you reach Constitution Avenue. CROSS the street, turn RIGHT, and walk past the Dirksen and Hart Senate Office Buildings to the end of the block. The Museum is on the corner of Constitution Avenue and 2nd Street NE. The entrance to the Museum is on 2nd Street.
Visit the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority Website for additional information.
On weekdays, limited street parking is available in the surrounding neighborhood. On weekends and pending access, the Senate parking lot is available (entrance at intersection of 2nd Street and C Street, NE).
Lot parking for cars/buses is available at Union Station. Call 202.898.1950 for parking rates and directions.