Heurich House Museum, Washington DC

The Heurich House Museum preserves the legacy of historic brewer Christian Heurich (1842-1956) and enriches the cultural life of Washington, DC. Recognized as Washington, D.C.’s most successful brewer, Heurich built his Chr. Heurich Brewing Co. into one of the most important manufacturing businesses in the city, and the last surviving pre-Prohibition brewery. He and his family lived in their Dupont Circle mansion from its completion in 1894 until his wife’s death in 1956. The historic home is notable for its technological innovations and original interiors, as well as a rich archival collection of the city’s most important historic families. Today the building operates as a museum, and is open for regular public events, exhibitions, tours, and private event rentals.
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  • This historical house tells a great story and is a authentic picture of life for the well heeled in the late 1800's. The docent did an excellent job creating a picture of the times and character who l...  more »
  • If you have 90 minutes and want some fun on a Friday afternoon in the District, head to DuPont. You can get a beer tasting and a tour of the first fireproof home built in 1892-1894. Heurich was among ...  more »
  • Walk from the Dupont Circle station on the red line subway, was about 10 minutes away. Building very historical in the exhibit was spectacular.
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  • This place is amazing! You should definitely tour this excellent Dupont Circle historic site. There's plenty to see, and the wonderful staff are really knowledgeable.
  • The house is absolutely beautiful. It was great to take a tour of it and really understand the kind of opulence that you read about in The Great Gatsby. I was here for a beer tasting and after one visit I'm ready to become a member. The tour guides have a wealth of knowledge not just about Christian Heurich but also about the time period where he did his business. I'll definitely be coming here much more often.
  • Absolutely worth the tour! Beautiful, striking tour and very interesting and informative tour guides. Only takes an hour, so definitely drop by of you're in the area.
  • The house tour is definitely worth the time. Usually, it requires a reservation. DC doesn't have that many mansions open to the public.
  • Got married here. It was gorgeous and the people working were amazing. I could not ask for a better wedding venue.

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