If you are driving to the City Tavern, street parking is nearby, making it easy to reach.
You’ll find suitable spots as you go through the charming streets of Georgetown. The
area is very picturesque, with cobblestone pathways and tree-lined avenues.

If you need more parking options, there are pay-to-park services near the tavern.
Parking garages offer a secure and hassle-free option for visitors who want to explore
the tavern and its surrounding attractions.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

How can I tour the historic site?

Embarking on a journey through history at the City Tavern is simple.

To book your free tour please send us an email at and join fellow history enthusiasts in uncovering the stories within these walls.

How long should I expect to spend on the tour?

Immerse yourself in the past for approximately 1 hour as our expert guides lead you through the corridors of history, sharing intriguing anecdotes and shedding light on the historical significance of each corner of the City Tavern. 

Is photography allowed?

Certainly! Capture the essence of your journey through time with your camera or smartphone. We encourage you to preserve your memories and share the captivating atmosphere of the City Tavern.

Can groups visit?

Absolutely! If you’re planning a visit with friends, family, or colleagues, we are delighted to accommodate you. To make the necessary arrangements for group visits, kindly contact us at

Can I rent the site for a private event?

Certainly, our historic site is available for private events that deserve a touch of timeless elegance and historical significance. Whether it’s a special celebration or a corporate gathering, contact us at to explore the possibilities.

Are pets allowed?

With the exception of service animals, pets are not permitted within the premises. We appreciate your understanding in ensuring a comfortable experience for all visitors.

What are the current health and safety guidelines?

Your well-being is our priority. We diligently adhere to the latest health and safety advisories the District of Columbia provides. Currently, we encourage social distancing practices and wearing masks to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience for everyone exploring the City Tavern. As you prepare to step into history at the City Tavern, we hope these FAQs provide the information you need to make the most of your visit. Whether you are a solo traveler, part of a group, or someone with a penchant for capturing moments, the City Tavern is ready to welcome you into its storied embrace.