Living History

DCHM Family Programs are available online due to COVID-19. Please visit our family programs calendar to learn about upcoming Living History programs.

Meet Living Historians reenacting America’s past on weekends and holidays!

Free with Museum Admission
All Ages

Have you ever wanted to meet people from history? What about handle awesome objects from long ago? Or learn a historical trade or military drill? Then join us to meet soldiers, musicians, famous leaders, and craftspeople from the past—all portrayed by Living Historians from the present!

Living History programs are free with Museum Admission—no RSVP required. So drop by and hang out as much as you’d like!

WHO WILL I MEET?

You never know! Living History programs vary each weekend. They may be related to our permanent collection, special exhibitions, historical events, or heritage months.

Check out upcoming Living History programs on our Family Calendar.

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