The District Architecture Center (DAC), in the heart of DC’s bustling Penn Quarter District, is where architecture meets the city. If you enjoy architecture, DAC is the place for you.

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DAC Hours

  • Monday - Thursday: 10 am – 7pm
  • Friday: 10 am - 5 pm
  • Saturday: 10 am - 2 pm
  • Sunday: Closed

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Need space for an event?

DAC’s beautiful meeting rooms, classrooms, and conference facilities are available for rent to groups of various sizes seeking an up-to-date meeting space that is conveniently located in the heart of downtown DC, within easy walking distance of all Metro lines.

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Drop in and enjoy exhibitions, free of charge.

Thank you to all of our generous donors!

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The District Architecture Center was designed by Hickok Cole Architects and built by SIGAL Construction Corporation.

  • Hickcok Cole Architects
  • Sigal