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Playing the Past - Girl Scout Badge Program

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DAR Museum

1776 D Street

Washington DC, District of Columbia 20006

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Travel back to 1913 to join the Women's Suffrage Parade! Create your own "Votes for Women" sash and write a speech advocating for a woman's right to vote. Learn about some of the heroines of the movement, including women that participated in the parade right here in DC. What would it be like to be a girl at this time? Why is it important that women have the right to vote?

This program results in the "Playing the Past" badge, which is included in the registration price.

*Please note: The event will be canceled and all orders refunded if 8 participants are not registered by the week prior*


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Do parents need to purchase a ticket?

No. The ticket price covers the cost of materials for the participanting scouts. Only those who wish to participate in the craft activities need to purchase a ticket (siblings may also participate but cannot recieve a badge according to Girl Scout guidelines).


What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?

Meter parking is available on C and D Streets. You can pay by coin (quarters), credit card, or via the app http://us.parkmobile.com/members/ .

We encourage public transportation. The DAR Museum is located .7 mile from Farragut North Metro station on the Red Line and .6 mile from Farragut West Metro station on the Orange/Blue/Silver Lines.

Main entrance is at 1776 D Street. Handicapped entrance is on C Street (opposite side of the building.) Please ring buzzer for entrance access. Wheelchairs are available upon request at the front desk in the lobby.


What can/can't I bring to the event?

Bring your enthusiasm. Bring the appropriate number of adult chaperones. Please consult your Girl Scout "Volunteer Essentials" booklet.

Family members are welcome, but a gentle reminder that "Playing the Past" is for Junior participants. Parents with young siblings are encouraged to explore the Museum's galleries and thirty-one period rooms. Admission is free to the DAR Museum. If a parent wants a sibling to participate in this program, the child must be registered.

Bring your camera, take photos, and feel free to share on social media. However, selfie sticks are not allowed.


Can non-Girl Scouts participate?

Yes! Non-Girl Scouts may register for "Playing the Past," but they are unable to receive the badge. DAR Museum adheres to guidelines as a Girl Scout partner institution.


Is my transferrable?

No, tickets are not transferrable.


Is my ticket refundable?

Yes, refunds are offered until one monthbefore the event.


Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

Yes, please bring your printed ticket with you.


Who should I contact with further questions?

For program questions, contact the Museum's education department at museum@dar.org.


Photgraphs may be taken at this event for marketing and social media purposes.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia 20006

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