EU Open House


The Delegation of the European Union to the United States and the Embassies of 28 EU Member States to the United States will open their doors to the Washington public during the EU Embassies’ Open House Day. This annual event is the highlight of the Washington spring calendar and will be celebrated on May 11th, 2019.

Each embassy will open their doors to the public from 10 am until 4 pm, offering a rare look inside the buildings. The day will provide a unique opportunity to experience the country’s cultural heritage and national traditions.

EU Open House Events

Embassy of Austria – EU Open House

Servus aus Österreich! Hello from Austria! Take a trip to the nation of mountains and music and discover the beauty of Austria! We ar...

Embassy of Belgium – EU Open House

Welkom, bienvenue, willkommen! What do the world’s most popular music festival, cycling and beer have in common? The 2019 Open House a...

Embassy of Croatia – EU Open House

We invite you to take a journey through this unique land of thousand islands and enjoy sights of beautiful nature and rich cultural herit...

Embassay of Cyprus – EU Open House

Join us to celebrate European diversity and discover Cyprus, “the sunshine island of exotic fragrances and Eastern Mediterranean flavors”...

Embassy of Czech Republic – EU Open House

Bring keys – the symbol of the Velvet Revolution – to jingle in solidarity and hang them on the Czech Embassy’s fence to remember the fal...

Embassy of Denmark – EU Open House

Looking for sustainable HYGGE? We’ve got it at the Embassy of Denmark. We offer exciting activities for the whole family on the spacious ...

Embassy of Bulgaria

More info coming soon. Please note this embassy is not wheelchair accessible.

Embassy of Estonia – EU Open House

Come and visit the Embassy of Estonia in EU Open House Day! AS this year Estonia celebrates the 150th anniversary of our Song Festival tr...

EU Delegation to the US – EU Open House

Come play some EU Trivia to win fun prizes, sample European foods, and meet our friends from the European Central Bank, the European Inve...

Embassy of Finland – EU Open House

Embassy of Finland – Welcome to the Happiest Country in the World! What makes Finland officially the happiest country in the world? (U...

Embassy of France & Germany – EU Open House

  Join France and Germany for a celebration of European friendship   Germany and France showcase their friendship and...

Embassy of Greece – EU Open House

More information coming soon. This embassy is accessible by wheelchair.

Embassy of Hungary – EU Open House

Visit the Embassy of Hungary and discover the heart of Central Eastern Europe! Taste Hungarian food and wine, watch and join the folk dan...

Embassy of Ireland – EU Open House

Céad Mile Fáilte! The Embassy of Ireland invites you to learn more about Ireland, our culture and the strong links between our two natio...

Embassy of Italy – EU Open House

Italy. The unexpected country. Where history walks hand in hand with the future, where traditions blend with creativity and innovation, w...

Embassy of Latvia – EU Open House

For the first time in past few years, visitors will have a chance to walk through Embassy of Latvia building. It will also be a great opp...

Embassy of Lithuania – EU Open House

This year, the Embassy of Lithuania invites to embark into the journey that will take you through our recent history, from The Baltic Way...

Embassy of Luxembourg – EU Open House

‘Discover not only the mansion, purchased in 1941 by Her Royal Highness Grand Duchess Charlotte, that hosts until today the Luxembourg Em...

Embassy of Malta – EU Open House

For Gallantry: Malta & WWII Travel back in time to 1938-1942, and experience the heroism and perseverance of Malta and its people ...

Embassy of the Netherlands – EU Open House

The Netherlands is a trading nation that continues to blossom from a culture of innovation and entrepreneurship, and that is rooted in th...

Embassy of Poland – EU Open House

More information coming soon. This embassy is not accessible by wheelchair.

Embassy of Portugal – EU Open House

Portugal, your European neighbour across the Ocean: discover the west coast of Europe, experience Portuguese culture and win the chance t...

Embassy of Romania – EU Open House

By visiting the Romanian Embassy, located in the impressive Sheridan-Kalorama neighborhood, you will not only be delight to see one of th...

Embassy of Slovakia – EU Open House

Come and discover Slovakia with all your senses. Celebrate the 15th anniversary of the Slovakia´s membership in the EU with us. Listen an...

Embassy of Slovenia – EU Open House

More information coming soon. This embassy is not accessible by wheelchair. Please bring an ID.

Embassy of Spain – EU Open House

The Embassy of Spain welcomes you to its Cultural Center, the Former Residence of the Ambassadors of Spain, for a taste of the best our c...

Embassy of Sweden – EU Open House

Have you ever wanted to visit Sweden? Now’s your chance! Be part of our big Guerrilla Yarn Craft Challenge while enjoying a refreshing b...

Embassy of the United Kingdom – EU Open House

Celebrate the UK: Come participate in a British fair highlighting heritage, business and trade, culture, food, sport, tourism and more. A...

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