Belmont-Paul Women’s Equality National Monument is a museum dedicated to women’s suffrage and to the struggle for women’s rights in the U.S. Click here to read more about the suffragist movement.
Located at the home of the National Woman’s Party (NWP) – an American women’s political organization founded in 1916 by Alice Paul. From this house, the organization developed strategies and tactics to promote constitutional amendment, introduced the Equal Rights Amendment and campaigned for full equality for women.
It is recommended to start your tour by watching an informative video about the history of the house and the Women’s Rights movement, and then see footage of the NWP women’s meeting and planning protests from this house.
There are various exhibits and displays to explore, such as a room of political cartoons, authentic memorabilia and artifacts from the early 1900’s to this day, and statues of NWP women as well as influential women throughout history.