Watermelon House

Tourist Attraction in Washington
Open 24 hours
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Plenty of our 4-legged furriends happen along for their photo ops and selfies too. We see you!

The name of the mural colloquially is Watermelon House but the official title is more convoluted: WATERMELON HOUSE: The Search for Love in a Watermelon Rind.

The best way to catch a jump with everyone's feet off the ground employs the photo burst feature of the iPhone.

1. Aim as you would a regular photo hold down the photo button from “3-2-1 Jump!” until the jump is complete.

2. A BURST will appear as a single photo in your photo app except the u...

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Just a dot on a map but a memory that you will carry forever. Thank you for sharing your joy.

These days the ride home tends to end on a fun note. Hope your ride here does too. Jump instructions are on a photo here -- feel free to post here or tag our @watermelonjumps Instagram and we'll gladly repost. Most of all smile, have fun and share joy.


a month ago
Such a great spot to capture a fun photo! Definitely put on your list of places to drop by while in DC! Just a couple of blocks away from some great restaurants! Ps - google how this wall came to be! Love the spirit in which this was created!
- joyce b
3 months ago
It's just a big watermelon painted on the side of the house but it you hold down your camera button on your smart phone and do 321 jump then you'll capture awesome pics of the jumping. Kids ages 6,5 and 3 thought it was really neat
- Kat K
10 months ago
So fun! A quick hop out of car put a smile on face and is one picture I will cherish from our trip to DC. What a great display of happiness! Generous and delightful, thank you for this ♡
- Amparo D

Fun No Matter How You Slice It

#watermelonhouse #watermelonjumps #dckiwi Have fun!  Feel free to post your photos on Watermelonhouse Facebook Page.

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1112 Q Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20009

Business Hours

Mon:Open 24 hours
Tue:Open 24 hours
Wed:Open 24 hours
Thu:Open 24 hours
Fri:Open 24 hours
Sat:Open 24 hours
Sun:Open 24 hours