Guided tour

Washington DC: Walking Tour and African American Museum

4.7 / 5

25 reviews

Washington DC: Walking Tour and African American Museum

From US$ 80 per person

See 3 of Washington’s must-see landmarks: the White House, the Capitol One, and the Washington Monument on this 90-minute walking tour. Afterward, explore the African American Museum at your own pace.

About this activity

Free cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
Use your phone or print your voucher
Duration 3 hours
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Live tour guide
English
Wheelchair accessible

Experience

Highlights
  • Marvel at 3 must-see landmarks in Washington DC
  • Learn about the historical influence of African Americans in DC
  • Visit the African American National Museum at your own pace
Full description
Meet your guide at the White House and begin your tour of Washington DC. From the outside, learn about the history of the White House and the people who inhabited it. Your local guide will share stories about America’s history and the influence of African Americans in DC. Next, see the Capitol One, one of the most architecturally impressive buildings in the world. Hear about the neoclassical United States Capitol, which is home to the House of Representatives and Senate. Finally, your guide will take you to the Washington Monument. Made of white marble and 550-feet tall, the obelisk is an iconic Washington DC landmark. After the walking tour, use your reserved entry tickets to visit the National Museum of African American History and Culture. Explore the museum on your own at your own pace.
Includes
  • Washington DC walking tour
  • Reserved entrance ticket to the African American National Museum
  • Guided tour of the African American Museum
  • Transportation
  • Tips
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
Traveler requirements
  • All participants who are over 12 years old must present either proof of full vaccination, proof of a Covid-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative test taken no more than 24 hours before the activity starts
  • You must present either proof of full vaccination, proof of a Covid-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative test taken no more than 24 hours before the activity starts
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • All participants who are 12 years and older must present a Reinforced Green Pass that is valid in the EU and has a verifiable QR code. Reinforced Green Passes can only be obtained by uploading either proof of full vaccination or proof of a Covid-19 infection within the last 6 months to either the Green Pass or Covid Certificate app
  • All participants must also bring a valid government-issued photo ID (e.g. passport, driver's license, etc)

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Meeting point

Meet your guide at the Andrew Jackson Memorial Statue in the middle of Lafayette Square Park. Pennsylvania Ave NW &, 16th Street Northwest, Washington, DC 20001.

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Important information

Know before you go

  • This activity is not organized by the Museum of African American History and Culture, it is organized by a local private tour operator company.
  • The museum entrance ticket is free, but the local supplier will make a reservation for you a month before.
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.7 /5

based on 25 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.5/5
  • Value for money
    4.3/5

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The guide held information about our Country that I knew and understood, yet he educated me beyond my knowledge due to my geographical location. The tour inspired me, refreshed my memories and rejuvenated my spirit. I look forward to working with you in the very near future.

November 30, 2021

December 27, 2021

Nur was an great tourist!! We loved learning and moreover how he taught history to us!!

December 25, 2021

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