Guided tour

Washington DC: Walking Tour and African American Museum

4.9 / 5

15 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
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • 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
  • 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
  • All participants who are 12 years and older must present a Green Pass that is valid in the EU and has a verifiable QR code. Valid Green Passes can be obtained by uploading either proof of vaccination, proof of a Covid-19 infection within the last 6 months, a negative PCR test taken no more than 72 hours before the activity starts, or a negative antigen test taken no more than 48 hours before the activity starts to the Green Pass or Covid Certificate apps
  • 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

4.9 /5

based on 15 reviews

Review summary

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  • Value for money
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November 22, 2021

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