African-American History Tour with Museum in Washington DC

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Go back in time to some of the most iconic moments from the civil rights movement with this fascinating African American history tour of Washington DC

Often at the epicenter of the activism surrounding civil and black rights in America, the country’s capital holds the key to some of history’s most captivating moments. From the most famous to lesser-known but equally significant sites, your tour guide will paint a picture of the city from the African American perspective. You’ll be picked up at the U.S. Navy memorial with stops at momentous monuments such as the Emancipation Statue, Howard Theatre, and vibrant black communities.

Feel the weight of the world on your shoulders as you stand where Martin Luther King did when he roused audiences with his legendary ‘I have a dream,’ address. One of the most comprehensive African American history tours in DC, you’ll also get tickets included to the National Museum of African American History and Culture, where the the tour ends.

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Rating of 5 out of 5 stars
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My family and I learned a ton! Our tour guide was very knowledgeable and kept us engaged! There were a lot of places we wouldn’t have seen and a lot of background if we wouldn’t have done this tour!
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gordon_s
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Got to museum - found that the tour wasn’t part of the museum - no one contacted us from tour to say where to meet ? Very disappointed -
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Nicole_B
Rating of 5 out of 5 stars
2 days ago
This was a great tour! Our tour guide was very knowledgeable and answered all our questions. I’d definitely recommend!
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Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: United States Navy Memorial and Naval Heritage Center, 701 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20004-2608

Guided Stop (outside only)


Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: White House, 1600 Pennsylvania Ave, Washington DC, DC 20500

Guided Stop:
White House (outside only)
Black Lives Matter Plaza


Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: 2 Lincoln Memorial Cir NW, Washington DC, DC 20037

Guided Stop

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial, 1850 West Basin Drive SW Near West Basin Drive SW & Independence Ave. SW, Washington DC, DC 20024

Guided Stop

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Lincoln Park, East Capitol and 11th St, Washington DC, DC 20003

Guided Stop:
Emancipation Memorial
Mary McLeod Bethune Statue

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: African American Civil War Memorial Museum, 1925 Vermont Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20001-4125

Guided Tour (outside only)

Duration: 20 minutes

Pass By: Washington Monument, 2 15th St. NW Near 15th St. & Madison Dr. NW, Washington DC, DC 20560

Drive-by

Pass By: Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, 10th Street and Constitution Ave, Washington DC, DC 20560

Drive-by

Pass By: Bureau of Engraving and Printing, 300 14th St SW 14th and C Streets, SW, Washington DC, DC 20228-0002

Drive-by

Pass By: Jefferson Memorial, 701 E Basin Dr SW At the south shore of the Tidal Basin, Washington DC, DC 20242

Drive-by

Pass By: FBI Headquarters, 935 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20535-0001

Drive-by

Pass By: Howard University, 2400 6th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20059-0002

Drive-by

Pass By: U.S. Capitol, East Capitol St NE & First St SE, Washington DC, DC 20004

Drive-by

Pass By: Freedom Plaza, 1455 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20004-1008

Drive-by

Stop At: National Museum of African American History and Culture, 1400 Constitution Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20560-0007

In conclusion, you will visit the National Museum of African American History and Culture with reserved access. Inside, you will find thousands of artifacts that are chronologically organized for a progressive and user-friendly experience.

Duration: 1 hour

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Collapsible wheelchairs with removable wheels can be accommodated providing the passenger is accompanied by someone who can assist them board and disembark
  • The seats are assigned on the first come, first served basis
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Please arrive at least 20 minutes before your scheduled departure time to ensure a timely check in
  • No food allowed on buses (snacks are fine!)
  • Please Note: Purchase of this tour includes free timed-entry passes to the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture. However, this is not an official Smithsonian tour. Additionally, entry to the property is provided complimentary only after completing the sightseeing history tour. Customers booking this tour are paying for this company’s services and perspective, which is independent of and may not represent the views of the Smithsonian.
  • Safety Measures For The National Museum of African American History and Culture: beginning January 22, 2022, all visitors to the Cafe who are 12 and older must show proof of having had at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine.
  • Additionally, we do our best to provide entry to the Smithsonian but it is not guaranteed. The Smithsonian National Museum of African American History & Culture is a public institution and we do not factor entry passes into our ticket price. We have no special reservation agreement with them and simply access their public portal on Recreation.gov for tickets. Guests may still experience wait times upon arrival to enter the museum and are required to follow the museum's guidelines for entry at their allotted entry time.
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 30 travelers
  • Face masks provided for travelers
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • COVID-19 vaccination required for guides
Inclusions
  • Bottled water
  • Live commentary on board
  • Tour escort/host
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Reserved Entry into the National Museum of African American History and Culture
  • Entry/Admission - National Museum of African American History and Culture


Exclusions
  • Lunch
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Entry/Admission - United States Navy Memorial and Naval Heritage Center
  • Entry/Admission - White House
  • Entry/Admission - African American Civil War Memorial Museum


Departure Point
US Navy Memorial Plaza, 701 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20004, USA


Departure Time
10:00 AM

Duration
3 hours 30 minutes

Return Details
National Museum of African American History and Culture, 1400 Constitution Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20560, USA


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