African-American History City Tour with Reserved Museum Entry

From
USD8900

Free cancellation

A full refund will apply if you cancel more than 24 hours before the activity start time.

Duration4 hours
Guide LanguageEnglish
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About

Meet your guide and fellow travelers at the United States Navy Memorial and Naval Heritage Center, where your tour begins. Walk to the Black Lives Matter Plaza in front of the White House and onwards to the Lincoln Memorial and the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial to learn about the role each man played in African American history.
Then visit the statue of African American educator and activist Mary McLeod Bethune in Lincoln Park before heading to the African American Civil War Museum to listen to commentary from your guide (outside the building). Finish your experience with reserved access to the National Museum of African American History and Culture, which you can explore at your leisure.

Highlights

Learn about African-American history and culture in Washington DC
See top sights like the MLK Memorial and the White House
Reserved entry to the National Museum of African American History & Culture
A small-group tour ensures a personalized experience

Itinerary

Guided Stop (outside only)
Guided Stop:
White House (outside only)
Black Lives Matter Plaza
Guided Stop
Guided Stop
Guided Stop:
Emancipation Memorial
Mary McLeod Bethune Statue
Guided Tour (outside only)
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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.

Inclusions

Bottled water
Live commentary on board by a local tour guide
In-vehicle air conditioning
Live tour guide - on and off the bus
Reserved Entry into the National Museum of African American History and Culture

Exclusions

Lunch
Hotel pickup and drop-off

Additional Information

  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Service animals allowed
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Infants are required to sit on an adult’s lap
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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.

Guide Languages

  • English

Cancellation Policy

  • A full refund will apply if you cancel more than 24 hours before the activity start time.

  • No refund is possible if you cancel less than 24 hours before the activity start time.