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African-American History Tour with Reserved Museum Entry provided by USA Guided Tours

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Overview
On this half-day tour of Washington DC, guests learn about African-American culture from the beginning of United States history. Explore important landmarks such as the MLK Memorial, Frederick Douglass National Historic Site, and even the National Museum of African American History and Culture while gaining historical insights from the first landing at Jamestown through the Civil Rights Movement and present day.
Itinerary
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You'll start at
US Navy Memorial Plaza
701 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20004, USA701 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20004
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  • 1
    United States Navy Memorial and Naval Heritage Center
    Stop: 15 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • 2
    Frederick Douglass National Historic Site
    Stop: 20 minutes -
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  • 3
    African American Civil War Memorial & Museum
    Stop: 20 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • 4
    U Street
    Stop: 20 minutes -
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    Pass by Mary McLeod Bethune Council House
  • 5
    White House
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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  • 6
    Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial
    Stop: 20 minutes -
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  • 7
    U.S. Capitol Visitor Center
    Stop: 10 minutes - Admission excluded
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    Pass by Washington Monument
    Pass by Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History
    Pass by Bureau of Engraving and Printing
    Pass by Jefferson Memorial
    Pass by National World War II Memorial
    Pass by FBI Headquarters
  • 8
    National Museum of African American History and Culture
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
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You'll end at
National Museum of African American History and Culture
1400 Constitution Ave NW, Washington, DC 20560, USA
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Highlights
  • A small group led by a local guide in a minibus
  • Informative commentary about the history of African-American culture
  • Reserved entry to the National Museum of African American History & Culture
  • Stops at major landmarks such as the M.L.K. and Lincoln Memorials
What to Expect
Explore the rich history of African-American culture in the United States on this half-day excursion. Learn about the first African-Americans who were brought to Jamestown, Virginia and helped contribute to the building of the Nation's Capital. Discover a number of neighborhoods, such as U Street, that were once home to famous African-Americans, such as Frederick Douglass, renowned civil rights activist. Visit key landmarks in downtown D.C. that played important roles in the Civil Rights Movement including the Lincoln Memorial, where MLK gave his famous “I Have a Dream” speech. Conclude your tour at the recently opened National Museum of African American History and Culture with reserved tickets and delve deeper into the story of how African-Americans shaped American history.
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Important Information
Departure Point
US Navy Memorial Plaza, 701 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20004, USA
Duration
4h
Return Details
National Museum of African American History and Culture, 1400 Constitution Ave NW, Washington, DC 20560, USA
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 - African American Civil War Memorial & Museum
  • Entry/Admission - U.S. Capitol Visitor Center
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Additional Info
  • 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
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Please arrive at least 20 minutes before your scheduled departure time to ensure a timely check in
  • 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
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Vivian L wrote a review Mar 2020
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and a wonderful tour guide as well! Dion was indeed amazing. I was in tears at the Frederick Douglas house, the Lincoln Memorial, Martin Luther King's monument (unfinished because the struggle is not finished), and in awe at the AA museum, plus all the stops in between.
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from Wanderer11482485195, Guest Relations Manager at African-American History Tour with Reserved Museum Entry
Responded 18 Mar 2020
Thanks for the detailed review. It truly is amazing the sites we get to see everyday.
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ConnecticutTwin wrote a review Feb 2020
Hartford, Connecticut155 contributions84 helpful votes
Nick was our guide & his enthusiasm, humor & knowledge is top notch. We enjoyed meeting our fellow passengers & Nick bought the African American experience to life. He even included a stop at Bens chili bowl!
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Response from USAGuidedTours, Guest Relations Manager at African-American History Tour with Reserved Museum Entry
Responded 29 Feb 2020
Nick is one of the best tour guides in the city, with him being a DC native along with his passion for history allows him to provide an experience that is unmatched. The knowledge that he shares at the sites allows you more appreciation and understanding while viewing them in all of the Museums and Memorials throughout our Nation's Capital. Thank you for taking the time to leave this review! Safe Travels, USA Guided Tour
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Austin S wrote a review Feb 2020
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The driver Nick McCall was awesome and so knowledgeable!!!! Great tour over all we went so many places. He was also funny and entertaining. It was a small group so it was really nice and never crowded.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from USAGuidedTours, Guest Relations Manager at African-American History Tour with Reserved Museum Entry
Responded 19 Feb 2020
We are thrilled you had an incredible experience with Nick! He is one of our best tour guides in the city and we are honored to have him apart of our team. He delivers a very informative tour however his twist of humor and appreciation for our beautiful city and it's treasures leaves you with a memorable impression of Washington DC. Thank you for taking the time to leave this great review! Safe Travels, USA Guided Tours
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Resort738363 wrote a review Dec 2019
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This an excellent tour. Our guide, Dion, was amazing. He was extremely knowledgeable and professional. I learned a lot.
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Date of experience: December 2019
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Response from USAGuidedTours, Guest Relations Manager at African-American History Tour with Reserved Museum Entry
Responded 18 Dec 2019
Thank you for the kind words! We are thrilled you had an enjoyable tour with Dion. His knowledge and love for the city allows him to deliver a memorable experience for our guests. We hope you and your family will tour again with us soon. Safe Travels, USA Guided Tours
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AARONNY1 wrote a review Nov 2019
New York City, New York4 contributions
Interesting choice of spots to visit showing the history of African - Americans in DC .. the guide’s narration was excellent ! visit to the MLK memorial should have been more guided . Overall, well done !
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Date of experience: November 2019
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Response from Wanderer11482485195, Guest Relations Manager at African-American History Tour with Reserved Museum Entry
Responded 26 Nov 2019
Thank you for sharing your praise and suggestions. That's how we get better.
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Great Tour and Amazing Tour Guide, Dion!
My family and I really enjoyed our full-day tour through Washington, DC on Wednesday, March 11, 2020. Our driver Ra
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Joey and Tony - It takes two to tango in DC
We were in town to visit friends and had our 11 yrs old twins with us. It's been 30+ years since I'd visited DC on
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Fabulous tour guides
Fantastic tour guide! I highly recommend! My boys absolutely loved it. Chris was funny and interesting and made the
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P5908IXstephanief
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Amazing tour!
This tour was amazing and the monuments were so beautiful at night. DJ took this tour to the next level with his am
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marlob847
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Great tour
We had a great time on this tour yesterday - depsite it being in the middle of the coronavirus situation. Chris wa
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jmain0118
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Great Tour!
My wife and I loved our tour! It was a fantastic way to see many of the best landmarks in DC in a short amount of t
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Babysmom9
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Very informative tour
Christopher was our guide and he is extremely knowledgeable about not only DC but American History in general. I h
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ReedandCandice
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Excellent Tour!
Josh was an awesome tour guide, knowledgeable and fun, and our driver Antonio was a great driver. This tour allowed
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Faiza W
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Quick and fantastic trip!
My brother and I had a great time visiting DC in a short time, we were able to see the major highlights of Washingt
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ganna365
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Best DC Tour
Great tour! My husband and 13 year old also really enjoyed it. The monuments and memorials are so beautiful at nigh
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jonnam987
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Fav Tour
Our tour guide, DJ, was awesome! He was full of accurate facts and fun extras - HIGHLY recommend this tour!
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Txag9976
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Excellent service, packed with stops!
We did the DC at Dusk evening tour. Ali picked is up from our hotel (The Mayflower) and Brittney was our guide. W
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B100YJchrisw
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Meaningful tour
Very informative tour:Dion was great guide with many stories, gracious sense of humor and really interested in givi
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dennisw858
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Great tour! Ask for Josh.
Great tour, highly recommend. Josh was excellent! Really knows the history of this city all the spots we visited.
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  • Duration: 4h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Languages Offered: English
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