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National Museum of African American History and Culture Tours and Activities

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The Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture is the only national museum in the United States devoted to the African American experience. Its unique architectural structure—wrapped in an ornamental bronze-colored metal lattice—houses 12 galleries and 13 interactive exhibits. The 36,000-object collection tells the American story through the African American lens, covering themes from history, politics, religion, slavery, and segregation to music, sports, fashion, and art.

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Daily 10am–5:30pm
1400 Constitution Ave. NW, Washington DC, 20560
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African-American History Tour with Reserved Museum Entry in Washington DC

African-American History Tour with Reserved Museum Entry in Washington DC

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Immerse yourself in the history of African-American culture in the United States during this half-day history excursion in the Nation’s Capital. Follow the path of the first African-Americans at Jamestown through the Civil Rights movement, checking out key sites like the Frederick Douglass National Historic Site, the vibrant U Street corridor, the National Museum of African American History and Culture, the MLK Memorial, plus much more.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$89.00
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$89.00

African American History Tour with Museum of MAAHC Admission Ticket
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African American History Tour with Museum of MAAHC Admission Ticket

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Discover many of Washington DC’s most significant African-American historical and cultural landmarks on this small-group, half-day driving tour. Meet your guide in the morning at the US Navy Memorial Plaza, hop aboard your vehicle, and set off: you’ll pass highlights ranging from the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial to the Frederick Douglass National Historic Site. At tour’s end, head to the National Museum of African American History and Culture to explore independently.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$90.00
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Big Bus Washington DC Open Top Hop-On Hop-Off Tour

Big Bus Washington DC Open Top Hop-On Hop-Off Tour

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Discover the most popular sights in Washington, DC on this relaxing hop-on hop-off bus tour. Drive past many of the top attractions in the nation’s capital — including the White House, the Washington Monument, the National Mall, historic Georgetown, and Arlington National Cemetery, and choose where you want to get off and explore in more detail. Select a 1- or 2-day pass, then hop on at any of the stops on two different routes and get to know the city with an audio commentary. The 2-day Deluxe option includes a Night Tour.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Washington DC Sightseeing Trolley Tour with 1 Stop

Washington DC Sightseeing Trolley Tour with 1 Stop

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Depart from the Washington DC Welcome Center and take a 90 minute Washington DC trolley tour to explore the nation’s capital. The route encompasses the city’s top attractions, including the White House, Lincoln Memorial and the National Mall.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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$49.00
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Washington DC Monuments Bike Tour

Washington DC Monuments Bike Tour

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See the historical sights of Washington DC with an up-close view of significant monuments on a bike tour by comfortable cruiser. Ride an easy route over flat terrain from the National Mall to the Potomac Tidal Basin and view DC landmarks including the Washington Monument, Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Lincoln Memorial, and Jefferson Memorial as you explore the attractions with a knowledgeable guide.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$54.00
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Guided Small Group Night Tour Of The National Malls Top Attractions
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Guided Small Group Night Tour Of The National Malls Top Attractions

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Washington DC’s monuments and landmarks light up after dark, perfect for dramatic views and memorable photos of the capital city. Explore the sights from the National Mall to the White House and key memorials as your guide provides informative narration about each site. Hop off at select sights to get an up-close look with your small-group and guide. This tour includes transport between locations.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$120.00
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Sites by Segway Tour In Washington DC
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Sites by Segway Tour In Washington DC

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Experience Washington DC like never before on this guided small-group Segway tour. Learn about the history of the nation’s capital, and one of the most popular destinations in the US, while gliding around the city. See iconic landmarks like the United States Capitol, National Mall, Lincoln Memorial, Washington Monument and many more—a perfect overview of the city for first-time visitors or anyone wanting to see the sites. Guided Segway training plus bottled water and snacks are included. Dress in weather-appropriate clothes with flat, closed-toed shoes.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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DC's History of Slavery Tour

DC's History of Slavery Tour

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Explore Washington DC in the company of an academic and expert in African Studies—and learn about lesser-known chapters in the city’s history—on this immersive, private walking tour. Meet your guide right off the National Mall, and walk to several key DC landmarks, from Lafayette Square to the National Museum of African American History and Culture. As you go, learn about key episodes relating to the Federal City’s history of slavery.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Private Day or Night SUV Tour of DC Stopping at your Wishlist of DC Sites

Private Day or Night SUV Tour of DC Stopping at your Wishlist of DC Sites

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Experience the history and grandeur of the nation’s capital on a private 3-hour tour. Work with your personal guide and driver to curate the ideal tour incorporating your must-see spots or rely on their local expertise to create a fascinating tour. Go inside the House and Senate Galleries and see where the nation’s laws are debated. See the White House, Supreme Court and much more. This tour is ideal for visitors looking for a personalized experience
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$549.00
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DC Walking Tour with Reserved Ticket for the African American Museum

DC Walking Tour with Reserved Ticket for the African American Museum

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Explore several of Washington DC’s top historical landmarks on this two-in-one outing. Pick your preferred time slot, and meet your guide: You’ll get to see, and learn all about, three iconic DC landmarks: the White House, the US Capitol, and the Washington Monument. Next, say goodbye to your guide and, with included tickets, head for a self-led tour of the National Museum of African American History and Culture.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture Private Tour

Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture Private Tour

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One of the newest museums in Washington DC, the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History is also the only such institution in the country solely devoted to African-American life and culture. This private tour offers an extra level of insight as you explore the collection highlights and many artifacts and artworks, plus a chance to bypass the crowds and enjoy a more personalized experience.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Private Black History Tour Washington DC

Private Black History Tour Washington DC

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This is the only tour that takes you INSIDE the home of Frederick Douglass (CLOSED RIGHT NOW DUE TO COVID). This is a PRIVATE tour experience with your very own personal guide. Your admission to the museum is taken care of as well. You just show up and we take care of the rest. Lunch at Museum NOT INCLUDED with tour. Itinerary: Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Lincoln Memorial Frederick Douglass House (tour inside) Lincoln Park Howard University Howard Theater Ben's Chili Bowl Mural African American Civil War Memorial African American History and Culture
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  • 6 hours
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Washington DC Monuments Self-Guided Walking Audio Tour

Washington DC Monuments Self-Guided Walking Audio Tour

Visit the most famous landmarks of America’s capital city! See the White House, the Lincoln Memorial, the Capitol Building, and much more, and learn the revolutionary history behind the creation of Washington, D.C. Within 30 min, we'll send you two things: a unique password and an app. Download the app onto your phone, enter the password, and download the tour. When you arrive, go to the White House Visitor Center, launch the app, and follow the instructions! Stick to our recommended route for the best experience. THIS ISN'T AN ENTRANCE TICKET. CHECK COVID RULES AND OPENING HOURS BEFORE YOUR VISIT. NO EXPIRATION — THE TOUR IS AVAILABLE FROM THE MINUTE YOU BOOK UNTIL FOREVER!
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  • 1 to 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Hop-on Hop-off Small Group Night Tour of The National Mall
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Hop-on Hop-off Small Group Night Tour of The National Mall

This small-group tour is perfect for dramatic views, and memorable photos of the Capital City at night. Our Tours are hosted in a comfortable, climate-controlled, tall-roof van. We meet up / drop off in front of the Washington Grand Hyatt at 11th and H St, NW, on the Starbucks side. Tour stops include: The US Capitol; The White House; Ford’s Theatre; World War II Memorial; Jefferson Memorial; Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial; Lincoln Memorial; Viet Nam Memorial and the Korean War Memorial. The Washington Monument is easily viewed from most of the stops on the Night Tour.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$80.00
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Rides & Tours on the National Mall

Rides & Tours on the National Mall

This is a private tour in the open. If you like the outdoors, this is for you. The tour will be designed for you.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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What are National Museum of African American History and Culture hours of operation?
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National Museum of African American History and Culture hours of operation: Daily 10am–5:30pm. Buy tickets in advance on Viator. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
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We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since National Museum of African American History and Culture can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
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How much does it cost to visit National Museum of African American History and Culture 2022?
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Currently, an entrance ticket to National Museum of African American History and Culture costs USD 8.00. Guided National Museum of African American History and Culture tours start around USD 8.00 per person.
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