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African-American History Tour with Museum in Washington DC

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African-American History Tour with Museum in Washington DC

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icon3 hours 30 minutes  (approx.)
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iconOffered in: English

Overview

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.
  • 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
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Bottled water
Live commentary on board
Tour escort/host
Air-conditioned vehicle
Reserved Entry into the National Museum of African American History and Culture
Lunch
Hotel pickup and drop-off
US Navy Memorial Plaza , 701 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20004, USA

701 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20004

10:00 AM
National Museum of African American History and Culture , 1400 Constitution Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20560, USA
  • 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 tour/activity will have a maximum of 30 travelers
  • OPERATED BY USA Guided Tours
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • 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.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during African-American History Tour with Museum in Washington DC?
A:The policy on face masks and attendee health is:

  • Face masks provided for travelers
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What is the policy on sanitization during African-American History Tour with Museum in Washington DC?
A:The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
See all safety measures taken by African-American History Tour with Museum in Washington DC.
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What is the social distancing policy during African-American History Tour with Museum in Washington DC?
A:The policies on social distancing are:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
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What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during African-American History Tour with Museum in Washington DC?
A:The policy on staff health & safety is:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
See all safety measures taken by African-American History Tour with Museum in Washington DC.

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  • "There was no reserved entry to the museum at this time of year, so perhaps the company should revise the title of the tour." See review
  • "This was the best history and city tour I have experienced in DC, It was worth the cost." See review

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star-5
Great tour
Malachi_B
, May 2022
Good commentator he knew what he was talking about. And l think he did a good job me and my girl had ball
star-1
False advertising
Peter_N
, May 2022
None at all it is a scam to purchase tickets and a trick to pull people into purchasing something they do not need to attrnd a free museum!!!
star-5
Great tour
Judith_B
, May 2022
Loved it. Museum is fantastic - saw the part on reconstruction, learned so much. Only saw about 20 percent of museum in 2 1/2 hrs. Music section was fun.
star-4
Great experience
Joseph_D
, May 2022
- Visiting the AA museum - learning about local history of DC - Embassy Row - going through Howard U -
star-5
A great day in Washington DC
Simon_H
, May 2022
Our tour guide was so knowledgeable and very easy to listen to,gave us the inside stories, and lots of by the way stories, knew every building and his knowledge regarding the white house outstanding friendly and bought water for everyone on one of the hottest days in Washington
star-5
Important history
EILEEN_S
, May 2022
Dre was an amazing guide. So much knowledge and so personable . Filled with facts and interesting stories
star-5
LOVED OUR TOUR GUIDES THOROUGHNESS!
Michelle_B
, May 2022
The most memorable parts was our tour guide giving very thorough details...especially when he was giving the history on the Lincoln and Mary MaCloud Bethune statues
star-3
The first part of the...
Yasmine_K
, May 2022
The first part of the tour was excellent, but then it dragged on a bit. The tour guide spoke too much, gave too many facts and the volume was not great either. The your itself is too long and the final final going to Capitol Hills is completely unnecessary .
star-5
My vacation to Washington DC
Jenetta_F
, May 2022
Love love both tour guide The buses were very clean The guys were very informative and knew the City to a tee. Thanks for everything
star-4
Great experience
Duane_J
, May 2022
Loved freedom park and Howard University our tour guide Dre was very knowledgeable and had approachable 😊

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