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Smithsonian Museum of American History Guided Tour - Semi-Private 8ppl Max

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Washington, United States
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At a Glance

120 to 150 minutes (Approx.)
Mobile ticket
Offered in: English
See Thomas Jefferson’s desk, as well as George Washington’s sword on this small-group tour of the National Museum of American History in Washington DC. Other highlights include the Star Spangled Banner, Dorthy’s ruby-red slippers from ‘The Wizard of Oz,’ and the Greensboro lunch counter from the Greensboro sit-ins of the 1960s.

Highlights

  • Learn about the United States at the National Museum of American History
  • See artifacts like Thomas Jefferson's desk and the Star Spangled Banner
  • Choice of morning or afternoon departure
  • A small group ensures personal service

What To Expect

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: National Museum of American History, 1400 Constitution Ave NW Between 12th and 14th Street, Washington DC, DC 20560

Meet for this 2.5 hour,
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Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: National Museum of American History, 1400 Constitution Ave NW Between 12th and 14th Street, Washington DC, DC 20560

Meet for this 2.5 hour, small-group tour at the National Museum of American History a little before your departure time. There are two departure times offered for this tour.
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Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: National Museum of American History, 1400 Constitution Ave NW Between 12th and 14th Street, Washington DC, DC 20560

Meet for this 2.5 hour, small-group tour at the National Museum of American History a little before your departure time. There are two departure times offered for this tour.

From a ragtag group of colonists to one of the world’s super powers, the United States has made quite a name for itself. The National Museum of American History traces this path through a unique collection of objects including the actual banner that inspired the country’s national anthem. Learn about the first president, George Washington, while viewing his sword, and discover how Hollywood has helped shape this country when you check out Dorothy’s ruby red slippers.

Plus, visit the extensive collection of first ladies’ gowns to the Greensboro lunch counter that embodies the Civil Rights Movement. This tour will help you to understand the exciting and oftentimes controversial history behind this vast country.

Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes

Stop At: Babylon Tours Washington D.C., 600 Independence Avenue, Washington DC, DC 20560

The capital of the United States, the playground of politicians and presidents, is just as enticing for tourists who want to experience a slice of American history. Our English speaking guides organize private and small group tours to the city’s most important institutions, like the National Museum of American History and the Air and Space Museum. Rub elbows with senators as you stroll the historical monuments on the Mall and learn about the iconic figures buried at Arlington National Cemetery. At Babylon Tours, our engaging guides want to make it clear that D.C. isn’t just for the fat cats on Capitol Hill – it’s also yours to explore.

Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes

What's Included

Semi-Private Museum Tour
Semi-Private" Means Group Size Is Never More Than 8 Guests Maximum
Professional Tour Guide
Duration 2 - 2.5 Hours
Tour price does NOT include hotel pickup or drop-off (we recommend UBER or Taxi)
Tour price does NOT include gratuities (optional)
Tour is NOT available for those with walking disabilities or using a wheelchair

Departure & Return

Departure Point

Smithsonian National Museum of American History, 1300 Constitution Ave NW, Washington, DC 20560, USA

Departure Time

1:30 PM

Return Details

Returns to original departure point

Before You Book

The fine print

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • It is imperative that you provide us with guests MOBILE PHONE NUMBER (including country code)
  • A maximum of 8 people per tour allowed
  • Minimum numbers apply.
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  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • It is imperative that you provide us with guests MOBILE PHONE NUMBER (including country code)
  • A maximum of 8 people per tour allowed
  • Minimum numbers apply. This tour will not run without a minimum of 2 guests to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or
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  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • It is imperative that you provide us with guests MOBILE PHONE NUMBER (including country code)
  • A maximum of 8 people per tour allowed
  • Minimum numbers apply. This tour will not run without a minimum of 2 guests to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Notes: American History Museum and other attractions or museums in DC may be subjected to occasional closures without previous warning from the museum management. When this occurs, we will provide guests with an appropriate alternative if the museum opening time is delayed more than 1h from the tour starting time. In these cases we are unable to provide refunds or discounts. Appropriate dress is required for entry into some sites on this tour. No large bags or suitcases are allowed inside the museum, only handbags or small thin bag packs are allowed through security. Due to increased security measures at many attractions some lines may form on tours with 'Skip the Line' or 'No Wait' access. Some specific rooms inside the museum are subjected to a very quiet or restricted right to speak inside, in this cases your guide will provide the information about this places before entering the specific rooms where this rule applies. Some collections may vary along the year.
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 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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The guide was very nice. He did...
Belinda J
, Oct 2016
The guide was very nice. He did help. However, this was too pricey. The cost of the tour does not reflect the level of service received.

Product code: 40048P14

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