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Private Guided Tour: Arlington Cemetery & Smithsonian Museum of American History

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Arlington, United States
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300 to 330 minutes (Approx.)
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Offered in: English
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300 to 330 minutes (Approx.)
Mobile ticket
Offered in: English

Description

Become more familiar with American history on this private combo tour of the Arlington National Cemetery and the National Museum of American History. Follow your guide through these two important places... More
Become more familiar with American history on this private combo tour of the Arlington National Cemetery and the National Museum of American History. Follow your guide through these two important places as they keep you entertained with historical knowledge and fun facts. At the cemetery, see the gravesites of John F. Kennedy and casualties of the... More
Become more familiar with American history on this private combo tour of the Arlington National Cemetery and the National Museum of American History. Follow your guide through these two important places as they keep you entertained with historical knowledge and fun facts. At the cemetery, see the gravesites of John F. Kennedy and casualties of the American Civil War. Stroll around the museum, and catch a glimpse of the star-spangled banner that inspired the US National anthem, as well as the ruby-red slippers from 'The Wizard of Oz.'

Highlights

  • Private combo tour of the Arlington National Cemetery and the National Museum of American History
  • Stop by the gravesite of America’s 35th president, John F. Kennedy, and famous boxer, Joe Louis
  • Visit Arlington
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  • Private combo tour of the Arlington National Cemetery and the National Museum of American History
  • Stop by the gravesite of America’s 35th president, John F. Kennedy, and famous boxer, Joe Louis
  • Visit Arlington House, former home of Robert E. Lee
  • See Dorothy’s ruby-red slippers from 'The Wizard of Oz’ worn by actress, Judy Garland
  • Catch a glimpse of the star-spangled banner that inspired the US National anthem
  • This tour included a moderate amount of walking

What To Expect

Summary

Meet your private guide at the welcome center by the gates of the Arlington National Cemetery. Please make sure to show up a little before your departure time. This is a private tour, so please list any... More
Meet your private guide at the welcome center by the gates of the Arlington National Cemetery. Please make sure to show up a little before your departure time. This is a private tour, so please list any special interests you have at the time of booking to alert your guide so that he or she can better prepare for your private tour.

Your private guide
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Meet your private guide at the welcome center by the gates of the Arlington National Cemetery. Please make sure to show up a little before your departure time. This is a private tour, so please list any special interests you have at the time of booking to alert your guide so that he or she can better prepare for your private tour.

Your private guide first leads the way through the Arlington National Cemetery, telling historical facts, and stopping at famous gravesites and memorial areas. See the burial spots of many lost soldiers from the American Civil War, as well as famous people like John F. and Jacqueline Kennedy, Robert McNamara, and Thurgood Marshall. Visit the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, and catch a glimpse of Arlington House, the former home of Robert E. Lee.

After your time in the cemetery is up, take a break to eat lunch (own expense). Then, hop on a private vehicle for the ride over to the National Museum of American History.

At the museum, your guide knows the fastest ways around, so you can see more in the amount of time you’re there. This museum traces the rise of the United States through a unique collection of objects, including the original star-spangled banner that inspired the country’s national anthem. Learn about how Hollywood helped shape the country into what it is today and get a peek at Dorothy’s ruby-red slippers from 'The Wizard of Oz' worn by actress, Judy Garland. See George Washington’s sword, and other historical artifacts housed only here.

Please note: A minimum of two people per booking is required.

What's Included

Guided Walking Tour & Museum Tour
Tour Guide Exclusively For You (Does NOT apply if you choose "SAVE! BOOK SEMI-PRIVATE" option)
Duration 5 - 5.5 Hours (Including Lunch Break)
Private Transportation Included Between Tour Locations If Necessary
Tour Will Run, Rain Or Shine
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

Arlington National Cemetery Welcome Center, 1 Memorial Ave, Fort Myer, VA 22211, USA

Departure Time

10:00 AM

Return Details

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

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)
  • Notes: American History Museum and other attractions 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)
  • 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
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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)
  • 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.
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


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