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African-American History City Tour with Reserved Museum Entry

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
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African-American History City Tour with Reserved Museum Entry
From US$89.00
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African-American History City Tour with Reserved Museum Entry
From US$89.00
Overview
On this 4-hour guided tour of Washington D.C. guests will learn about African-American culture from the beginning of United States history. Explore important landmarks such as the M.L.K. Memorial, Howard University, 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.
What to Expect

Explore the rich history of African-American culture in the United States with this 4-hour 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 Shaw and Anacostia, that were once home to famous African-Americans, such as Frederick Douglass, renowned civil rights activist. Continue on to Howard University, one of the oldest black universities with an exciting history.

Visit key landmarks in downtown D.C. that played important roles in the Civil Rights Movement including the Lincoln Memorial, where M.L.K. 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.

Reviews (58)
1 - 5 of 29 reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile
Absolutely yes!

Love! Love! Love this tour. Comfortable transportation the driver was a little rude at the start of trip but we did not let that bother us. Glad we didn’t because the tour guide was so knowledgeable about all our stops and gave us additional information...More

Thank MsNifa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
The Absolute Best!

This tour was so much more than expected, getting tickets for the museum is just the icing on the cake! Our tour guide was Jamal and it is amazing how much history he has acquired....so much so that he couldn't even tell us all of...More

1  Thank Kimberly M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Every aspect of the tour was amazing! The African American History Museum was overwhelmingly awesome!!

The tour guide was knowledgeable and humorous. Our guide was also very timely, which was appreciated. The pickup was conveniently located. I enjoyed every aspect of the tour from the MLK Memorial to the African American History Museum. I especially appreciated the timed entry to...More

1  Thank Lee S
Reviewed 27 September 2018
Getting details you don't get on the 'mainstream' tours, and fantastic museum!

I had visited some of the sites on another night tour, but Kenny tells you things you don't hear on the other tours. I'm totally surprised for example that the mainstream tours don't tell you that there is a plague where Martin Luther King Jr...More

2  Thank BellTownsend
Reviewed 21 September 2018
Exceptional Tour!

Tour guide was extremely knowledgeable. Tour was probably the highlight of our time in DC. Would highly recommend!

Thank Footprints489935
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Response from FuninthesunOmaha | Reviewed this property |
The van we were on was handicap accessible.
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9:30am from Judiciary Square
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Response from Memidemi | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it does not give concrete directions. After you exit the metro the tour guide will either be on the same side of the street as the metro OR directly across from it, in the crosswalk section of either side. Another... More
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