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African-American History City Tour with Reserved Museum Entry

From US$89.00
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.

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1 - 5 of 14 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
The African-American History Tour is a MUST DO

The tour was somewhat off schedule as it is apparently new. Overall, however, it is well arranged and out tour guide very knowledgeable. The Museum was beyond description. Every American should try to go.

1  Thank noahpace
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Excellent tour

I highly recommend this tour .My only wish is that it could have lasted longer, and encompassed more sites and information, but there is only 4 hours and then of course the museum!!! I hope this tour gets the publicity it deserves. I recommended to...More

Thank Mary E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Worth every penny!

I had attempted to get tickets to the museum and failed then found this tour. I decided to do the tour since I would get to see way more than I had planned in a facilitated manor that also gave me history and information I...More

3  Thank Amanda F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile
Informative Experience

Since one is unable to book same day tickets for this tour, the owner of the tour company was instrumental in organizing payment and facilitating my arrival to the meeting location for the tour.—4 stars for customer service!!! The tour was informative and parts of...More

Thank DoctorNurse2017
Reviewed 13 April 2018
DC from a Different Perspective

I really enjoyed this tour because we learned about D.C. from an African American perspective. This is very similar to a hop-on/hop-off bus tour, we went to multiple sites in which the tour guide would talk about and then give us some time to walk...More

Thank Gina H
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moviegeekjn
23 May 2018|
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Response from noahpace | Reviewed this property |
Yes and tickets are included. They are very hard to get so the tour is the best way to have admission. The tour is outstanding then ends at the museum where you are then on your own.
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rhapsodynblu
I want to study the history about Martin Luther King,Jr. I was a child when it was announced in my classroom that he had passed away. When my little girlfriend and I both started crying, she asked me why we were crying and I told her I think it was because an angel had died. We were 7 years old and we really didn't know a lot about him because they didn't teach anything about Black people and their accomplishments. We both found out after my parents bought me a book about Black people. That book opened our eyes we found out more things like a Black person invented the stop light, a Black person invented the cotton gin, etc. I could go on and on. All we knew about was Washington Carver and the peanut. So, I think it's important for me to know more about this man who started the Civil Rights Movement. I didn't know a lot about my Black Brothers and Sisters. My Great Grandmother, my Grandmother and my Mother grew up in the Southern states. None of my of immediate family came from Africa. So we see ourselves as Black Americans,we were all born in America. So, I want to try and understand why they refer to us as African-Americans, when none of us have ever been in Africa. As a result of all of this, I don't think we should have to pay to see this man who was considered the greatest orator and the person who fought for my people to be able to drink from any water fountain, go to any schools of our choice, have fair wages, instead of pennies or a $ a dollar a week for a garbage man. I could go on and on. All I'm asking is for free tickets to see this great man's accomplishments. We should not have to pay $79 dollars to see greatness. As a matter of fact,I would like several free tickets so I can bring my sister and my son with us.
14 April 2018|
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Response from maildudeusa | Reviewed this property |
They do have "free tickets" but it's on a "first come - first served" basis.
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