African-American History Tour with Museum in Washington DC

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3 hours 30 minutes (Approx.)
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COVID-19 vaccination required for guides
Face masks provided for travelers
Gear/equipment sanitized between use
Guides required to regularly wash hands
Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized

Overview

Go back in time to some of the most iconic moments from the civil rights movement with this fascinating African American history tour of Washington DC

Often at the epicenter of the activism surrounding civil and black rights in America, the country’s capital holds the key to some of history’s most captivating moments. From the most famous to lesser-known but equally significant sites, your tour guide will paint a picture of the city from the African American perspective. You’ll be picked up at the U.S. Navy memorial with stops at momentous monuments such as the Emancipation Statue, Howard Theatre, and vibrant black communities.

Feel the weight of the world on your shoulders as you stand where Martin Luther King did when he roused audiences with his legendary ‘I have a dream,’ address. One of the most comprehensive African American history tours in DC, you’ll also get tickets included to the National Museum of African American History and Culture, where the the tour ends.

Highlights

  • Small group ensures personal service
  • Fully narrated tour
  • Small-group tour by minibus
  • Led by a local guide

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Average 4.64 out of 5 stars based on 159 verified reviews from Cool Destinations and TripAdvisor

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African-American History Tour with Museum in Washington DC
Lamont F, Jan 2022 Verified
The host Dre and Driver Milton were phenomenal with there knowledge and interaction with passengers on tour it was fun smooth and the knowledge of the host was very impressive the ride was smooth would definitely recommend them for future guided tours
African-American History Tour with Museum in Washington DC
Debra_W, Jan 2022 Verified
Dre was a great tour guide. The museum was exquisite. It was a walk through history from the beginning.
African-American History Tour with Museum in Washington DC
Christine_C, Dec 2021 Verified
Tour guide Drew was excellent and very well informed. Learned a lot. Driver was great. On/off tour was very convenient and bus was always nearby. Only drawback: we had timed entry tickets to AfAm museum. We were supposed to get entry at 1:30. At 2:30,we still had not advanced in the very very long line. We gave up since we no longer believed the “just 5 more minutes “ promise museum staff had been promising for the last hour. If we had the chance to use a restroom we could’ve waited in line longer. So if you’re booking this tour expecting quick access to the museum, be prepared to wait- timed entry was not realistic. This is not the tour’s fault, but had we known that timed entry at 1:30 meant they we’ll start waiting in a very long line at 1:30, we could’ve prepared better. The last few stops on the tour had no bathrooms so plan accordingly and pack food/drinks.
African-American History Tour with Museum in Washington DC
Elvire_B, Dec 2021 Verified
Our tour guide, Dre, is awesome! He is very knowledgeable and did an excellent job keeping everyone engaged! We rode in dtyle! Definitely worth the money!!!
African-American History Tour with Museum in Washington DC
Denise_T, Dec 2021 Verified
Our host was awesome. He had great knowledge of African-American and DC history. We had one hiccup with a stop but he made sure we returned later to get the full experience.
African-American History Tour with Museum in Washington DC
Carla_D, Dec 2021 Verified
Dre was great. He was very knowledgeable and answered our many questions regarding the monuments from an African American perspective. We really enjoyed the tour.
African-American History Tour with Museum in Washington DC
Coastal596124, Dec 2021 Verified
Dre our tour guide was very cool and intellectual. The tour was very informative. I thought the tour would be long but time went by pretty quickly. I believe we were done in about 3.5 hours then we were dropped off at the African American museum to explore at our own leisure. Make sure to dress for the weather. You will be getting in and out of the bus. The bus was very clean and comfortable. The driver provided us with a pleasant ride. There were restrooms at a couple of the spots we stopped at. I packed some snacks and water to eat and drink during the tour. I was starving by the time the tour ended but was relieved to find out the African American museum has a Café. They serve soul food, dessert, sandwiches, salads and drinks. I enjoyed the fried chicken, yams, and mac and cheese. I really enjoyed this tour! I highly recommend it. Just make sure to get a full night's rest the day before the tour so that you will be ready to walk during the tour and at the museum.
African-American History Tour with Museum in Washington DC
Monica_L, Dec 2021 Verified
Mr Price, we have been talking about him since we left the trip. He is amazing, the right person for the job and his knowledge about DC AMAZING!!! We have encouraged all of our friends to take the tour with Mr Price.
African-American History Tour with Museum in Washington DC
Alecia_W, Dec 2021 Verified
The tour guide Dre was awesome. Very detailed, courtesy, and professional. I would definitely recommend this tour.
African-American History Tour with Museum in Washington DC
Joseph_M, Dec 2021 Verified
Hearing Dre’s stories about his reading of history were very enlightening. Visiting Lincoln Park was also enjoyable.

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