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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
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African-American History City Tour with Reserved Museum Entry
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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Reviewed 3 days ago
Exceptional Tour!

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

Thank Footprints489935
Reviewed 1 week ago
Surprisingly revealing

Excellent tour. Frankly I booked it just to get entrance into the African American Museum... which otherwise is extremely difficult. However, surprisingly this tour ended up being my favorite part. Or perhaps it just prepared me for some parts of the museum I was unaware...More

1  Thank wildflower2122018
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Black American History Tour - All Americans should go!

I enjoyed the trip overall. The most value I received on this tour was the wealth of information the tour guide gave. He was very knowledgeable and could give great insight into the various buildings and sites we visited. The only downside and thing I...More

2  Thank Bre W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
The Best DC day ever

Come early, stay late, and by all means, be hungry because the food is awesome. Don't let the heat outside scare you because the AC is working so well that you 'd be wise to bring a sweater.

2  Thank smca232015
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
summer visit to Washington DC

This was one of the most soul searching trips i have ever taken There is so much history i didn’t know about It helped me to understand my heritage even more My great nieces went also and they were in awe of these treasures I...More

1  Thank audbo22
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Response from FuninthesunOmaha | Reviewed this property |
The van we were on was handicap accessible.
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emmettswan
5 August 2018|
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Response from moviegeekjn | Reviewed this property |
9:30am from Judiciary Square
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31 May 2018|
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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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