On my tour guest range in age from 14-75, walking pace varies we stayed on sch and no one left behind. Its history galleries in particular are a must-see. It just so happened that myself and my friend were the only people on the tour that day and Kenny was more than happy to personalize the tour for us! Our African American Heritage Tours Black History Tours will give you and your group the opportunity to learn about those who struggled for equality in America. Walk-ups Because weekends are so popular, walk-up passes aren't available for Saturdays or Sundays. The coach was nice and comfy. When booking, select between a 1- and 2-day pass.
This tour is perfect for Family Reunions. The greater U Street neighborhood these days is a hotspot, the place to go for dining out, hanging out, and nightlife. Great coach, excellent explanations, lots of time for questions, different types of activities… and tickets for the National Museum of African American History and Culture included… Enjoyable experience! He was solicitous helping us on and off the bus, greatly appreciated. Not only is demand for tickets high, visitors tend to spend a lot of time in the museum once they get in. Choose entry to attractions including the International Spy Museum and Madame Tussauds, or select a full-day bike rental. The tour will include stops at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Just hop off at any stop when you want to explore, and then hop back on the trolley to continue around the city.
This tour highlights significant areas starting with a drive to Cedar Hill in the historic community of Anacostia -home of the famous freed slave and abolitionist Fredrick Douglass, a renowned civil right activist, lawyer, and writer during his life. The four-hour tours will even pick guests up at a hotel and time of their choosing. It took me across various landmarks that i did not even know existed! Martin Luther King Jr Memorial, Lincoln Memorial and Obama exhibit at the National Portrait Gallery. From the most-famous Freeman during the nineteenth century, Frederick Douglass to countless others such as Dr. The tour guide Jamal was freaking exceptional! These items are located within red lines to advise viewers of their content. Of those sites, 100 are marked with plaques.
At the White House, hear the stories of the African American men and women who built this presidential estate and labored within its walls, and then make a stop at the Martin Luther King Jr. Be sure you have your valid government issued photo id with you. They work very hard to ensure your tour is a success. Each person, regardless of age will need a ticket to enter the museum. Wheelchair rentals are available on a first-come, first-served basis, and open captioning is included in all exhibition videos. Meet your guide and group and climb aboard a comfortable, air-conditioned coach to set off through D.
Expedia Verified Reviews All reviews are verified by Expedia, to ensure a traveler has booked with us. We ask that if your group has been satisfied with your tour that you consider giving a generous tip to the guide and the driver. You can make additional payments to reduce your balance at anytime, however the entire balance is due no later than 30 days prior to the event. Check your reserved time stamped pass for entry time. In fact, slaves constructed the White House, and lived for the duration in temporary tiny 10 foot wide by 10 foot long huts on the muddy land that is now Lafayette Square. At times he tied presentation with his family history.
After the Civil War, Douglass held a number of government positions, including U. Buses are also used throughout the stay for all transfers to and from activities. Afterwards, your group will receive tickets for the National Museum of African American History and Culture. I learned so much in such a short tour. Memorial and the African American Civil War Memorial. One Day African American Heritage Tour Explore the past 150 years of African American Heritage in the United States. When Benjamin Henry Latrobe one of the architects of the Capitol and the White House designed the lovely red-brick Federal-style Decatur House for War of 1812 hero, Commodore Stephen Decatur, he made sure to include back stairways and access passages where slaves might toil and traipse without being seen.
These brave men and women fought for emancipation from slavery and equality as Americans. The two-hour tour is only offered on Saturdays at 10:30 a. She was knowledgeable and gave true facts about our history. His office was in the U. As it turned out, access to the museum was a bonus! The museum is also a stop on many hop-on, hop-off tours of Washington D. Moton stood that day, but Dr. No reservations necessary; guests simply show up and pay in person.
There are more than 85,000 square feet 7,897 square meters of gallery space thoughtfully and beautifully displaying thousands of artifacts. All others, an experienced representative will contact you within 3 business days to assist with your trip plans. Get off at the last stop, walk one block south to H St. You will be given tickets for admission into the Museum of African American History and Culture. Several educational tours provide highlights of these important people and landmarks in ways that bring their history to life. Your Tour will also include a ticket to the National Museum of African American History and Culture. Black history references exist among the millennial attractions: the, Duke Ellington townhouse residences at 1805 and 1816 13th St.
This tour aims to shed some light on the local and national history of African Americans, from pre-Revolutionary War times to the present. The story of African Americans in Washington, D. Our guide, Kenny, was a gentleman. Douglass walked the 5 miles daily to and fro. A licensed tour guide joins two to six guests in a private mini-van to narrate highlights along the way, with stops at 12 different prominent African-American landmarks, from Howard University to the Mary M. The nearest Metro stops are Federal Triangle and Smithsonian on the Orange, Blue, and Silver lines. If you're able to , you can claim up to six.
There will also be interactive exhibitions and thousands of artifacts related to African American history. The family reunion tour is unlike anything you have experienced before. Our tour ends at the museum. Stops along the tour include the Lincoln Memorial where Dr. Delve into the African American heritage of the United States and its capital city on this local-led tour of D.