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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
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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Reviews (38)

1 - 5 of 18 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago
Worth it for entry into the National Musuem of African American History & Culture alone makes this a winner

This was an exceptional tour, and this is due most significantly to our knowledgeable and passionate tour guide, Jamal. Getting access to the National Museum of African American History & Culture alone makes this tour the right choice, as the museum is still extremely hard...More

1  Thank Myra G
Reviewed 10 June 2018
Worth the Guaranteed Museum Entry

This is one way to guarantee entry to the African American History and Culture Museum, so it is worth the price for that one reason alone (if you've not been able to obtain a timed entry). Otherwise, you could simply spend more time inside the...More

3  Thank moviegeekjn
Reviewed 10 June 2018
Great potential but the guide let us down

We were very excited to take this tour. First our guide arrived about 5 minutes before the tour was to start and the shuttle arrived 20 minutes late. Not a great start. Our guide was very knowledgeable, however, spent a fair amount of time promoting...More

2  Thank s0krm0m
Reviewed 9 May 2018
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.

4  Thank noahpace
Reviewed 8 May 2018
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

1  Thank Mary E
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moviegeekjn
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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moviegeekjn
29 May 2018|
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Response from cindersisty | Reviewed this property |
Posted location. We felt the tour was a waste of money tho. It takes less time to stand in line at the museum and get in earlier than their drop off at the museum. Museum tickets are free and it takes a long time to... More
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Latayna E
28 May 2018|
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Response from cindersisty | Reviewed this property |
They are free. You just need to wait in line for a bit but still get in earlier than the tour drop off time.
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