Smithsonian Museum Of American History Guided Tour - Semi-Private 8ppl Max - Washington D. C.

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  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Duration: 2 Hrs 30 Mins
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  • Departure Time :
    1:30 PM
  • Departure Details :
    Smithsonian National Museum of American History, 1300 Constitution Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20560, USA
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    This activity is non-refundable Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.


Join this 2 to 2.5 hour semi-private (8 Guest Maximum) guided tour of the National museum of american history to learn about the relatively short but immensely rich history of the United States of America. Our passionate guides will take a small group of up to 8 guests to some of the most captivating pieces on display at this one-of-a-kind gallery.


Informative, friendly and professional guide

Small group ensures personal service

Choice of morning or afternoon departure

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Stop At: National museum of american history, Washington DC, District of Columbia

Meet for this 2.5 hour, small-group tour at the National museum of american history a little before your departure time. There are two departure times offered for this tour.
From a ragtag group of colonists to one of the worlds super powers, the United States has made quite a name for itself. The National Museum of American History traces this path through a unique collection of objects including the actual banner that inspired the countrys national anthem. Learn about the first president, George Washington, while viewing his sword, and discover how Hollywood has helped shape this country when you check out Dorothys ruby red slippers.
Plus, visit the extensive collection of first ladies gowns to the Greensboro lunch counter that embodies the Civil Rights Movement. This tour will help you to understand the exciting and oftentimes controversial history behind this vast country.

Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes

Stop At: Babylon Tours Washington D.C., Washington DC, District of Columbia

The capital of the United States, the playground of politicians and presidents, is just as enticing for tourists who want to experience a slice of American history. Our English speaking guides organize private and small group tours to the citys most important institutions, like the National Museum of American History and the Air and Space Museum. Rub elbows with senators as you stroll the historical monuments on the Mall and learn about the iconic figures buried at Arlington national cemetery. At Babylon Tours, our engaging guides want to make it clear that D.C. isnt just for the fat cats on Capitol hill its also yours to explore.

Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes


Semi-Private Museum Tour

Semi-Private" Means Group Size Is Never More Than 8 Guests Maximum

Professional Tour Guide

Duration 2.5 Hours


Tour price does NOT include hotel pickup or drop-off (we recommend UBER or Taxi)

Tour price does NOT include gratuities (optional)

Tour is NOT available for those with walking disabilities or using a wheelchair

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

It is imperative that you provide us with guests MOBILE PHONE NUMBER (including country code)

A maximum of 8 people per tour allowed

Minimum numbers apply. This tour will not run without a minimum of 2 guests to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund.

Not wheelchair accessible

Stroller accessible

Near public transportation

Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level

Notes: American History Museum and other attractions or museums in DC may be subjected to occasional closures without previous warning from the museum management. When this occurs, we will provide guests with an appropriate alternative if the museum opening time is delayed more than 1h from the tour starting time. In these cases we are unable to provide refunds or discounts. Appropriate dress is required for entry into some sites on this tour. No large bags or suitcases are allowed inside the museum, only handbags or small thin bag packs are allowed through security. Due to increased security measures at many attractions some lines may form on tours with 'Skip the Line' or 'No Wait' access. Some specific rooms inside the museum are subjected to a very quiet or restricted right to speak inside, in this cases your guide will provide the information about this places before entering the specific rooms where this rule applies. Some collections may vary along the year.

This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers

Traveler Reviews

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  • 03-Oct-2022

    Tour guide Maribeth was really knowledgeable and managed time to show specific aspects of the exhibitions in an efficient way when time restricted. Could spend days going through the collection so was really useful to have this broken down in this way.

  • 03-Oct-2022

    We had the best guide. Very knowledgeable and has lots of great stories. We would do this again without question and would highly recommend.

  • 23-Sep-2022

    So much great American history in the Smithsonian Museum of American History, so little time! Solution? Book a semi-private tour! Meghan was a terrific guide - energetic, knowledgeable & with a great sense of humor! We saw all the highlights of this amazing place & learned so much!

  • 22-Aug-2022

    Richard was very knowledgeable and full of interesting stories and facts. Book with Richard. The time flew by

  • 03-Aug-2022

    We loved his tour. He’s very enthusiastic and knowledgeable. I’d like to schedule him for another museum tour. He’s a worthwhile investment.

  • 30-Jul-2022

    Our group came from Iowa, Arizona and Florida. Having a guided tour of such a large and interesting museum was a special event for all of us.

  • 26-Jul-2022

    Our tour guide Megan was terrific. She was friendly and very knowledgeable. The rest of the group had to leave and she finished with just me 😊.

  • 20-Jul-2022

    Richard was amazing! He was a delight to be around and very knowledgeable. Highly recommend him for your future tour!

  • 18-Jul-2022

    Our guide Donna, did an excellent job getting us thru the museum and giving us facts not described on then plaques.

  • 11-Jul-2022

    What an unbelievable experience Richard led us on! He made history come alive. Truly unforgettable!!

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