Small Group Museum Of American History, Air And Space Museum - Washington D. C.

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Duration: 5 Hrs 30 Mins
  • Departure Time :
    10am
  • Departure Details :
    Smithsonian National Air & Space Museum Meeting Point: By the sculpture in front of the Independence Ave entrance to the museum 600 Independence Ave SW  , Washington, DC 20560.. read more
  • Cancellation Policy :
    Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund

Overview

Explore the best of American history while taking a step into its future on this combo tour at the Smithsonian. On this 5 to 5.5 hour small group tour, youll visit the National Air and Space Museum followed by a trip to the National Museum of American History. Our passionate guides will take up to 8 guests to some of the most captivating pieces displayed in these two world-class museums to explore the United States and its rich past, followed by a look to the future.

Know More about this tour

Take one giant leap into the unique collection at the National Air and Space Museum, covering the United States world famous space program. This museum doesnt just cover extraterrestrial exploration. It inntroduces everything from the early history of flight to the Space Race and moon landings. Learn what it's like to be an astronaut today with one of our expert guides theres even freeze dried ice cream in the gift shop to get the full experience. Youll see the first plane to take flight as well as the Spirit of St. Louis. Check out objects that have been to the moon and back like Buzz Aldrins space suit, moon boots, the Apollo 11 Command Module, and real moon rocks. Discover the history of the worlds foremost space program and the technology and innovation that made it possible to land a man on the moon.

After a break for lunch, take a trip down memory lane. 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. 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.

Inclusions

  • Semi-Private Museum Tour
  • "Semi-Private" Means Group Size Is Never More Than 8 Guests Maximum
  • Professional Tour Guide
  • Available Daily At 10Am
  • Duration 5 - 5.5 Hours (Including A Lunch Break)

Exclusions

  • 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

A maximum of 8 people per tour allowed

A moderate amount of walking is involved

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.

Notes: American History, Air & Space Museum and other attractions or museums in London 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.