Small Group Tour Of The Smithsonian Museum Of Natural History - Washington D. C.

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Duration: 2 Hrs
  • Departure Time :
    10am
  • Departure Details :
    Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund

Overview

Join a 2 hour small group tour of the National Museum of Natural History, featuring rare marvels from around the world. The tour, which welcomes up to 8 guests, will lead you through the minerals, mammals, and mummies that have been wowing visitors for over a century.

Highlights

  • All entrance fees included
  • Fully narrated tour
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide

Know More about this tour

Your guide will take you to visit the highlights of the collection, housed in a massive building that covers the area of 18 football fields. Gaze into the world-famous Hope Diamond, whose brilliant blue sparkle, and immodest size at 46 karats, captured the attention of former owner Marie Antoinette. Wander through the displays of gems and minerals, including the Dom Pedro Aquamarine, the worlds largest gem of its type, which glows brilliantly from within. Travel back in time to learn about death rituals while exploring real mummies from Ancient Egypt. Then step out of the past into the wild, exploring the mighty polar bears, elephants, and giraffes that roam across earths surface. From the land, jump into the sea at the Ocean Hall, where youll discover a live coral reef exhibit as well as a 45-ton whale, Phoenix, which is a replica of a real living what that the museum tracks. By the end, youll understand why so many people come to visit the 126.5 million artefacts housed at the National Museum of Natural History.

Inclusions

  • Semi-PrivateMuseum Tour
  • "Semi-Private"Means Group Size Is Never More Than 8 Guests Maximum
  • Professional Art Historian Guide
  • Available Daily At 10Am
  • Duration1.5-2 Hours

Exclusions

  • Tour pricedoes NOT include hotelpickup ordrop-off(we recommend UBER or Taxi)
  • Tour pricedoes 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 permitted per tour allowed

A moderate amount of walking is involved, comfortable clothing and shoes recommended

Notes: National Museum of Natural History 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.

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