Washington, DC: African American History Tour


Go back in time to some of the most iconic moments of the civil rights movement, with a fascinating African American history tour of Washington, DC.

About this activity

  • Free cancellation

    Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

  • Duration

    4 hour


  • Highlights
    • Gain a refreshing, yet important, perspective of Washington D.C's history
    • Walk into the Smithsonian, with an included entrance ticket
    • Explore an in-depth look at the United State's civil rights struggle
    • Discover unique and lesser-known landmarks with a poignant backstory
    • Ride in a comfortable, climate-controlled bus, ideal for sightseeing
  • Full description
    Travel back in time to some of the most iconic moments from the civil rights movement on an African American history tour of Washington DC. You will pass by the famous Emancipation Statue, the National Council of Negro Women, and more while learning about the history of the city from your guide. 
    Get picked up at the U.S. Navy Memorial and head to monuments such as the Emancipation Statue, Howard Theatre, and vibrant local black communities. Stand where Martin Luther King stood when he gave his famous "I have a dream" address and feel the weight of the world on your shoulders.
    After taking a glimpse into the past at the Home of Frederick Douglas, proceed to Howard University - one of the oldest black universities in the United States. On the way to Howard University, you will drive by Lincoln Park to visit the statue of educator, activist, and founder of the National Council of Negro Women - Mary McLeod...  more
  • Includes
    • Comprehensive overview of African History and Culture
      Live tour guide
      Luxury climate-controlled tour bus
      Reserved entry to the National Museum of African American History and Culture
  • Exclude
    • Lunch