Washington, DC: African American History Tour with Dinner


Experience the charm of Washington, D.C. at night while savoring a soul food dinner. Afterwards, go on a guided tour of historic African-American neighborhoods and see significant landmarks.

About this activity

  • Free cancellation

    Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

  • Duration

    4 hour


  • Highlights
    • Tuck into a mouthwatering dinner at a renowned soul food restaurant
    • Explore significant African American landmarks, like the Phyllis Wheatley YWCA
    • Visit historical African American neighborhoods, such as Shaw and Black Broadway
    • Go on a journey through Washington, D.C. and delve into African-American history
    • Enjoy the Museum of African American History and Culture at your own pace
  • Full description
    Begin by meeting your guide at the Naval Heritage Center. Head to a well-known restaurant, and devour some soul food. After, follow your local guide to several historic African-American neighborhoods. Visit Shaw, Ledroit Park, and Black Broadway. Listen to engaging stories about the city's history.

    Along the way, pass by important landmarks celebrating African-American heritage and accomplishments, including the former homes of influential figures like Carter G. Woodson and Mary M. Bethune, the historic Phyllis Wheatley YWCA, and the moving African-American Civil War Memorial.

    Finally, walk to the Museum of African American History and Culture. Use your pre-booked ticket to enter the museum. Continue your exploration on your own, delving deeper into the captivating stories and achievements of the African Americans who have profoundly influenced the nation's history.
  • Includes
    • Soul Food dinner and at a local restaurant
      Guided tour
      Local guide
      Entry ticket to the National Museum of African American History and Culture
  • Exclude
    • Tips