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U Street: Food, History, and Street Art TourHalf-day Tours

U Street: Food, History, and Street Art Tour

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Get a taste of Washington DC's historic U Street neighborhood on this guided culinary walking tour. Discover the history and culture of these streets, formerly known as ‘Black Broadway,’ while stopping at multiple local restaurants to sample the foods that make these neighborhoods unique. A portion of every ticket price goes to feed district residents in need.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures

The National Gallery of Art DC Guided Museum Tour - Private TourPrivate and Luxury

The National Gallery of Art DC Guided Museum Tour - Private Tour

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Get more from your visit to the National Gallery of Art on this private tour of the museum. Follow your guide through one of America’s only national collections of artwork produced by Renaissance artists, French Impressionists, and great American painters. See works from Claude Monet, Raphael, Gilbert Stuart, Vincent Van Gogh, and Edgar Degas, as you learn what’s really behind the creation of some of these pieces.
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  • 2 hours to 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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  • 2 hours to 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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The National Gallery of Art DC Guided Museum Tour - 8ppl MaxPrivate and Luxury

The National Gallery of Art DC Guided Museum Tour - 8ppl Max

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With art that stretches from Renaissance masters to American icons, the National Gallery of Art is a Washington, DC museum that belongs on every art lovers’ itinerary, but the enormous collection can be overwhelming for first time visitors. See the best of the gallery with an expert guide on a 2.5-hour museum tour that explores the stories, techniques, and scandals behind the paintings.
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  • 2 hours to 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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  • 2 hours to 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures

Smithsonian Natural History & National Gallery of Art Tour - 8ppl MaxPrivate and Luxury

Smithsonian Natural History & National Gallery of Art Tour - 8ppl Max

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Visit two top DC museums on a small-group, guided tour that explores some of America's national treasures. With so much to see in the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History and the National Gallery of Art, it's easy to get overwhelmed, but visiting with a guide means you'll go straight to the most spectacular exhibits and artwork. Limited to 8 travelers to ensure personal service, this tour is a great way to learn the stories behind the museums as you see sparkling gems, masterpiece paintings, and more.
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  • 5 hours to 5 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 5 hours to 5 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Impressionism Art Tour at National Gallery of ArtPrivate and Luxury

Impressionism Art Tour at National Gallery of Art

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Discover the origins of modern art on this tour of the National Gallery of Art Impressionism Collection. A professional art historian guide leads you through one of the world’s leading collections of impressionist art, which features both household names like Monet as well as lesser-known painters. As you walk through the gallery, hear tales of the artists’ personal lives, technological advancements in paintings, and how Impressionism revolutionized the art world.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Library of Congress Guided TourPrivate and Luxury

Library of Congress Guided Tour

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Get a holistic overview of one of Washington DC’s top attractions on a 2-hour guided group tour of the Library of Congress. Listen to live narration as you walk around the Minerva Mosaic, Thomas Jefferson's Library, and the Great Reading Room in the world's second largest library. You also see a wide range of iconic American memorabilia, including George Gershwin's grand piano and Bob Hope's joke file.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures

Smithsonian Portrait Gallery & American Art Museum Guided Tour - Private TourPrivate and Luxury

Smithsonian Portrait Gallery & American Art Museum Guided Tour - Private Tour

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Two of Washington’s most iconic museums take up residence in the historical Old Patent Office Building, where history and art collide. Visit the National Portrait Gallery and the American Art Museum on a 2 to 2.5 hour private tour and discover the best of American-made works all under one roof.
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  • 2 hours to 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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  • 2 hours to 2 hours 30 minutes
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DC Mall & National Gallery of Art Guided Walking Tour - 8ppl MaxPrivate and Luxury

DC Mall & National Gallery of Art Guided Walking Tour - 8ppl Max

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Get an overview of the attractions around the National Mall and the National Gallery of Art on this small-group walking tour with a group of eight people or fewer. Enter the National Gallery of Art to see some of the world's most famous paintings and take a break halfway through the tour for lunch (own expense).
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  • 5 hours to 5 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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  • 5 hours to 5 hours 30 minutes
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DC Mall & National Gallery of Art Guided Walking Guided Tour - Private TourPrivate and Luxury

DC Mall & National Gallery of Art Guided Walking Guided Tour - Private Tour

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Pack in tons of sights all in one day with this private, 5-hour tour of the National Mall and the National Gallery of Art. Make stops at the Lincoln Memorial, Washington Monument, National WWII Memorial, White House, Korean War Veteran Memorial, and Vietnam Veterans Memorial. Afterward, head to the museum to see great works of art from artists, such as Claude Monet, Vincent van Gogh, Edgar Degas, and Picasso.
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  • 5 hours to 5 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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  • 5 hours to 5 hours 30 minutes
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Smithsonian Natural History & National Gallery of Art Guided Tour - Private TourPrivate and Luxury

Smithsonian Natural History & National Gallery of Art Guided Tour - Private Tour

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The massive size of Washington DC’s Museum of Natural History and National Gallery of Art can be easily overwhelming. Going with a guide ensures you see both key highlights and hidden gems at each museum, as well as learn about the artists’ techniques, intentions, and even scandals. During your private tour, enjoy the full attention of your guide and ample time to ask questions.
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  • 5 hours to 5 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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  • 5 hours to 5 hours 30 minutes
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The National Mall: Discover the monuments and their memories on an audio tourPrivate Sightseeing Tours

The National Mall: Discover the monuments and their memories on an audio tour

If you’re interested in exploring DC memorials quite thoroughly, this self-guided audio tour along the Mall’s Reflecting Pool is for you. We’ll be walking along some of the city’s newest ground that honors the country’s greatest sacrifices. We start our tour where the city founders started the city. Our path begins at the vortex of the meridians used to map the new capital city. From what is now the base of the George Washington Monument, we wind our way through the memorials that surround the National Mall's Reflecting Pool. Highlights include: • The stones honoring the country’s Greatest Generation • A garden commemorating the nation's rebellious founders • The stark simplicity of the black wall representing the Vietnam era • A dedication to the president who maintained this country's union, in spite of civil war • A walk through the fields of Korea alongside the soldiers of every war • Bonus tracks that expand on theme of ‘Controversies and Compromises’
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes to 1 hour 50 minutes
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes to 1 hour 50 minutes

National Gallery of Art Modern Art TourKid-Friendly

National Gallery of Art Modern Art Tour

We are passionate about putting the “-story” in “history,” with fun and lively expeditions that keep you entertained for hours. The Modern Art Tour is one of our favorites, headed by our passionate guide, Stephen Mead. Let Stephen escort you through the corridors of time in an awe-inspiring two-hour private tour. Explore the exciting world of modern art at the National Gallery of Art’s Modern Art Building in Washington, a place where every nook and cranny is decorated with the humble beginnings of modern art. Delve into the eclectic minds of Pablo Picasso, Jackson Pollack, Andy Warhol, Georgia O’Keefe, and beyond, each a historically cherished art hero who earned a well-deserved spot in DC’s National Gallery of Art.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures

Art & Soul of Black Broadway Neighborhood TourHistorical Tours

Art & Soul of Black Broadway Neighborhood Tour

Discover the musical heritage of U Street --formerly known as Black Broadway-- from jazz to hip hop to punk to DC’s own go-go. Walk the streets & back alleys of Shaw and U Street neighborhoods and learn how murals, theatres, music venues, and memorials embrace the history of this amazing city. Along the way, listen to a diverse playlist that will match up with the murals and venues.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation

National Gallery of Art: Religious Art TourAttraction Tickets

National Gallery of Art: Religious Art Tour

View religious artworks from different centuries during a 2-hour tour of the National Gallery of Art in Washington DC. Get more out of your visit by taking in the collection’s highlights with an art historian guide, and gain an understanding of how the Madonna, the Crucifixion, and other key episodes have been interpreted by different artists. Admission to the museum is free.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures

Smithsonian Portrait Gallery & American Art Museum Tour - 8ppl MaxPrivate and Luxury

Smithsonian Portrait Gallery & American Art Museum Tour - 8ppl Max

Explore two of Washington D.C.’s beloved museums with an art historian on this guided tour. Enjoy a small, personalized experience—the tour will include no more than eight participants—while learning about the National Portrait Gallery and American Art Museum. Discover the amazing history of the 19th century building where both museums are housed and the amazing works within it.
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  • 2 hours to 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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  • 2 hours to 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Street Art Washington DC U Street TourPrivate and Luxury

Street Art Washington DC U Street Tour

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Dig into Washington DC’s history on a walking tour of U Street, a neighborhood that was once the nation's hub of African American culture. In addition to navigating for you, your guide points out murals, street art, and unmarked historic homes often missed by visitors exploring on their own. The walking tour begins and ends conveniently at the U Street Metro station, a direct line back to downtown DC.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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