African American History Night Tour in Washington, DC

701 Pennsylvania Ave NWWashington, DC 20004
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Overview

Narrated by a true local, this tour provides an excellent overview of African American roots in the District of Columbia! Start with a trip to a renowned restaurant for some soul food, then tour neighborhoods that showcase the most notable homes in the area. Stop at the African American Civil War Memorial, and at the end of the tour, receive tickets for the Museum of African American History and Culture!

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Good To Know

from Ashley, one of our Washington Travel Experts
  • Family-friendly.
  • Tour duration: 4 hours.
  • The tour is narrated by a native Washingtonian with 25 years of experience.
  • Includes tickets to the Museum of African American History and Culture to explore on your own.
  • The first stop is dinner at the soul food restaurant Ooohs and Aahs in northwest Washington, D.C. You pre-order your food from a set menu, so it’s ready when we arrive at the restaurant.

Description

from African American History Night Tour
The tour begins at 6:30 p.m., leaving from the Navy Memorial, 7th and Pennsylvania Ave NW. Our first stop is dinner at the soul food restaurant Ooohs and Aahs in northwest Washington DC. You pre-order your food from a set menu so it will be ready when you arrive at the restaurant.

After dinner, we tour some of the historic African American neighborhoods such as Shaw, Ledroit Park, and Black Broadway. We drive past the Carter G.Woodson House, Mary M. Bethune home, Phyllis Wheatly YWCA, and African American Civil War Memorial. The tour is narrated by a native Washingtonian with 25 years of experience.

At the end of the African American history tour in DC, we bring you back to 401 F. street, and you are given tickets to the Museum of African American History and Culture.

Stops:
-White House (picture stop)
-Capitol (picture stop)
-King Memorial
-Lincoln Memorial
-African American Civil War Memorial

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Frequently Asked Questions about African American History Night Tour

What are the hours of operation?
The tour starts at 7:00 pm, Monday through Saturday.

Are there any age/physical/health/etc. restrictions for this tour? 
This tour is not recommended for anyone with heart problems or other serious medical conditions.

Where is the meeting location?
The tour begins at the Navy Memorial, 7th and Pennsylvania Ave NW.

Is the tour appropriate for children? 
Yes, but infants must sit on laps.

Is the tour wheelchair accessible? 
Unfortunate, this tour is not wheelchair accessible.

Can I bring a stroller?
Yes, the tour is stroller accessible.

How long is the tour?
The tour is 4 hours long.

    Can I bring my pet?
    No, but service animals are welcomed!

    What’s included in my ticket/experience? 
    • Narrated by a native Washingtonian with 25 years of experience.
    • Tickets to the Museum of African American History and Culture.
    • Bottled water.
    • Air-conditioned vehicles.