Small Group National Archives and Capitol Hill Tour
This is going to be a wonderful time for you as you get to explore the national archives as you have fun and enjoy yourself. This is going to be one of the most beautiful and scenic tours is you've ever had and you will have a lot of great memories for you to take a room and relax and have fun. As is going to be something special and you will get to see a place that is filled with history and adventure. If you're looking for the time of your life then you will love being here. The national archives one of the most special buildings in the world and you will see the history of the country. You will get to see the Declaration of Independence as well as the Federalist papers and many other important papers that form the foundation of the country. If you are looking to really enjoy yourself and see a place that is filled with history then you are in the right place. This is going to be fun for you and it will be special and magical as well. If you are looking to do something nice then you have come to the right place.
You'll be up to spend five hours on this great journey and you will not want to forget. You will learn about the founding fathers like Alexander Hamilton and you also learn about great presidents like John F. Kennedy. You'll also get to see the Emancipation Proclamation as well as many other important documents in the country. It is going to be a wonderful time for you and you will have a lot of fun.
You get to learn about politics and talk about politics as he experienced and you and exciting world that you will never forget. This is going to be what you are waiting for to really have fun and discover.
Start at the Archives, a neoclassical building that acts as a temple to American history. Once inside. Your expert guide will introduce you to the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution while observing the original documents. These papers, alongside the Bill of Rights and the Federalist Papers, are all signed by the prominent statesmen and founding fathers like Alexander Hamilton. Moving to the Public Vaults Exhibits, you'll come face to face with letters from George Washington and John F. Kennedy. You'll even see the Emancipation Proclamation, which, in 1863, led to the abolishment of slavery. Finally, in the Rubenstein Gallery, you'll examine more historical documents like the Magna Carta of 1297, written well before the United States was even conceived, yet pivotal in influencing the other documents that you'll experience in the Archives. By the end, you will have witnessed firsthand the humble documentation that created the world's most powerful country.
Afterwards, we'll talk politics and history as we trace Washington DC's evolution from a swamp to the capital of one of the world's most influential nations. Explore the City Upon a Hill with a knowledgeable guide who will show you Capitol Hill — the place where it all happens in the United States. Learn about the main buildings including the Capitol and the Supreme Court. Visit the magnificent exteriors while popping inside the Main Reading Room of the Library of Congress, as well exploring Thomas Jefferson's library and inspecting a real Gutenberg Bible. The tour may include a visit to a courtroom and tickets may be available for a tour of the Capitol's interior.
Pickup & Return:
Meet your guide on the corner of 9th Street NW and Constitution Ave.
Departure Times: 10am
- Transport by private vehicle from National Archives to Capitol Hill
- Lunch break
- Walking tour
- Small-group tour
Does not include:
- Gratuities (optional)
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
- Food and drinks, unless specified
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- A maximum of 8 people per tour allowed
- A moderate amount of walking is involved
- Minimum numbers apply. This tour will not run without a minimum of 2 guests to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund.
Notes: National Archives and other attractions or museums in London 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.