Washington Dc National Mall and Capitol Hill Private Tour
You'll be able to step back in history and enjoy a wonderful and exciting time. If you are looking for something fun and exciting then this will be it for you. You will love this opportunity to do something special and enjoy one of the most scenic and historic places in the country. You will get to visit the Washington DC national mall and I a private tour. It is going to be a very very good time for you that is filled with a lot of adventure. You will have five hours to enjoy a more personalized experience from your private guide who will show you all the most interesting parts on this great tour. If you are someone who is interested in beautiful architecture as well as the neoclassical building then you will see the Temple of American history. You'll also get to see the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution while observing the original documents. There are also the Bill of Rights and other important papers such as the Federalist papers that are signed by the founding fathers.
It is going to be a wonderful time and the time of your life because you will get to experience the true history of the country as well as many other important documents such as the Magna Carta and also the Emancipation Proclamation. All of these were written before the country was even born and some after he was born and there are many new and exciting things as well.
This is going to be a new and exciting adventure for you that you will never forget. You will have a lot of fun and excitement as you explore and enjoy a world that is unlike any other.
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 Finally, in the Rubenstein Gallery, you'll examine more historical documents like the Magna Carta of 1297, written well before the United States was even conceived, yet pivotal in influencing the other documents that you'll experience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.
After a lunch break, 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:
Lafayette Park at 16th St and H St NW
Departure Times: 10am
- Private tour
- Transport by private vehicle from National Mall to Capitol Hill
- Walking tour
Does not include:
- Food and drinks
- Gratuities (optional)
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Comfortable walking shoes are recommended
Notes: The tour route may be affected by national celebrations. When this occurs, we will provide guests with an alternative route still being able to see all the highlights on the tour. In these cases we are unable to provide refunds or discounts. No large bags or suitcases are allowed during this tour. We recommend comfortable shoes, a bottle of water, umbrella in case of rain and hat during summer. Due to increased security measures at many attractions some can't be visited from the inside.