Two Smithsonian Museums: American & Natural History Private Tour

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  • Private Tour
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  • 3 hr

This tour is the ultimate All-American story told through the Smithsonian Museums, in the US capital city of Washington DC, taking you on private tours to both the National Museum of American History and the Museum of Natural History. Your private tour will start at the National Museum of American History, where you’ll learn the vast sweep of American history. Enjoy a guided meander through the museum whilst learning about America’s socio-political and cultural history, from medical advancement to wars, from slavery to segregation, from tragedies to triumphs, and the breakthroughs made for ‘herstory’ by female mathematicians, artists, and artisans. Next, you’ll take a short break before heading to the Museum of Natural History, where your private guide will show you the highlights of the museum and any new must-see temporary exhibits. If there are any particular exhibits you're curious about, please let your guide know, as they'll happily tailor the tour for you.

Itinerary Details

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Stop At: National Museum of American History

Begin with a private tour of the National Museum of American History, where your guide will give you an overview of American history, before exploring the exhibitions in more depth. - See several artefacts underpinning the American political and cultural landscape. - Explore exhibitions that focus on America’s triumphs, tragedies, wars, and protests. - Learn about American women's history, African American history, Latin American history, and any area you have particular interests in.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At:

Enjoy a short break before heading to your next destination, the Museum of Natural History, one of the world’s largest collections of the natural world. - Explore the museum’s highlights, including the Hope Diamond donated by Harry Winston, a T-Rex fossil, and a short film depicting the history of mammals over 200 million years. - Immerse yourself in earth’s many ecosystems, including the Sant Ocean Hall, where you can see some of the smallest and largest animals in the oceans.

Duration: 2 hour
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