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

5 hr, 30 min

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Make the most of your visit to DC on this comprehensive 5 to 5.5 hour semi-private (8 Guest Maximum) guided combo tour. Our guide will show you the iconic monuments of DC on the National Mall, followed by a visit to the National Gallery of Art to see some of the nation's greatest artworks. Not only will you take in sites emblematic of America's capital and the pieces that have made it a cultural hub...
Make the most of your visit to DC on this comprehensive 5 to 5.5 hour semi-private (8 Guest Maximum) guided combo tour. Our guide will show you the iconic monuments of DC on the National Mall, followed by a visit to the National Gallery of Art to see some of the nation's greatest artworks. Not only will you take in sites emblematic of America's capital and the pieces that have made it a cultural hub, you'll learn about the design and meaning behind them.
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Stop At: National Mall, Constitution Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20565

Begin outdoors by discovering Washington, D.C.’s vast collection of outdoor monuments. This tour is the best way to visit D.C.’s iconic sites, including the White House. We’ll explore the history of the nation’s capital as well as the monuments and memorials of the National Mall that feature figures like George Washington and Abraham Lincoln. Your engaging guide will share the stories about the major players and events in American history that have earned memorials on the Mall, including the Korean War, World War II, and Vietnam. They’ll even divulge the intricate symbolism woven into these structures. 


Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes

Stop At: White House, 1600 Pennsylvania Ave, Washington DC, DC 20500

During this tour you will be able to see the infamous White House, the official residence and workplace...
Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: National Mall, Constitution Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20565

Begin outdoors by discovering Washington, D.C.’s vast collection of outdoor monuments. This tour is the best way to visit D.C.’s iconic sites, including the White House. We’ll explore the history of the nation’s capital as well as the monuments and memorials of the National Mall that feature figures like George Washington and Abraham Lincoln. Your engaging guide will share the stories about the major players and events in American history that have earned memorials on the Mall, including the Korean War, World War II, and Vietnam. They’ll even divulge the intricate symbolism woven into these structures. 


Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes

Stop At: White House, 1600 Pennsylvania Ave, Washington DC, DC 20500

During this tour you will be able to see the infamous White House, the official residence and workplace of the president of the United States. It has been the residence of every U.S president since John Adams in 1800.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: 2 Lincoln Memorial Cir NW, Washington DC, DC 20037

You will also see the grand Lincoln Memorial, a monument which was constructed to honor President Abraham Lincoln, the 16th United States president. The monument towers over the Reflecting Pool, in the western end of the National Mall.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Vietnam Veterans Memorial, 5 Henry Bacon Dr NW, Washington DC, DC 20002

You will pass by the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, a 2-acre national memorial which pays tribute to the members of the U.S Armed Forces who fought in the Vietnam War and were killed or missing in action. The memorial is made up of three separate parts: the Three Soldiers statue, the Vietnam Women’s Memorial and the Vietnam Veterans Memorial War, considered the most popular feature.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Korean War Veterans Memorial, 10 Daniel French Dr SW, Washington DC, DC 20002

Another memorial you will come across is the Korean War Veterans Memorial. Dedicated on July 27, 1995, the memorial honors the 5.8 million Americans who served in the U.S armed services during the three-year period of the Korean War.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: National World War II Memorial, 1750 Independence Ave. SW Near 7th St. & Independence Ave. SW, Washington DC, DC 20024

You will also see the National World War II Memorial, a memorial of national significance which commemorates the Americans who served in the U.S armed forces during WW2 and all who supported the war effort from home, The Second World War is the only 20th Century event commemorated on the National Mall’s central axis.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Washington Monument, 2 15th St. NW Near 15th St. & Madison Dr. NW, Washington DC, DC 20560

During your tour you will also see what is known as the Washington Monument, an obelisk built to commemorate George Washington, the first President of the United States.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: National Gallery of Art, Constitution Ave NW 6th Street and Constitution Avenue NW, Washington DC, DC 20002

After a break for lunch (lunch cost not included in price of tour), move to the National Gallery of Art and follow your guide through one of America’s best collections of artwork produced by Renaissance artists, French Impressionists, and great American painters. See works from Claude Monet, Raphael, Gilbert Stuart, Vincent Van Gough, and Edgar Degas, as well as more modern artists like Picasso, Pollock, Warhol, and O’Keefe, as you learn what’s really behind the creation of some of these pieces. Your private guide leads the way through the halls of the museum, telling stories, and stopping at famous works of art. Some pieces you’ll see on this tour include Ginevra de’ Benci by Leonardo da Vinci, Self Portrait by Vincent Van Gogh, and Woman with a Parasol by Claude Monet. Listen as your guide fills you in on the techniques behind some of the paintings, as well as some of the history and scandals that happened because of them.

Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes

Stop At: Babylon Tours Washington D.C., 600 Independence Avenue, Washington DC, DC 20560

The capital of the United States, the playground of politicians and presidents, is just as enticing for tourists who want to experience a slice of American history. Our English speaking guides organize private and small group tours to the city’s most important institutions, like the National Museum of American History and the Air and Space Museum. Rub elbows with senators as you stroll the historical monuments on the Mall and learn about the iconic figures buried at Arlington National Cemetery. At Babylon Tours, our engaging guides want to make it clear that D.C. isn’t just for the fat cats on Capitol Hill – it’s also yours to explore.

Duration: 5 hours 30 minutes

Important Details

Included
  • Duration 5 - 5.5 Hours (Including A Lunch Break)
  • Professional Tour Guide
  • Semi-Private Walking Tour & Museum Tour
  • Semi-Private" Means Group Size Is Never More Than 8 Guests Maximum
  • Tour Will Run, Rain Or Shine
Not Included
  • Tour price does NOT include hotel pickup or drop-off (we recommend UBER or Taxi)
  • Tour is NOT available for those with walking disabilities or using a wheelchair
  • Entry/Admission - White House
  • Entry/Admission - Washington Monument
  • Tour price does NOT include gratuities (optional)
Departure Point
1600 H St NW, Washington, DC 20006, USA
10:00 AM
Return Details
National Gallery of Art, Constitution Ave NW, Washington, DC 20565, USA
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • It is imperative that you provide us with guests MOBILE PHONE NUMBER (including country code)
  • A maximum of 8 people per tour allowed
  • 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.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Notes: National Gallery and other attractions or museums in DC 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.
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers
Voucher Requirements

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

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Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 48 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.