African American History Night Tour

African American History Night Tour

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African American History Night Tour

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As night falls over Washington DC, get ready for an extraordinary experience with our African American Heritage Night Tour. This isn’t just any tour—it’s a vibrant tribute to history, culture, and food, designed to create unforgettable memories.

Your evening starts with a delicious dinner at a top soul food restaurant. Enjoy the deep flavors of traditional dishes that have influenced American food culture, in a welcoming atmosphere.

Next, we’ll take you to see the famous landmarks of African American history. Be inspired at the Lincoln Memorial and feel the impact of Martin Luther King Jr. at his memorial. Our tour also takes you past the Capitol, the White House, the historic U Street Corridor, and Howard University—key sites of progress and cultural significance.

The highlight of the night is exclusive access to the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture. Dive into the rich stories of struggle and success that shape the African American experience.

This tour offers more than just sightseeing—it’s a deep dive into the heart of a community that has significantly influenced American life. Whether you’re interested in history, culture, or just looking for a unique night out, our tour promises a profound and enjoyable experience.

Book now to join this must-do journey through African American heritage in Washington DC. Your adventure awaits!

Duration

This tour will be 4 Hours.

Start Time

Starts at: 7:00 PM.

Availability

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

Ideal For

Students, Corporate Team Building, Work From Home Learning, Family Reunions.

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Where We'll Stop:

1.
King Memorial Completed in 2011, the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial serves as a constant reminder of King's hard work, perseverance, and dedication to racial equality.
2.
Lincoln Memorial Built to honor the 16th president of the United States, Abraham Lincoln, this monument was the site of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr's famous March on Washington and "I Have a Dream" speech in 1963.
3.
The White House The home of the President of the United States of America. No trip to D.C. is truly complete unless you've seen The White House in the evening.
4.
U.S. Capitol Building The meeting place for the US Congress and the Legislative branch of the US government. We will learn more about its history - and future - here.
5.
African American Civil War Memorial Over 200,000 African-American soldiers fought in the U.S. Army and Navy during the Civil War. We will stop here to pay our respects, and learn about their lives and hardships.

Drive-By Locations:

1.
Howard University A historically and culturally significant university, and is one of the first congressionally-recognized African-American research universities.
2.
Howard Theater Opened in 1910, the Howard Theater was one of the first theaters to serve a predominantly African-American clientele.
3.
Paul Laurence Dunbar Home Paul Laurence Dunbar, the son of freed slaves from Kentucky, is regarded as one of the most influential early African-American poets in American history.
4.
Carter G Woodson Home Carter G Woodson, a prominent historian, Harvard graduate, and founder of Black History Month in America, as well as the Howard Theater - known as the first Black theater in the US.
5.
Mary Bethune House Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune, an influential educator, and activist, founded the National Council of Negro Women and continued to advocate for over 50 years as its president.

What To Bring:

1.
Comfortable walking shoes
2.
Weather-appropriate clothing (it will be cold!)

Where To Meet:

The tour begins at 701 Pennsylvania Ave, near the corner of D St. and 7th.

Additional Information:

1.
The first stop at our tour is dinner at the Oohs And Aahs soulfood restaurant, in Northwest Washington D.C.
2.
You pre-order your food from a set menu, so that it's ready when we arrive at the restaurant.
3.
When the tour is over, you will receive your tickets to the Museum of African-American History and Culture, to explore on your own.

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$100 USD

Per person ($45 / children under 12)

COVID-19 Precautions

Socially-distanced and masked tour guide.

Free Cancellations

Cancellations prior to 48 hours receive a full refund.

In-Person Live Tour Guide

This is a live, guided tour by a local historian.

Evening Tour

This tour takes place in the evening and night.

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