Reserve your space on our National Museums and Monuments in Washington DC tour. Undoubtedly a memorable visit to Washington DC.
The Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture is, indeed, a must see. In fact, if you’ve been before you’ll still enjoy a second trip to dive further into it’s offerings. Undoubtedly, “A People’s Journey, A Nations Story”. The NMAAHC is actually, the only national museum devoted exclusively to the documentation of African American life, history, and culture. It was, actually established by an Act of Congress in 2003. In fact, it is the result of decades of efforts to promote and highlight the contributions of African Americans. At this time, the Museum has collected more than 36,000 artifacts and nearly 100,000 individuals have become members. The Museum opened to the public on September 24, 2016, it’s actually, the 19th museum of the Smithsonian Institution.
Museum of the Bible’s 430,000-square-foot building is located just three blocks from the U.S. Capitol in Washington, DC. As it happens, the museum aims to be among the most technologically advanced and engaging museums in the world. Most notably, it showcases rare and fascinating artifacts spanning 3,500 years of history. As a result, the museum offers visitors an immersive and personalized experience with the Bible. In particular, with its ongoing impact on the world around us.
Make thousands of new acquaintances! The gallery features scientists, statesmen, and film stars. Specifically, glimpsed through rare nineteenth-century daguerreotypes or year-old digital video. The National Portrait Gallery collections bring you face to face with America. With this in mind, get to know the collections better. In fact, you can browse, search, explore, and visit the collection now.
Be sure to visit The America’s President exhibition. As it happens, they boast the nation’s only complete collection of presidential portraits outside the White House. Most notably, the Barack Obama painting by Kehinde Wiley. This exhibit lies at the heart of the Gallery’s mission to tell the American story through the individuals who have shaped it.
The Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial is located in West Potomac Park. Remarkably, it covers four acres and includes the Stone of Hope. The granite monument of Civil Rights Movement leader Martin Luther King visible for blocks.
Distinctly, the address of the memorial is 1964 Independence Avenue, S.W. Of course, the address references the year the Civil Rights Act Of 1964 became law. The memorial’s official dedication date is August 28, 2011, notably, the 48th anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. However, the ceremony was postponed until October 16 due to Hurricane Irene. Learn more…
This memorial honors the men and women who served in the controversial Vietnam War. As it happens,the Vietnam Veterans Memorial chronologically lists the names of more than 58,000 Americans. Moreover, they all gave their lives in service to their country. See more…
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12:30AM – Depart Central & Harrison
1:00AM – Depart Studio Movie Grill 210 W 87th Street, Chicago, IL
Undoubtedly a very memorable history lesson. These monuments and museums are packed with life lessons. In fact, be prepared to be awed by the phenomenal people highlighted on this trip from our past and present. The National Monuments and Museums in Washington DC tour is certainly a must see.
12:30 AM: Depart – Central & Harrison, Chicago, IL
1:15 AM: Depart – Studio Movie Grill – 210 W 87th Street, Chicago, IL
Meal and rest stops en route
Afternoon arrival at your hotel to conclude the day with a relaxing evening
As it happens, this is the one stop on the National Museums and Monuments Washington DC bus tour that requires a full day.
Arlington Cemetery Tour
The National Great Blacks in Wax Museum
Arundel Mills Mall / Maryland Live Casino
The Museum of the Bible
The National Portrait Museum
Washington DC Tour
Meal and rest stops en route