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

Overview
Make the most of your visit to DC on this comprehensive 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.
City: Washington DC
Mon 26 Feb
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Starting at $179.14
Mon 26 Feb
Starting at $179.14
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What's Included
Semi-Private Walking Tour & Museum Tour
Duration 5.5 Hours (Including A Lunch Break)
Tour Will Run, Rain Or Shine
Professional Tour Guide
Semi-Private" Means Group Size Is Never More Than 8 Guests Maximum
Additional Info
  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Travelers should have at least a moderate level of physical fitness
  • 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.
  • 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.
What To Expect
1
National Mall
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. 
2
White House
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.
3
Lincoln Memorial
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.
4
Vietnam Veterans Memorial
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.
5
Korean War Veterans Memorial
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.
6
National World War II Memorial
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.
7
Washington Monument
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.
8
National Gallery of Art
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.
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Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.
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Reviews (5)
J2366SMkevinb
Oct 2022
Anne Marie was wonderful! Very knowledgeable and passionate about her field of expertise. Ask for her by name.
RICHARD_S
Sep 2021
The Mall was very good and the guide was very knowledgabe in the National Gallery abot all of the artwork. He also had a GREAT personality!
Nancy G
Jun 2021
Our guide, Tony was incredible. He was so knowledgeable and friendly. We booked for a shared tour but were lucky and had a private one. Everything exceeded our expectations. Loved seeing the monuments and the art gallery with such a great guide!

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