Arlington Cemetery & American History Museum Guided Combo Tour

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16 reviews   (5.00)

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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 5 hours

Departs: Washington DC, Washington DC

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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On this 5.5 hour exclusive guided combo tour, our engaging local guide will discuss American history and shed light on why these DC landmarks are so important.Learn about the history of America through its most prominent national cemetery and museum during this all-encompassing combo excursion to the Arlington National Cemetery and National Museum of American History.

What's Included

Duration 5.5 Hours (Including Lunch Break)

Guided Walking Tour & Museum Tour

Private Transportation Included Between Tour Locations If Necessary

Tour Guide Exclusively For You (Does NOT apply if you choose "SAVE! BOOK SEMI-PRIVATE" option)

Tour Will Run, Rain Or Shine

What's Not Included

Tour is NOT available for those with walking disabilities or using a wheelchair

Tour price does NOT include gratuities (optional)

Tour price does NOT include hotel pickup or drop-off (we recommend UBER or Taxi)

Traveler Information

  • CHILD: Age: 0 - 9
  • YOUTH: Age: 10 - 17
  • ADULT: Age: 18 - 99

Additional Info

  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Notes: American History Museum 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 openi
  • Transportation options are wheelchair accessible
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • All areas and surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • It is imperative that you provide us with guests MOBILE PHONE NUMBER (including country code)
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Travelers should have at least a moderate level of physical fitness

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.

What To Expect

Arlington National Cemetery
Start at the Arlington National Cemetery, a stunning tribute to over 400,000 service members and their families buried there. Learn about the more famous tombs, like that of President John F. Kennedy. We’ll even explore a few surprising graves, like that of famed boxer Joe Louis. Walk these hallowed grounds to learn how the home of Robert E. Lee became one of the country’s largest national cemeteries.

Along with a few carefully selected residents like Audie Murphy, your engaging guide will take you to the Tomb of the Unknowns, you may even witness a Changing of the Guard ceremony. Walk these hallowed grounds to learn how the home of Robert E. Lee, whose Arlington House we’ll visit, became one of the country’s largest national cemeteries.

2 hours • Admission Ticket Free

National Museum of American History
After a break for lunch, follow your guide to the National Museum of American History, which traces the rise of the United States through a unique collection of objects including the actual banner that inspired the country’s national anthem. Learn about the first president, George Washington, while viewing his sword and discover how Hollywood has helped shape this country when you check out Dorothy’s ruby red slippers. By the end, you’ll understand a bit more clearly why the words American and patriot go hand in hand.

Highlights of this tour combination generally include the Tomb of the Unknowns,  Gravesite of John F. Kennedy,  Arlington House, home of Robert E. Lee,  George Washington's Sword, The Star Spangled Banner,  First Ladies’ Gowns,  and Dorothy’s Ruby Red Slippers.

2 hours • Admission Ticket Free


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Z9053KIwilliamb, 02-01-2023
Visiting Arlington, viewing the changing of the guard, visiting the grave site of President Kennedy and reading the tombstone names if so many American heroes is sobering but also generates a visceral sense of gratitude. We are reminded why we remember and honor all of the men and women who serve and defend our democracy.
Loved this Tour!
Martha S, 23-09-2022
Donna was the best tour guide, so knowledgeable and inspiring! Arlington Cemetery was unbelievable! Plan on walking a lot, wear comfortable shoes. Highly recommend!
10/10 experience
822abbir, 10-09-2022
We had Richard! He was incredibly knowledgeable and a delight. 10 out of 10 would recommend to a friend!
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cabrinaw, 11-08-2022
I would highly recommend Doug as your tour guide. He knew so much history. It was a great experience.
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edsI1505HG, 20-05-2022
Brenda was an excellent guide and knew the history very very well!
Her attention to detail and concern for all members of our group was excellent. Favorite parts of tours were the changing of the guard which included a wreath ceremony and the early wars of independence in the museum.

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