Smithsonian Air & Space & American History Museum Tour- Semi-Private 8ppl Max

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10 reviews   (4.90)

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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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Explore the best of American history while taking a step into its future on this combo tour at the Smithsonian. On this 5.5 hour semi-private guided museum combo tour, you’ll visit the National Air and Space Museum followed by a trip to the National Museum of American History. The passionate guides will take up to 8 guests to some of the most captivating pieces displayed in these two world-class museums to explore the United States and its rich past, followed by a look to the future.

What's Included





What's Not Included


Hotel pickup or drop-off

Traveler Information

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

Additional Info

  • It is imperative that you provide us with guests MOBILE PHONE NUMBER (including country code)
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • It is imperative that you provide us with guests MOBILE PHONE NUMBER (including country code)
  • Public transportation options are available nearby

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

National Air and Space Museum
(PLEASE NOTE: The Air & Space museum is currently under massive construction and will remain as such for multiple years. This means that Many of the exhibits we describe may NOT be on display. We adjust our tour based on the changing stages of this renovation, and the exhibits that are available to us. here is a link for their website if you would like an updated list of what you may see during your visit:
Thank you for understanding.)

Take a leap into the unique collection at the National Air and Space Museum, covering the United States’ world famous space program. The National Air and Space Museum doesn’t just cover extraterrestrial exploration. It covers everything from the early history of flight to the Space Race and moon landings. You’ll see the first plane to take flight as well as the Spirit of St. Louis, the first plane to cross the Atlantic. Discuss Amelia Earhart, the iconic female pilot who famously disappeared while trying to fly around the world. Check out Hubble space suits, and lunar modules while learning all about NASA and the United States’ space program. The two story back ups for the Hubble telescope and the early space station Skylab dominate your field of vision and since the originals stayed in space, this is the best way to get up close and personal! Find out what it's like to be an astronaut today with one of our expert guides – there’s even freeze dried ice cream in the gift shop to get the full experience. Discover the history of the world’s foremost space program and the technology and innovation that made it possible to land a man on the moon.

2 hours • Admission Ticket Free

National Museum of American History
After a break for lunch, take a trip down memory lane. From a ragtag group of colonists to one of the world’s super powers, the United States has made quite a name for itself. The National Museum of American History traces this path 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. Visit the extensive collection of first ladies’ gowns to the Greensboro lunch counter that embodies the Civil Rights Movement. This tour will help you to understand the exciting and oftentimes controversial history behind this vast country.

2 hours • Admission Ticket Free


Highly engaging, fantastic guide!
988chandac, 13-11-2022
Meghan did an amazing job of engaging 3 hard to engage kids - well done, and thank you for making our trip to the Air & Space Museum absolutely memorable. It was a highlight for all of us :)
Smithsonian experience
T8323LJsusana, 18-09-2022
So glad I used the guided tour - it really streamlined and enhanced the experience. Our guide Brenda was very knowledgeable and made every effort to tailor the experience to the interests of our group members. Definitely recommend & will be looking for other opportunities from this company!
Smithsonian air and space group tour
jeanrtco, 02-11-2021
Our guide Brenda was very knowledgeable, thorough and told some fascinating stories about the exhibits that were not even mentioned on the descriptions. On time, even extra time and we were lucky to end up being the only 2 people! Great tour.
Discover572736, 09-09-2021
Amanda our guide is very knowledgeable and friendly. She's very helpful and answered all our questions. The museum is full of history. We we're first in line because of Amanda.
A learning experience
georgemK6272KO, 30-09-2021
With it being remodeled we jumped around a little. Amanda was quite knowledgeable about all the exhibits here that was very nice to be able to find out a more than what the plaque said.

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