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Private Guided Tour: DC National Archives Building & Capitol Hill provided by Babylon Tours Washington D.C.

Private Guided Tour: DC National Archives Building & Capitol Hill

Private Guided Tour: DC National Archives Building & Capitol Hill
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Tour snapshot
Duration:
5h 30m
Taking Covid-19 safety measures
Wheelchair accessible
Ticket type:
Mobile
Free cancellation
  • Duration:
    5h 30m
  • Taking Covid-19 safety measures
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Ticket type:
    Mobile
  • Free cancellation
About
Know before you go
  • Duration: 5h 30m
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Available languages
English
What to expect
Know before you go
  • Duration: 5h 30m
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Available languages
English
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
What to expect
Need help booking?
Call the number below and use the product code: 40048P30
Important information
Inclusions
  • Guided Walking Tour & Museum Tour
  • Tour Guide Exclusively For You (Does NOT apply if you choose "SAVE! BOOK SEMI-PRIVATE" option)
  • Duration 5.5 Hours (Including Lunch Break)
  • Private Transportation Included Between Tour Locations If Necessary
  • Tour Will Run, Rain Or Shine
  • Passes to the House of Representatives and or the Senate Provided by guide at the end of the tour.
Exclusions
  • Tour price does NOT include hotel pickup or drop-off (we recommend UBER or Taxi)
  • Tour price does NOT include gratuities (optional)
Duration
5h 30m
Departure details
  • National Archives Museum, 701 Constitution Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20408, USA Meet your guide on the corner of 9th Street NW and Constitution Ave.
  • The U.S. Capitol Visitor Center, First St NE, Washington, DC 20515, USA
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • It is imperative that you provide us with guests MOBILE PHONE NUMBER (including country code)
  • Notes: National Archives 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.
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Inclusions
  • Guided Walking Tour & Museum Tour
  • Tour Guide Exclusively For You (Does NOT apply if you choose "SAVE! BOOK SEMI-PRIVATE" option)
  • Duration 5.5 Hours (Including Lunch Break)
  • Private Transportation Included Between Tour Locations If Necessary
  • Tour Will Run, Rain Or Shine
  • Passes to the House of Representatives and or the Senate Provided by guide at the end of the tour.
Exclusions
  • Tour price does NOT include hotel pickup or drop-off (we recommend UBER or Taxi)
  • Tour price does NOT include gratuities (optional)
Departure details
  • National Archives Museum, 701 Constitution Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20408, USA Meet your guide on the corner of 9th Street NW and Constitution Ave.
  • The U.S. Capitol Visitor Center, First St NE, Washington, DC 20515, USA
Duration
5h 30m
Return details
  • The U.S. Capitol Visitor Center, First St NE, Washington, DC 20515, USA
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • It is imperative that you provide us with guests MOBILE PHONE NUMBER (including country code)
  • Notes: National Archives 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.
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Travel safe during COVID-19
Last updated: 5 Jun 2021
A note from Private Guided Tour: DC National Archives Building & Capitol Hill
We as ask that all guests bring a face mask. Outdoors masks are not mandatory, however for entry to certain venues it may be required. All indoor venues and museums still require masks to be worn when visiting inside and are currently mandatory.
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    National Archives Museum
    701 Constitution Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20408, USA
    Meet your guide on the corner of 9th Street NW and Constitution Ave.
    See address & details
  • 1
    The National Archives Museum
    Stop: 2 hours
    See details
  • 2
    Capitol Hill
    Stop: 3 hours
    See details
  • 3
    Supreme Court
    Stop: 45 minutes
    See details
  • 4
    Library of Congress
    Stop: 45 minutes
    See details
  • 5
    U.S. Capitol Visitor Center
    Stop: 45 minutes
    See details
  • You'll end at
    The U.S. Capitol Visitor Center
    First St NE, Washington, DC 20515, USA
    See address & details
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eletang
Dexter, MI4 contributions
Mar 2022 • Family
Knowledgeable and professional and know history very well. She leaves room to ask questions. Good sense of humor.
Written 6 March 2022
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Kristen
1 contribution
Jul 2019 • Friends
Richard was an excellent tour guide and we had an absolutely wonderful time on our tours. We can't thank him enough for an incredible time!
Written 5 July 2019
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Nora L
Sacramento, CA18 contributions
Babylon has the best guides. Kimberly was a scholar and we enjoyed our time at the archives. Definitely do this tour right at 10am when the gallery opens so you beat the crowd.
Written 11 April 2022
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Orlando O
1 contribution
Jan 2022 • Family
Brenda was great! Very informative. She answered our questions thoroughly. She had handouts for additional information.
Written 1 January 2022
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RCol
1 contribution
Nov 2021 • Family
Brenda was such an amazing tour guide! Extremely interesting and so quick with her fun facts ! Would suggest you ask for her if you are booking this tour anytime soon!
Written 27 November 2021
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
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Walking through history
Donna expertly guided us through the high points with knowledge, a bit of humor and experience. The vast museum wou
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Amazing and informative experience
Richard was very friendly and knowledgeable. He took us in an interesting and informative tour. It was like walking
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Great Experience
Leigh was fabulously informative and real! She truly enjoyed herself which made us enjoy ourselves! Great start for
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Complete
We saw all the highlights of The National Archives. Brenda also showed us other areas and explained how the archive
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Donna was extremely knowledgeable and personable. I have taken several tours with Babylon which have all been good
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Brenda was so knowledgeable, friendly and answered all questions! Loved Brenda!
If you truly want to know the back story this your is for you! To understand what this country was founded on is n
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Best tour ever!!
Tony was awesome! He was beyond professional and knowledgeable. I had been to DC before and taken a tour of the mon
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You will enjoy this tour!
Brenda was an excellent guide. We learned a lot! Very knowledgeable and nice to be around. Thoughtful, well prep
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Engaging
Brenda was easy to find, a wealth of knowledge and engaged the teens in our group. What a great teacher!
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We’ll worth it… but Don’t be late
Donna had great stories and history- helped us avoid crowds- I would use this company again Don’t be late though-
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Museum Highlights
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Excellent. Would recommend
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Fantastic tour in Washington.
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