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National Mall & Memorials Walking Tour provided by DC By Foot

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National Mall & Memorials Walking Tour

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
Updated 18/10/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 18/10/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Walk the National Mall with a licensed tour guide who will give you both the history and the context of all that you will see. Enjoy learning about the history, design, and meaning of the iconic monuments and memorials that make up the heart of downtown Washington, DC. As we approach each site, your experienced guide will set the scene with stories that reveal the character of the men and women behind each design. This is an inspiring walk, over 300 years in the making, that will resonate with all guests and leave you proud to be a part of it. On this tour we will explore: • Washington Monument. • White House. • WWII Memorial. • Reflecting Pool. • Vietnam Veterans Memorial. • Korean War Veterans Memorial. • Lincoln Memorial.
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    The Lockkeeper's House
    Constitution Ave NW & 17th Street Northwest, Washington, DC 20006, USA
    Tour starts from 17th and Constitution Ave NW at the stone Lockkeeper's House on the southwest corner. Please meet your guide here.
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  • 1
    Washington Monument
    Stop: 10 minutes
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  • 2
    World War II Memorial
    Stop: 10 minutes
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  • 3
    Vietnam Veterans Memorial
    Stop: 10 minutes
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  • 4
    Korean War Veterans Memorial
    Stop: 10 minutes
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  • 5
    Lincoln Memorial
    Stop: 10 minutes
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  • You'll end at
    Lincoln Memorial
    Washington, DC 20037, USA
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Important Information
Departure Point
The Lockkeeper's House, Constitution Ave NW & 17th Street Northwest, Washington, DC 20006, USA
Duration
2h
Return Details
Lincoln Memorial, Washington, DC 20037, USA
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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LauraGrace1126 wrote a review Apr 2021
Hinsdale, Illinois360 contributions184 helpful votes
We actually did two tours in one day with this great company. First, I organized both tours the day before we arrived. I probably wouldn’t recommend this approach if it wasn’t during the pandemic as I doubt they can accommodate late requests during normal busy periods. In the
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AquaDeMimi wrote a review Apr 2020
New York City, New York11 contributions4 helpful votes
If you can manage it I highly recommend this tour. Excellent tour guide Ingeborg gave lots of info, kept a great pace, gave us a couple of extras that I was looking forward to!!, and was friendly and upbeat. It was an awesome 👏🏻 4 hrs and great weather.
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Date of experience: May 2019
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Mattr1989 wrote a review Dec 2019
Brisbane, Australia8 contributions13 helpful votes
We did two tours with Boglarka. She was extremely knowledgeable, funny and engaging. Boglarka’s knowledge of not only the specific monuments but also the more in-depth history of DC and the USA should be highly commended. I‘ll be recommending Boglarka and Free Tours by Foot to
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Date of experience: December 2019
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Glen83 wrote a review Aug 2019
Paisley, United Kingdom406 contributions210 helpful votes
On a tour to USA involving Washington DC and Virginia. Stayed in some excellent hotels, ate in good restaurants and had many positive experiences. Free tours is an excellent way to get the feel for a city. Ingeborg was the guide and interacted very well with the group. A two
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Date of experience: July 2019
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ExplorerEnthusiast wrote a review Jun 2019
Maryland12 contributions29 helpful votes
We really enjoyed this walking tour of the monuments and memorials around the National Mall. The pace was reasonable, with good detail at each stop and 10 minutes at each memorial independently. (Korean War Memorial, WW II War Memorial, Lincoln Memorial, Washington Monument,
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Date of experience: June 2019
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Perfect, Fun and Informative Way to Experience the Town
We had SO much fun with Jim. He was extremely knowledgeable and told all the stories with perfect detail. It was su
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Jim is the best!
Just did Ghosts of Georgetown over the weekend with my sister, and we have to give it up for Jim, our host with the
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Ghosts of Georgetown, spooky and historical!
My friends and I did the Ghosts of Georgetown tour with Bob and it was fantastic! Bob was so interesting and funny
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Perfect Walk through a Beautiful Neighborhood
We had a great time on this tour. Colin met us and took us on a history tour through Georgetown. It was great to
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Definitely recommend!! ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Bob was an amazing guide! I was very impressed with his knowledge and amazing tid bits about Georgetown and the cit
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We live in Virginia, but had never taken a tour of Georgetown. We had a very informative tour of the oldest area o
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The tour started at 6PM near the Lockkeepers stone house. Our guide was a cool young lady Becca. The tour visits
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Our guide, Becca, was very knowledgeable and offered a lot of insight information about all the interesting places
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Fascinating
The Lincoln Assassination Tour was a really nice way to spend an evening in DC. Our guide Boglarka was really good
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Ghost of Georgetown
LOVED this tour!! The guide was so knowledgeable and it was such a great experience. Highly recommended!
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Entertaining Tour Guide
Erin was a great tour guide. Lots of historical info and interesting stories! She even showed us historical photos
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Would recommend
What a great way to learn about the history of Georgetown. Our guide Jim was very knowledgeable and enthusiastic.
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Amazing experience
Rebecca was very good with the Lincoln assassination tour. She is so theatrical and amusing with her expressions th
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