The Detective James McDevitt Tour was the highlight of a jam-packed visit to my grandson. He failed to connect at many of the museums, but loved this walking tour. The tour is about 1.5 miles in length and takes about two hours. The actor stays...More
History on Foot: Detective James McDevitt -Day Tour
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We really enjoyed this tour. Lincoln is one of my favorite historical figures, so I found this tour very interesting. Our guide was very entertaining. I would highly recommend.
I thought this walking tour was a little cliched, it didn't do much to inspire me and it went for a little too long. I was also disappointed that we didn't go into Ford's Theatre. I guess this is a personal preference, but I much...More
Thanks for sharing your feedback! There are many history tours in Washington, D.C., so in part we designed tours with the goal in mind to share a unique experience exploring D.C. As stated on our website, the Investigation: Detective McDevitt tours do not enter Ford’s...More
I have been to DC a lot for both work and fun... and this tour was great... among the top things to do in the city! You aren't going to get a better tour in Washington, DC for just $17. My wife and I are...More
We had a very small group and it was awesome! Our guide, Detective McDevitt was very engaging and went in and out of accents with ease. Super interesting and my 10 year old son loved it! Would do again!
After hearing the details of Lincoln's assassination at Ford's Theatre and the Petersen Boarding House, it is only fitting to follow up with a walking tour given by an actor portraying Det. James McDevitt, the lead investigator into the killing of Lincoln. The tour takes...More
Almost 2 hour walking tour that takes you back to the night of Lincoln's assassination. Very detailed description of the people involved...the good and the bad. You get a wonderful view of the front of the white house at the end of your tour!! Very...More
This tour was amazing! The setting felt realistic and believable. I could almost feel like a young detective solving Lincoln's murder. It gave us a hands on experience that we thoroughly enjoyed.
This is a very interesting walking tour of almost all the places associated with the plot to assassinate President Lincoln, Vice President Johnson, and Secretary Seward in 1865. The actor who portrayed police detective McDevitt was interesting and informative as he walked us around town...More
This is a great tour! It's a close look at the Lincoln assassination, with details on the overall conspiracy that don't get covered in US history classes. It's also a nice, easy walk and a way to see the city from a totally different perspective....More