Private tour

Washington DC: Private Tour of Two Smithsonian Museums

Activity provider: Travel Curious

Washington DC: Private Tour of Two Smithsonian Museums

Activity provider: Travel Curious

From US$ 160 per person

Explore the many pages of America's history on this private tour of the Museum of Natural History and the Museum of American History. See national treasures, from the flag that flew during the Battle of Baltimore to the world-famous Hope Diamond.

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Duration 3 hours
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Live tour guide
Wheelchair accessible
Private group


  • Marvel at the world-famous Hope Diamond
  • Enjoy insightful commentary from your professional guide
  • Admire an impressive collection of dinosaur fossils
  • Relive some of the most monumental moments in American history
Full description
Walk through the halls of history with a guided tour of the Smithsonian museums in Baltimore. Explore the National Museum of Natural History and the National Museum of American History on this 3-hour private tour. Start your tour at the National Museum of American History. Here, admire artifacts that tell the story of America's political history, with an emphasis on American women's history and Latino American history. View national treasures including original pictures of survivors of the Titanic and the flag that flew during the Battle of Baltimore. Wander through the museum, learning about medical advancement, segregation, and the breakthroughs made by female mathematicians, artists, and artisans. Continue to the Museum of Natural History and explore the permanent exhibits of volcanic rock, rare gemstones, and dinosaurs. Marvel at the Hope Diamond, one of the most famous jewels in the world and see an intact T-Rex fossil among others. Watch a short film depicting the history of mammals and explore earth's many ecosystems, including the Sant Ocean Hall, and observe some of the smallest and largest animals in the oceans.
  • Private tour guide
  • Entrance tickets to both museums
  • Transportation
  • Food and drink
  • Tips
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds

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Meeting point

You will receive your guide's name and contact number prior to the tour date. Your guide will contact you on the number provided, prior to the tour to identify you at the meeting location.

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What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Personal medication

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  • This tour will operate in most weather conditions but may be canceled due to severe weather

Product ID: 398948