Washington DC National Archives Guided Tour

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Duration: from 1 hour 30 minutes to 2 hours
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Experience Highlights

Learn about the murky history of the United States on a private, guided tour of the National Archives in Washington. This is a tour, lasting approximately 2 hours, where you can explore original documents such as the US Constitution and the Declaration of Independence. You will also see handwritten letters from John F. Kennedy and George Washington. This tour can be private (for you and your companions) or for small groups of about 8 people.

  • Discover the history behind the important writings with a local guide.
  • Learn about the National Archives on a private tour or with about 8 people.
  • Explore the national federalist documents

What’s included

  • Guided tour of the museum
  • Private tour of the National Archives in Washington
  • Tourist guide

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Step by Step

Discover the dark histories of Washington on a private, guided tour of the National Archives, which lasts approximately 2 hours. This tour can be private, just for you, or for a small group of about 8 people. Choose how you would like to enjoy this tour.

A local guide will accompany you on your tour of the important neoclassical building that holds America's most revolutionary history. You will learn the details and information through the narration of the professional in charge.

Explore very important and original national documents such as the Constitution, the Declaration of Independence, the Bill of Rights and the Federalist Papers.

Plus, you'll get an up-close look at handwritten letters from such luminaries as George Washington and John F. Kennedy. You'll discover the Emancipation Proclamation, created in 1863 that led to the repeal of slavery. See documents such as the Magna Carta of 1297, written before the United States was formed, an actual document originating in the 13th century.

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4.5
· 317 Reviews
  • F
    Flabia
    5
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    Interesting and very exclusive. For a moment I felt like part of this nation!
  • Y
    Yeray
    5
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    Booking in advance was one of the best decisions because when we arrived there were a lot of people who wanted to get in at that time. We didn't even take 5 minutes to get through.
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    Valerio
    5
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    The museum is in high demand so I recommend booking in advance with a guide to get to know everything in great detail.
  • C
    Carla
    4
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    There is no doubt that a visit to Washington must be accompanied by this type of activities and probably this has been the highlight of my trip.
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