Explore America's lead in the air and space expedition and its history at two of the world famous Smithsonian Museums.
Things to know
Adventurous, Culture Vulture, Friends
You and our own professional guide. 100% exclusive
No tickets required.
Type of tour:
Walking tour – no transport costs are included. Your guide will help you get around on the day.
Meeting points: Smithsonian National Museum of American History
What makes this tour special
This tour is the ultimate All-American story of the Smithsonian Museums, taking you on visits to both the National Museum of American History and the National Air and Space Museum.
First, take a trip to the National Museum of American History
See the artifacts underpinning American political landscape and undertones, with an emphasis on American women's history and Latino American's story in the country
Following this, explore the world's largest collection of historical space artifacts and aircraft
Immerse yourself in highlights including the Wright Brothers Flyer and Amelia Earhart's Plane.
Learn about the Space Race and the Apollo mission to the moon
The National Museum of American History
First, venture through the National Museum of American History, where myriad American treasures are on display. From a flag flying during the Battle of Baltimore to photographs taken of Titanic survivors aboard the Carpathia, iconic America is yours to grab hold of - or at least see for yourself. Interested in a richer, more nuanced story of the country? Your guide will be able to take you through the museum focusing on segregation, on immunization and medical advancement, or breakthroughs made by women in math, science, photography and textiles.
National Air and Space Museum DC
Next, take a journey out of this world to the National Air and Space Museum, which spans more than 45,000 square meters. Explore the world’s largest collection of historical space artifactsand aircraft. Let yourself be swept away into space, as you immerse yourself in the the most groundbreaking space programs in history, including the Apollo mission that landed Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin on the moon.
QWill there be other people on the tour or is it just us?
AAll of our tours are 100% private and exclusive, which means that it will just be you, your group and your guide on the tour.
Your tour will be completely tailored to your needs and we will make sure to find a guide that best suits your group.
QAre entrance tickets and transport included in the cost of the tour?
AIn the ‘Things to Know’ section at the top of this page you will find details of whatever entrance tickets and transport are included in the tour. If you have any questions about this, then you can either use the chat button in the bottom right hand corner, send an email to <email@example.com> or call 1-212-710-1322 (US) or +44 20 3009 2392 (UK).
QWhat is your cancellation policy?
AOn tours cancelled more than 48 hours before the scheduled departure time, we are happy to offer our customers a full refund - minus a 5% credit card fee and the cost of any tickets that have been purchased.
For tours cancelled less than 48 hours before the scheduled departure time, we are unfortunately unable to offer refunds. If you would like to reschedule a tour, this is usually possible if we are given enough notice, but we cannot guarantee the same guide.
Changes made to bookings may be subject to rebooking fees to cover the cost of tickets purchased, transport, guide rescheduling and administration.
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QWho do I contact if I have any questions about this tour or if I want to make changes to my tour?
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QAm I able to book more than one tour?
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