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Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History PRIVATE Tour

by Babylon Tours
per traveler Price is $59
*Pricing based on group of 8 travelers
Duration: 2h+ Free cancellation available No Booking Fees E-voucher (printout not required) Offered in: English Offered in: English

Highlights

  • Private Guided Museum Tour

  • Enjoy a guided highlights tour with a personal touch

  • See the Ocean’s Hall exhibit

  • View the Egyptian Mummies exhibit

  • Marvel at the Hope Diamond

Highlights

  • Private Guided Museum Tour

  • Enjoy a guided highlights tour with a personal touch

  • See the Ocean’s Hall exhibit

  • View the Egyptian Mummies exhibit

  • Marvel at the Hope Diamond

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10:00 AM, Private Smithsonian Museum of Natural History - Guided Museum Tour in English

Duration 2h

Live Commentary in English.

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Total price is $249, taxes included

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1:30 PM, Private Smithsonian Museum of Natural History - Guided Museum Tour in English

Duration 2h 30m

Live Commentary in English.

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Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History PRIVATE Tour

Activity Location

Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

Washington 20560

Meeting/Redemption Point
  • By the Constitution Ave entrance of the National Museum of Natural History

    1000 Constitution Avenue Northwest

    Washington 20224


Description

Get up close with the natural world’s most stunning surprises during a 2.5-hour Private tour of the National Museum of Natural History. This tour will introduce you to the museum’s highlights as you wander both land and sea with your personal guide.

The collection is housed in a purpose-built structure that covers the area of 18 football fields, but your guide will be there to make sure you don’t waste a second exploring the best parts. You’ll marvel at the 46-karat Hope Diamond, whose brilliant blue sparkle caught the eyes of Louis XIV and Marie Antoinette before disappearing during the French Revolution. As you gawk at the gems and jewels, you’ll gaze at the glowing Dom Pedro Aquamarine, the world’s largest gem of its type. Lose the glitz as you come face to face with real mummies and explore the rituals and routines of Ancient Egypt. These Egyptians aren’t the only once-living specimens on display. Giraffes, elephants, polar bears, and other land giants are stuffed and mounted for your pleasure. Then set sail towards the Ocean Hall, where a real-life coral reef exhibit brings the sea to you. Learn the story behind Phoenix, a 45-ton whale that the museum has been following in the wild, as you stand in front of a life-sized replica. With only 126.5 million artifacts housed in the National Museum of Natural History’s collection, you’ll be thankful to your guide for navigating them for you.

We’re more than just storytellers. Our young, passionate, and engaging guides approach touring in a different way. They will bring a personal touch to each tour, adding their own favorite anecdotes and tips along the way. They are there to listen to you, to answer your questions, and to create a dialogue – unlike other tours where they just lecture you as you go along. That’s the whole reason why we specialize in private and semi-private tours exclusively, to make sure you get the most possible out of your experience.


Inclusions

  • Private Guided Museum Tour

  • Professional local tour guide

  • Duration 1.5 - 2 hours

  • Available Daily

  • Wheelchair Tour under Request Only


Exclusions

  • Tour price does NOT include hotel pickup or drop-off (we recommend UBER or Taxi)

  • Tour price does NOT include gratuities (optional)

  • Tour price does NOT include luggage or coat storage

  • Tour price does NOT include Food and Beverages

  • Tour does NOT include Temporary Exhibits


Know Before You Book

  • No large bags or suitcases are allowed inside the museum, only handbags or small thin bag packs are allowed through security

  • Occasional closures without previous warning from the museum management. When this occurs, guests will be provided with an appropriate alternative if the museum opening time is delayed more than 1 hour from the tour starting time. In these cases the supplier is unable to provide refunds or discounts

  • Some specific rooms inside the museum are subject to rules requiring quiet or restricted right to speak inside. In these cases your guide will provide the information about the rooms contents before entering the specific rooms where this rule applies. Some collections may vary along the year

  • Please provide a phone number and email you can be reached at during your trip.

  • This tour has a minimum requirement of 2 participants to run. Unfortunately we cannot currently accept bookings of 1 Guest.