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Private Guided Tour: DC National Archives Building & Capitol Hill provided by Babylon Tours Washington D.C.

Private Guided Tour: DC National Archives Building & Capitol Hill

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
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Updated 20-06-25 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 20-06-25 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
  • You'll start at
    National Archives Museum
    701 Constitution Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20408, USA
    Meet your guide on the corner of 9th Street NW and Constitution Ave.
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  • 1
    The National Archives Museum
    Stop: 2 hours
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  • 2
    Capitol Hill
    Stop: 3 hours
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  • 3
    Supreme Court
    Stop: 45 minutes
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  • 4
    Library of Congress
    Stop: 45 minutes
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  • 5
    U.S. Capitol Visitor Center
    Stop: 45 minutes
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  • 6
    Babylon Tours Washington D.C.
    Stop: 6 hours
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  • You'll end at
    The U.S. Capitol Visitor Center
    First St NE, Washington, DC 20515, USA
    See address & details
Important Information
Departure Point
National Archives Museum, 701 Constitution Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20408, USA
300–330 minutes
Return Details
The U.S. Capitol Visitor Center, First St NE, Washington, DC 20515, USA
  • Guided Walking Tour & Museum Tour
  • Tour Guide Exclusively For You (Does NOT apply if you choose "SAVE! BOOK SEMI-PRIVATE" option)
  • Duration 5 - 5.5 Hours (Including Lunch Break)
  • Private Transportation Included Between Tour Locations If Necessary
  • Tour Will Run, Rain Or Shine
  • Passes to the House of Representatives and or the Senate Provided by guide at the end of the tour.
  • Tour price does NOT include hotel pickup or drop-off (we recommend UBER or Taxi)
  • Tour price does NOT include gratuities (optional)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • It is imperative that you provide us with guests MOBILE PHONE NUMBER (including country code)
  • Notes: National Archives and other attractions or museums in DC may be subjected to occasional closures without previous warning from the museum management. When this occurs, we will provide guests with an appropriate alternative if the museum opening time is delayed more than 1h from the tour starting time. In these cases we are unable to provide refunds or discounts. Appropriate dress is required for entry into some sites on this tour. No large bags or suitcases are allowed inside the museum, only handbags or small thin bag packs are allowed through security. Due to increased security measures at many attractions some lines may form on tours with 'Skip the Line' or 'No Wait' access. Some specific rooms inside the museum are subjected to a very quiet or restricted right to speak inside, in this cases your guide will provide the information about this places before entering the specific rooms where this rule applies. Some collections may vary along the year.
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Kristen wrote a review Jul. 2019
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Richard was an excellent tour guide and we had an absolutely wonderful time on our tours. We can't thank him enough for an incredible time!
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Date of experience: July 2019
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By: Babylon Tours Washington D.C.
So glad we booked this tour!
We are so glad we booked this tour. Meghan was a wonderful guide who definitely provided us with so much history &
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Lunar Landing 50th Anniversary
We traveled specifically for the 50th anniversary and wanting to be someplace that was honoring this moment. You ca
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Rosa A
Excellent tour of sampling within NGA..learned so much from someone who obviously loves art. Will most definitely b
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Great way to see a lot in a short amount of time
My family of 4 (twin 9 year old boys) actually did a private lesson and it was wonderful. The museum is so large an
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wonderful tour with great tour guide!
we really enjoyed our tour of Capital Hill, the Supreme Court and the Library of Congress. Our tour guide, Tony, w
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moises m
Unforgettable DC
My wife and I did a road trip from Dallas, TX to Washington, DC on the 2020 Spring Break. This visit to Capitol Hil
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Great Time at the Museum
We had an excellent day exploring the Natural History Museum with our guide Tony. He was able to get us to what we
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Great tour
Donna took us on a tour and it was wonderful. We got the highlights of the museum and hit some points of things we
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Perfect day on Capitol Hill
We had an amazing tour with Donna — she was a fantastic guide and so knowledgeable!! She took us all around the Ca
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I recommend this tour and tour guide, Richard!
I feel very blessed. I booked the semi-private tour of the national archives and capital building. The tour is fo
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Great free tours
Took advantage of the hourly tours conducted by the docents. The docents were informative and cordial. I enjoyed le
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Andher V
excellent for the history. art gallery not my type really
the national history was awesome, leveled to the air an space. you feel you are at the night at museun movie
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Wonderful tour!
Brenda provided a fabulous and informative tour. She was extremely knowledgeable, nice, and willing to show us any
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Alec A
Private tour
Rebecca was excellent - very knowledgeable, gave good info without being too verbose and was very accommodating. S
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Must haves when in D.C.
I had a private tour with Amanda. It was very professional and informative. But also funny. The visited locations a
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Key Details
  • Duration: 300–330 minutes
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Languages Offered: English
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