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18 Nov 2017
“Political tour - the Mall”
26 Sep 2017
“Walking tour in Washington, D.C.”
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Context Travel offers cultural and historical tours and activities led by deep subject-matter experts in over 50 cities around the world. With coverage of lesser known locales as well as main city sites, our experts take clients through in-depth...more
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Reviewed April 9, 2019

Although the three-hour tour is not nearly long enough to see all the beautiful art on display at the National Gallery, our fantastic guide (who has a PhD) provided such interesting insight into the origins and significance of certain works and details about the artists’...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed January 27, 2019

Our family reached out to Context to create a customized tour for our group. We very much wanted to spend time in the Roosevelt Memorial and we wanted to visit Jefferson Memorial. Context worked closely with us to pull it all together and we had...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed May 19, 2018

We had a 3-hour private political tour. For the price, we were not too impressed. The tour guide was really knowledgeable, but was not able to explain clearly his thoughts. This is a must for a great tour guide. We are from Québec, so english...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank ThePapaNico
Reviewed May 13, 2018

This 3-hour tour is worth your time and money. My husband and I went on it with a young woman, art historian. She walked us through the museum and told us everything you could possibly need to know about the art, the genres, the artists,...More

Date of experience: May 2018
4  Thank Giovanna618
Reviewed March 21, 2018

We had a great tour with Sarah; who has her PhD! SO knowledgeable and engaging. My 18 year old daughter loved this tour. Fabulous, beautiful art. Definitely worth the time and money.

Date of experience: March 2018
2  Thank MemphisMarion
Reviewed November 18, 2017 via mobile

Another fabulous Context walk/tour. Really fantastic guide who gave us a wonderful tutorial on the buildings and institutions of the capital. We started at the Willard Hotel with all its old world charm and ended at the library of Congress having dropped into the National...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed September 26, 2017

My husband and I met our docent Jonne at the Willard Hotel for our 3 hour tour to see the original Declaration of Independence, Constitution and Bill of Rights at the National Archives and the amazing Library of Congress. Jonne gave us a tour of...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed September 25, 2017

We took a family tour of the Portrait museum and Art Gallery. Our guide was very knowledgeable and kind. Overall the tour was unstructured and slow paced and our guide was not really able to generate the level of enthusiasm that I had hoped for....More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed April 14, 2017

We went on this tour with Matt as our guide he was fantastic very knowledgeable in informative gave plenty of time to see many attractions

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank HamdenCtFrantheman
Reviewed March 31, 2017

I took a Government Works Tour with my two teenage sons. This was a great way to start off our week in this amazing historical city! We met our guide, Mary Jo, at the stunning Willard Hotel, which is a site to see in itself!...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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