Total DC Tour: DC Unveiled & Music History

Operated By: Urban Adventures Washington DC

Activity Description

Join our small group tour of the National Mall on board our all-electric Red Roadster — perfect for covering the huge area and many monuments in DC! Next, join us as we travel through time and explore US history with a musical twist as we take you through the Smithsonian American History Museum.

Total DC Tour: DC Unveiled & Music History Highlights

  • Feel like royalty in our all-electric Red Roadsters
  • Discover Washington DC's National Mall and monuments with a local guide by your side
  • Engage with museum exhibits through games and interactive activities
  • Learn about the origins and the stories behind some of America's best-known songs and musicians
  • Experience two great DC tours in one fantastic day


Local English-speaking guide, and transportation in an all-electric seven-passenger Red Roadster vehicle.


Food and drinks, souvenirs, and tips/gratuities for your guide.


Starting time: 10.00 AM

Meeting point: L'Enfant Metro stop. We'll meet at the corner of 7th St. and Maryland Ave. SW (also known as C St., Maryland Ave. becomes C St. on the other side of 7th St.).

Duration: 5 hours

Ending point: South lobby of the American History Museum, 1300 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20560.

  Full Itinerary

Finally, we take you past the famous White House before bringing you to the Smithsonian Museum of American History for the second leg of your journey through history.

Your local guide helps you boogie your way through American history starting with the Star-Spangled Banner and the origins of the National Anthem before dancing you past some of the world's most famous jazz, soul, salsa, and R&B tunes. Explore the importance of music and the hidden messages in songs that were used in political movements and times of struggle and you may discover that you've accidentally transmitted a secret code every time you've whistled your favorite tune.

Finally, you end your American history journey by discovering how past rhythms and beats have made their way into nightclubs, bars, and onto the radio with the invention of electronic music equipment. As an added bonus — we give you a chance to make a beat of your own! Who knows, maybe you're America's next top DJ!

Closure of sites: Peaceful demonstrations, a mainstay of life in Washington, may slightly alter routes, but they also add to the enrichment of the experience!

Child Policy: This is a child-friendly tour. Children between the ages of four and 11 inclusively are permitted on this tour at the rate listed above. Please select 'child' above when booking. Children under the age of four are permitted to join this tour free of charge, but please note they will be required to sit on a parent or guardian's lap due to limited space in the Red Roadster. Please inform us at the time of booking if you're bringing a child under the age of four. You can do so in the special request box on the checkout page.

Exclusions: Food and drinks, souvenirs, and tips/gratuities for your guide.

Confirmation of booking: If you have your voucher, your booking is confirmed. We'll see you at the start point. Get in touch if you have any concerns or require more information via the email address or phone number (business hours only) on your voucher.

Ready to take on a fun-filled day on the National Mall? This total DC history tour combines two of our favourite tour experiences (Washington DC Unveiled and Museum of American History Through Music) into one exciting adventure.

First, skip the crowded National Mall sidewalks and slide into our all-electric Red Roadsters to be guided around by a local. We take you back to the city's origins as we work our way to the beautiful Capitol Building and through the Smithsonian area. Next, we breeze past the Washington Monument, Tidal Basin, and the Jefferson Memorial before stopping at the FDR, MLK, and Lincoln memorials so you can hop out and explore on your own.

Dress standard: Please dress appropriately for the season and weather conditions and wear comfortable walking shoes as much of the tour is outside.

Your Trip: For your Urban Adventure you will be in a small group of a maximum of 12 people.

Inclusions: Local English-speaking guide, and transportation in an all-electric seven-passenger Red Roadster vehicle.

Office phone number: +1 202 810 1700 Email address:

Phone Number: 202-810-1700
Average Time: 5 hours
Difficulty: Beginner

Location - The National Portrait Gallery



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