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Overview

Join us for our meticulously organized motorcoach tour to the National Museum of African American History and Culture. and discover the charms of Washington, DC. This group tour from Diamond Tours promises to be a life-changing exploration of African American history. 

With unwavering support from our passionate guides, you can explore various exhibits showcasing the societal impact of African Americans on society, including their artistic achievement.  

Prepare to be deeply immersed in the captivating tales, which will encourage introspection, empathy, and deep understanding.

 

The National Museum of African American History and Culture

The National Museum of African American History and Culture with about 85,000 square feet of exhibition space, is an iconic institution devoted exclusively to the documentation of African American life, art, history, and culture. 

Standing as a beacon of enlightenment and education, the museum's exterior is a masterful blend of creativity and symbolism, Within its hallowed halls on the other hand, there are collections comprising over 40,000 artifacts and interactive exhibitions offering great insights into pivotal moments and figures that have shaped the African American narrative. 

The stored exhibits and artifacts help illuminate the richness and complexity of African American history and culture. At the upper levels of the building, visitors find beautiful views of the Mall and the Washington Monument.



 

Highlights

The National Museum of African American History and Culture offers Americans a sacred space to engage with the legacy of African Americans and gain a deeper awareness of its significance in shaping society.

Some of the most notable attractions and highlights at the National Museum are; Harriet Tubman's hymnal; Nat Turner’s bible; A plantation cabin from South Carolina; Guard tower from Angola Prison; Michael Jackson's fedora; and creative works by well-known artists such as Charles Alston, Elizabeth Catlett, Romare Bearden, and Henry O. Tanner.

 

Sweet Home Café, Accessibility and Shopping

A stop at the Sweet Home Café

A bus trip to the museum would be incomplete without a stop at the acclaimed Sweet Home Café, where guests can indulge their senses in the flavors and aromas of African American cuisine. Sweet Home Café, housed in the National Museum of African American History and Culture, is the newest dining experience at a Smithsonian museum.

From traditional soul food favorites to contemporary culinary creations, each dish is a tribute to the diverse culinary traditions that have shaped African American culture. It promotes the history and rich culture of the African American people.

Join Diamond Tours on this unforgettable voyage of discovery and enlightenment, celebrating the past, present, and future of the African American heritage at one of the nation's most important cultural institutions.

 

Accessibility and Shopping

Diamond Tours is offering an inclusive experience to every participant in this unforgettable bus tour. You have an opportunity to visit the Museum store and explore a selection of merchandise.

Visitors can access the Museum through any of the two entrances located on Constitution Avenue and Madison Drive. Both entrances are accessible, however, any visitor arriving by vehicle may consider the entrance on Madison Drive which has a drop-off area.