The DC’s History, Art and Cocktails

Tasting
Cocktails
Activity
City Tasting
Included
Tour guide
Languages
English
Theme
Cultural
Minimum Drinking Age
21
$
95
/ Person
David N
Activity Overview
Book a tour with us as we blend in two breathtaking Washington tours into an amazing night. You will enjoy DC Cocktail tour and the Smithsonian Art Adventure in this one night. We will offer you an opportunity to learn about the America’s History and some cocktail tasting at one of the best hidden bars.

We will begin the tour in the National Portrait Gallery and the Smithsonian Museum and we’ll take you through an interactive session covering the America’s history. You will have an opportunity to learn about the unknown Washington artists and the popular American icons. You will also learn about the greatest steps we have made so far.

We will then take you downtown and take you through a few speakeasies as well as hidden bars. Here you will understand how Prohibition shaped Washington, meet inmates behind bars and learn about the evolution of the cocktail culture.
 
Practical information
Child Policy: Children and adults under the age of 21 are not permitted on the tour
Dress standard: Dress should be appropriate for a night out. Please avoid wearing shorts, baseball hats, t-shirts, or flip-flop (thong) sandals.
 
Included
  • Local English-speaking guide
  • First cocktail
  • Light snacks
Not Included
  • Additional food and drink, bottles of spirits, souvenirs
  • Tips/gratuities for your guide
Group-size:
Max. 12 people
Rates
Per
Price
Person
$
95
Timing
Dates
Start Time
Daily5:00 PM
Duration
5 H
More Info
Cancellation Policy
Standard
  • Cancellations made 2 days before will be fully refunded.
  • Cancellations made at a later date will not be refunded.
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