Your Go Washington DC pass includes

  • Two-hour guided tour
  • Learn about the history of music and its relevance to historical events
  • Enjoy hands-on time at some of the exhibits

Take a musical journey through US history on a two-hour tour at the Smithsonian Museum of American History. You’ll discover the importance of music and its relevance to incredible historical events. Learn about the fascinating story behind the National Anthem, the evolution of spiritual music into blues, jazz, rock n’ roll, hip hop, and R&B, and uncover some of the ‘hidden’ messages in well-known songs that were used to vocalize and promote political movements.

Hours of Operation

Tour begins at 1 PM

Know before you go

Reservations are required. Please click here and use the code: DCEXPLORERPASS to reserve your tour.

Meeting point is the lobby of the south entrance of National Museum of American History, underneath the American flag.

American history museum Washington DC

Getting there

Museum of American History Through Music Walking Tour

US, DC, Washington DC, 20560, 1300 Constitution Avenue NW


1300 Constitution Avenue NW
Washington DC, DC 20560
United States