Frequently Asked Questions

Our walking tours cost $29.50 for adults and $10.00 for children.
We highly encourage you to contact us to arrange a private tour that fits your needs.
Yes. DC is one of the most accessible cities in the world and so are we.
Our tours last approximately two hours.
We suggest a camera, cash to tip your guide, and a water bottle.
Please arrive ten minutes prior to the start time to ensure a prompt start to the tour.
We allow groups of up to thirty people to sign up online. For groups of 30 or more, please contact us to schedule a private or customized tour to ensure our group size remains manageable and personal.
Yes. Please use our calendar to sign up for a tour. A reservation helps us to properly prepare for your tour. Don’t worry, if you change your mind you can cancel at any time.
We give tours year round. Check our calendar for available tour dates. However, we have a reduced winter schedule and if you don’t see a tour you’d like and you’re a yeti who doesn’t mind a little cold, contact us and we’ll set up a tour just for you.
Keep an eye on your mailbox the day before your tour. We will be sending you an email with all the information you need. Our meet up locations vary depending on the type of tour. You can also find the meet up locations on each individual tour page.
Our guides will soldier on through the rain and won’t let it shorten your experience!
Ours guides will be wearing our navy blue Tours for Humanity t-shirt with our logo. We will also email you a picture of the guide along with tour information on the day before your tour.
Of course! Simply use our online calendar to sign up for as many tours as you desire.
Our Capitol Hill tour explores sights on the outside of the building. For those who want to sneak a peak of the ornate capitol rotunda, at the end of our tour we will provide you with free tickets for a tour of the inside. If you decide to venture inside, the following are a few restrictions to be aware of.

Before entering the Capitol Visitor Center, all visitors are screened by a magnetometer and all items that are permitted inside the building are screened by an x-ray device. The following items are strictly prohibited in the Capitol, including the Capitol Visitor Center:

  • Liquid, including water
  • Food or beverages of any kind, including fruit and unopened packaged food
  • Aerosol containers
  • Non-aerosol spray (Prescriptions for medical needs are permitted.)
  • Any pointed object, e.g. knitting needles and letter openers (Pens and pencils are permitted.)
  • Any bag larger than 18″ wide x 14″ high x 8.5″ deep
  • Electric stun guns, martial arts weapons or devices
  • Guns, replica guns, ammunition, and fireworks
  • Knives of any size
  • Mace and pepper spray
  • Razors and box cutters

Please note that the U.S. Capitol Police are authorized to make exceptions if a prohibited item is determined to be necessary and required to serve child care, medical or other special needs. If you have questions, please call the Office of Congressional Accessibility Services at 202.224.4048.

Ready To Walk Through History?

Our friendly guides are here to help your experience be as educational and memorable as possible. Check out our calendar and schedule your walking tour today!

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