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DC Design Tours



Historic tours of Washington, DC focused on architecture, urban planning, and design.

DC Design Tours offers historic walking and driving tours of Washington, DC focused on architecture, urban planning, and design. Explore some of Washington's most prominent architectural marvels and best-kept secrets, while hearing about the conflicts, controversies, and personalities involved in the development of our Capital City. From Neoclassical to Brutalist, come learn the history behind the brick and mortar through one of their design-focused tours!

DC Design Tours explores neighborhoods across Washington, DC including the National Mall, Capitol Hill, Dupont Circle and Embassy Row, Georgetown, Columbia Heights and Adams Morgan, and more. Private customized tours are also available upon request.

DC Design Tours was founded in 2015 by former architectural designer and lover of all things brick and mortar, Carolyn Muraskin. Carolyn left her drafting desk and started touring so she could talk about buildings rather than draw them. Carolyn is a graduate of the University of Maryland School of Architecture, and has lived in the Washington area since 2006. All DC Design Tours guides have a design background, and are passionate about the architectural history of Washington.

  • ADA Compliant
  • Guided tours available
  • Private Tour
  • Educational Programming
  • ADA compliant
  • Woman Owned
  • No Contact Services
  • Sneeze Guards/Contact Barriers
  • Reduced Occupancy/Occupancy Limits
  • Social Distance Markings/Signage
  • Mobile Payments Accepted
  • CDC Recommended Cleaning Procedures
  • Currently Open for Business
  • Party Size Restrictions for non-group visitors
Distance to Metro

0.50 Miles

Pool

None

Nearby Landmarks

Embassy Row, National Mall, Smithsonian Institution, The White House, U.S. Capitol, Union Station

Group Maximum

50

Attraction Rates

$31+

Length of Tour

1-2 Hours

Min to Airport

30

Discount

Military Discounts

Metro Station

Woodley Park-Zoo/Adams Morgan

Parking

Self

Valet

N/A

Metro Line

Red

Payment Options

American Express, Cash, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Personal Checks, Visa

Website for "Health & Safety Policy"
Website for COVID-19 response
CONTACT

DC Metro Area
Washington, DC 20001
United States

(240) 229-6795

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