Old Town Trolley Tour of Washington DC

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Monuments, memorials, museums, picturesque scenery and magnificent architecture...

Monuments, memorials, museums, picturesque scenery and magnificent architecture are abundant in Washington DC and the Old Town Trolley Tours offers the best way to see them all. You can hop on and off at any of the 17 stops as often as you like. Choose between three different passes!

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An Old Town Trolley Tour is an easy and convenient way of visiting Washington's abundance of sights with the on board narration providing entertainment and fascinating facts along the way.

Hop on and off at any of the 17 stops allowing you to take in more than 100 points of interest at your own pace - you can effectively plan your own itinerary!

Highlighs include the Capitol Building, the Supreme Court and several of the Smithsonian Museums. See for yourself why so many people are in awe of the Lincoln Memorial and learn the touching stories behind the Vietnam Veterans and World War II Memorials.

Take your time to stroll through the Museum of American History and learn more about Ford’s Theatre and that fateful night when Abraham Lincoln was assassinated.

Visit Arlington National Cemetery (depending on pass chosen)  and explore the rich history found within the cemetery grounds. . This is the final resting place for more than 400,000 active duty service members, veterans and their families.

The past, present and future are alive on every corner in Washington DC where history has been continually made.

With the Old Town Trolley Tour of Washington D.C. you have three passes to choose from -

Silver Pass: One day of free unlimited re-boarding, Shuttle to Arlington Cemetry, Uptown Loop shuttle

Gold Pass: all of the inclusions of the Silver Pass plus the Arlington Cemetarty Loop and round-trip boat cruises to Georgetown, Alexandria Marina or National Harbour

Platinum Pass: All of the inclusions of the Gold Pass plus two days of free unlimited re-boarding instead of one

Full list of stops:

  • Washington Welcome Center/Ford's Theatre/Peterson House-Tour
  • White House/Visitor Center/National Aquarium
  • National Archives/U.S. Navy Memorial
  • National Law Enforcement Museum 
  • Union Station/Smithsonian Postal Museum -Begin DC Duck Tour Here
  • U.S. Capitol/Supreme Court/ Library of Congress
  • Smithsonian Air & Space Museum/ Museum of the American Indian/U.S. Botanical Gardens
  • The Wharf - Boarding for Water Taxi Boat Cruise
  • International Spy Museum
  • Holocaust Memorial Museum/ Bureau of Engraving & Printing / Washington Monument
  • Jefferson Memorial/George Mason Memorial
  • Franklin Roosevelt Memorial/Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial
  • Lincoln Memorial/Vietnam Veterans Memorial/Korean War Veterans Memorial/World War II Memorial/Arlington Cemetery. Transfer to Arlington National Cemetery 
  • National Museum of American History
  • Smithsonian Museum of Natural History
  • Newseum
  • National Portrait Gallery


Daily year round, closed Thanksgiving Day & Christmas Day.

Start times

Trolleys board every 30 minutes from 9.00am to approximately 5.00pm.

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