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Old Town Trolley Tour & Monuments by Moonlight

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For over 30 years, Old Town Trolley Tours has provided Washington DC sightseeing tours highlighting the best of the city. Hop aboard one of our trolleys and you’ll experience Transportainment, a delightful combination of transportation and entertainment. Monuments by Moonlight: Experience the beauty and awe of our country's most stirring monuments in a whole new way... by moonlight.

Old Town Trolley Tours: As seat of the government and an icon for the nation, Washington, DC is a place to learn about history and watch it in the making.

On the Monuments by Moonlight Tour you’ll be transported to many of the city’s most famous sights, while enjoying the tranquil night and evening breeze.

Your Old Town Trolley Tour & Monuments by Moonlight Includes:

  • Hop On & Off at 15 Old Town Trolley Stops
  • Fully Narrated Tour of Washington DC
  • “One of the 10 best hop-on hop-off tours in the world” - Forbes
  • "Top-rated hop-on hop off tour in DC" - Washington Post
  • BEST VIEW! Tallest vehicles allowed by law with stadium seating
  • Our trolleys are all weather - rain or shine, we got you covered
  • Exclusive history monitors - windows to the past
  • More than 100 Points of Interest
  • Monuments by Moonlight Night Tour:
  • See the city’s most popular monuments in a different light
  • Stops at World War II Memorial, FDR, Lincoln, Vietnam Veterans, Korean War and Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorials
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
  • Tours do not have to be taken on the same day

Old Town Trolley Tours

For over 30 years, Old Town Trolley Tours has provided Washington DC sightseeing tours highlighting the best of the city. Hop aboard one of our trolleys and you’ll experience Transportainment, a delightful combination of transportation and entertainment. Our friendly conductors narrate the tour with a fascinating and fun mix of trivia and humorous stories. It will be our pleasure to guide you through the nation’s capital on one of our orange and green trolleys.

Old Town Trolley Tours is the best way to see the city. Because we cover the entire city, you can avoid costly parking and city driving. The tour is also designed so that you can hop on and off and explore on your own at any time. With frequent pickups at all our stops, this helps you avoid walking long distances.

Visit our Union Station, the most visited destination in DC, serving as a transportation depot and retail center since 1908. See the Capitol building, Supreme Court, and Library of Congress on the East end of the mall. Visit the Smithsonian, the National Gallery, and the Museum of Natural History.

Learn about some of the country’s most significant presidents at the Jefferson Memorial, FDR Memorial, and Lincoln Memorial. Check out the International Spy Museum and the Koshland Science Museum. Don’t forget to check out that large white building at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue too.

Monuments by Moonlight Tour

When the sun goes down, Washington turns into a different city, and Old Town Trolley Tours knows just the right way to show off the Capitol City at night! Experience top-rated Washington DC Night Tours with experienced tour guides.

Our professional tour guides will take you right to some of the city’s most popular monuments and let you see the city in a different light.

Along the way, you’ll be transported back in time as you ride along the same streets the presidents have traveled, and hear historical tales and anecdotes about the city’s fascinating history, such as The Curse of the Hope Diamond and its legacy of death and despair and the Medal of Honor winner who donated his amputated leg to a museum and often visited it!

Our 2 1/2 hour Washington DC Monument Tours depart nightly.

Old Town Trolley Stops in Washington DC

  • 1
    STOP
    Washington Welcome Center
  • 2
    STOP
    The White House
  • 3
    STOP
    National Archives
  • 4
    STOP
    National Japanese American Memorial
  • 5
    STOP
    Union Station
  • 6
    STOP
    U.S. Capitol
  • 7
    STOP
    Smithsonian Air and Space Museum
  • 8
    STOP
    The Wharf – Boarding for Water Taxi Boat Cruise
  • 9
    STOP
    International Spy Museum
  • 10
    STOP
    Washington Monument
  • 11
    STOP
    Jefferson Memorial
  • 12
    STOP
    FDR Memorial
  • 13
    STOP
    Lincoln Memorial
  • 14
    STOP
    National Museum of American History
  • 15
    STOP
    National Portrait Gallery

Booth Locations

Stop 1 Welcome Center

Stop 5 Union Station

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Old Town Trolley Tours

Thursday – Sunday; 9am – 4pm.

Closures:
Thanksgiving and Christmas Day.
July 4: Closed.
Closed for Army Ten Miler.

Monuments by Moonlight Tour

Daily
March 1 – March 13: 6pm.
March 14 – November 6: 7:30pm.
November 7 – March 12: 6:30pm.

Closures:
Thanksgiving and Christmas Day.
July 4: Closed.
Closed for Army Ten Miler.

Tour departs from Washington Welcome Center, 1001 E Street NW.

Reservations are required. Date and time confirmed with booking. Reservation based tickets are non-refundable. You may reschedule up to 24 hours in advance of tour time.

Tour times are subject to change without notice. Please contact 202-832-9800 to make a reservation.

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*Monuments by Moonlight: Reservation based tickets are non-refundable. You may reschedule up to 24 hours in advance of tour time. Tours do not have to be taken on the same day.

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