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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.

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**Monuments by Moonlight: If you need to cancel or change your tour reservation, you are required to do so 24 hours in advance. No cancellations or refunds will be made 24 hours prior to tour departure.

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 Trolley Tour & Monuments by Moonlight Includes:

  • Monuments by Moonlight Night Tour**
  • See the city’s most popular monuments in a different light
  • Night Tour: Stops at Iwo Jima, FDR, Lincoln, Vietnam Veterans, Korean War and Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorials
  • Hop On & Off at 25 Old Town Trolley Stops
  • Fully Narrated Tour of Washington DC
  • Old Town Trolley is the Only Tour That Takes You into Arlington National Cemetery
  • Exclusive Old Town Trolley Foreign Language Tour App with GPS Tracking
  • More than 100 Points of Interest
  • 100% Money-Back Guarantee
  • Full Color Free Map
  • Shuttle to Arlington National Cemetery

Washington DC 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.

Arlington National Cemetery Tours

A vacation to Washington D.C. would not be complete without visiting Arlington National Cemetery. Spread across 600 acres of rolling hills and beautiful gardens, this historic landmark is about 4 times the size of the National Mall and offers an exclusive tour service for guests looking to see the entire property in a manageable amount of time. Daily tours begin at the Welcome Center. A 45-minute loop gives visitors the chance to hop on and off at a variety of key points of interest. Don’t miss your opportunity to experience one of the most informative and awe-inspiring tours in Washington D.C.

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 from Union Station.

**If you need to cancel or change your tour reservation, you are required to do so 24 hours in advance. No cancellations or refunds will be made 24 hours prior to tour departure.

Old Town Trolley Stops in Washington DC

  • 1
    Washington Welcome Center
  • 2
    The White House
  • 3
    National Archives
  • 4
    Union Station
  • 5
    U.S. Capitol
  • 6
    Smithsonian Air and Space Museum
  • 7
    Freer and Sackler Galleries of Art – Smithsonian Castle
  • 8
    Holocaust Memorial Museum
  • 9
    Jefferson Memorial
  • 10
    FDR Memorial
  • 11
    Lincoln Memorial
  • 12
    Arlington National Cemetery
  • 13
    President John F. Kennedy Gravesite
  • 14
    US Coast Guard Memorial
  • 15
    John J. Pershing
  • 16
    The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
  • 17
    Arlington House
  • 18
    US Marine Corp War Memorial Iwo Jima
  • 19
    Arlington Sections 55 and 59
  • 20
    Arlington Niche Wall Columbarium Courts
  • 21
    Arlington Pentagon Group Burial Marker
  • 22
    National Museum of American History
  • 23
    Smithsonian Museum of Natural History
  • 24
    Newseum
  • 25
    National Portrait Gallery
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Old Town Trolley Tours

Trolleys board approximately every 30 minutes.

First Tour of the Day:

Stop #1: Washington Welcome Center: 9:05 am
Stop #2: Willard and White House: 9:10 am
Stop #3: National Archives: 9:15 am
Stop #4: Union Station: 9:00 am
Stop #5: US Capitol: 9:05 am
Stop #6: Air and Space Museum: 9:1o am
Stop #7: Smithsonian: 9:15 am
Stop #8: Holocaust Memorial Museum: 9:15 am
Stop #9: Jefferson Memorial: 9:20 am
Stop #10: FDR / Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorials: 9:25 am
Stop #11: Lincoln Memorial: 9:30 am
Stop #12: Arlington National Cemetery: 8:30 am
Stop #13: John F. Kennedy Grave Site: 8:40 am
Stop #14: Coast Guard Memorial: 8:50 am
Stop #15: Pershing Gravesite: 8:55 am
Stop #16: Tomb of the Unknown Soldier: 9:00 am
Stop #17: Arlington House: 9:10 am
Stop #18: Iwo Jima Memorial: 9:20 am
Stop #19: Sections 55 and 59: 10 am  (weekend stop only)
Stop #20: Columbarium and Niche Wall: 10 am (weekend stop only)
Stop #21: Pentagon Group Burial Marker – 9/11 Memorial: 10 am (weekend stop only)
Stop #22: National Museum of American History: 9:40 am
Stop #23: National Museum of Natural History: 9:45 am
Stop #24: Newseum: 9:50 am
Stop #25: National Portrait Gallery: 9:55 am

Last Full Tour of the Day:
Please note that guests taking this tour will not be able to use the on/off feature.

Stop #1: Washington Welcome Center: 5:05 pm
Stop #2: Willard and White House: 5:10 pm
Stop #3: National Archives: 5:15 pm
Stop #4: Union Station: 5:00 pm
Stop #5: US Capitol: 5:05 pm
Stop #6: Air and Space Museum: 5:1o pm
Stop #7: Smithsonian: 5:15 pm
Stop #8: Holocaust Memorial Museum: 5:15 pm
Stop #9: Jefferson Memorial: 5:20 pm
Stop #10: FDR / Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorials: 5:25 pm
Stop #11: Lincoln Memorial: 5:00 pm
Stop #12: Arlington National Cemetery: Oct.-March: 4:00pm; April-Sept.: 6:00pm
Stop #13: John F. Kennedy Grave Site: Oct.-March: 4:10pm; April-Sept.: 6:10pm
Stop #14: Coast Guard Memorial: Oct.-March: 4:15pm; April-Sept.: 6:15pm
Stop #15: Pershing Gravesite: Oct.-March: 4:20pm; April-Sept.: 6:20pm
Stop #16: Tomb of the Unknown Soldier: Oct.-March: 4:25pm; April-Sept.: 6:25pm
Stop #17: Arlington House: Oct.-March: 4:30pm; April-Sept.: 6:30pm
Stop #18: Iwo Jima Memorial: Oct.-March: 4:35pm; April-Sept.: 6:35pm
Stop #19*: Sections 55 and 59: Oct.-March: 4:00pm; April-Sept.: 6:00pm
Stop #20*: Columbarium and Niche Wall: Oct.-March: 4:00pm; April-Sept.: 6:00pm
Stop #21*: 9/11 Memorial: Oct.-March: 4:00pm; April-Sept.: 6:00pm
Stop #22: National Museum of American History: 5:10pm
Stop #23: National Museum of Natural History: 5:15pm
Stop #24: Newseum: 5:20pm
Stop #25: National Portrait Gallery: 5:25pm

*Stops 19-21 are weekend stops only. 

Arlington Cemetery Shuttle:
Begins at 9:30am from Arlington National Cemetery.
Picks up from stop 11 at 9:45am.
Last pickup at Lincoln Memorial is at 4:30pm.
Last pickup from Arlington National Cemetery is at 5pm.

Monuments by Moonlight Tour

Tours depart from Union Station.

March 13 – November 5:
7:30 pm

November 6 – March 12:
6:30pm

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

*If you need to cancel or change your tour reservation, you are required to do so 24 hours in advance. No cancellations or refunds will be made 24 hours prior to tour departure.

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