Please see below for important information
On November 22nd and 23rd, due to a large Private charter There will be no Trolley public night tours offered these nights.
Old Town Trolley Tours of Washington, DC will be closed for day and night tour Operations on Thursday November 28th for the Thanksgiving Holiday.
Arlington Cemetery Tours will not operate on December 14, 2019 and January 11, 2020. Volunteers from Wreaths Across America will be placing wreaths on the grave sites here on December 14th and removing them on January 11th. The box office at the cemetery will be open on both those days for future tickets sales but no tour will be available.
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Trolley Tour Silver Pass & 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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Adults $94.00 $84.00 $10.00
Children (4-12) $66.00 $59.40 $6.60
Children Under 4 FREE FREE

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.

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 Silver Pass & Monuments by Moonlight Includes:

  • 1 day of unlimited free re-boarding at 17 Old Town Trolley stops
  • 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
  • 100% live narration (no pre-recorded tours)
  • Comfortable padded seats
  • Monuments by Moonlight Night Tour:
  • See the city’s most popular monuments in a different light
  • Night Tour: Stops at Iwo Jima Marine Corps Memorial, FDR, Lincoln, Vietnam Veterans, Korean War and Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorials
  • Tours do not have to be taken on the same day

Washington DC Old Town Trolley Tours

Our convenient and continuous tour loop takes you to the BEST of DC. We hold all of our tours to the highest of standards, and we’re committed to providing you with the best sightseeing experience possible.

ORANGE TOUR LOOP

Our tour traverses the National Mall, museums and The Wharf. You’ll have a chance to explore museums, the National Monuments and Memorials (Lincoln, FDR, Washington, and Jefferson), as well as the United States Capitol, Supreme Court buildings and more.

RED TRANSFER (10-15 MINUTE RIDE)

Our red transfer shuttle will pick you up at the Lincoln Memorial (Stop #13) and drop you off at the cemetery. Please note that only the gold and platinum tickets include a tour of Arlington National Cemetery aboard our vehicles. You may explore on your own by foot. When you’re finished at Arlington, catch the shuttle again and we’ll take you back to the Lincoln Memorial so you can continue your tour of the city.

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!

Old Town Trolley Stops in Washington DC

  • 1
    Washington Welcome Center
  • 2
    The White House
  • 3
    National Archives
  • 4
    National Law Enforcement Museum
  • 5
    Union Station
  • 6
    U.S. Capitol
  • 7
    Smithsonian Air and Space Museum
  • 8
    The Wharf – Boarding for Water Taxi Boat Cruise
  • 9
    International Spy Museum
  • 10
    Holocaust Memorial Museum
  • 11
    Jefferson Memorial
  • 12
    FDR Memorial
  • 13
    Lincoln Memorial – Transfer for Arlington National Cemetery Shuttle
  • 14
    National Museum of American History
  • 15
    Smithsonian Museum of Natural History
  • 16
    Newseum
  • 17
    National Portrait Gallery

Booth Locations

Stop 1 Welcome Center

Stop 5 Union Station

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Old Town Trolley Tours

Trolleys board approximately every 30 minutes.

First Tour of the Day:

Stop #1: Welcome Center: 9:05 am
Stop #2: Willard and White House: 9:10 am
Stop #3: National Archives: 9:15 am
Stop #4: Law Enforcement Museum: 9:20 am
Stop #5: Union Station: 9:00 am
Stop #6: U.S. Capitol: 9:10 am
Stop #7: Air and Space Museum: 9:15 am
Stop #8: The Wharf: 9:25 am
Stop #9: International Spy Museum: 9:30 am
Stop #10: Holocaust Memorial Museum: 9:35 am
Stop #11: Jefferson Memorial: 9:45 am
Stop #12: FDR / Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorials: 9:50 am
Stop #13: Lincoln Memorial: 10:00 am
Stop #14: National Museum of American History: 10:10 am
Stop #15: National Museum of Natural History: 10:15 am
Stop #16: Newseum: 10:20 am
Stop #17: National Portrait Gallery: 10:30 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: Welcome Center: 5:00 pm
Stop #2: Willard and White House: 5:10 pm
Stop #3: National Archives: 5:15 pm
Stop #4: Law Enforcement Museum: 5:25 pm
Stop #5: Union Station: 5:00 pm
Stop #6: U.S. Capitol: 5:10 pm
Stop #7: Air and Space Museum: 5:15 pm
Stop #8: The Wharf: 5:25 pm
Stop #9: International Spy Museum: 5:30 pm
Stop #10: Holocaust Memorial Museum: 5:35 pm
Stop #11: Jefferson Memorial: 5:45 pm
Stop #12: FDR / Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorials: 5:50 pm
Stop #13: Lincoln Memorial: 5:00 pm
Stop #14: National Museum of American History: 5:10 pm
Stop #15: National Museum of Natural History 5:15 pm
Stop #16: Newseum: 5:20pm
Stop #17: National Portrait Gallery: 5:25 pm

Arlington Cemetery Shuttle:
Begins at 9:30am from Arlington National Cemetery.
Picks up from stop 13 at 9:45am.
Last pickup at Lincoln Memorial is at 4:30pm.
Last pickup from Arlington National Cemetery is at 5pm.

2019 Closures and/or Delays:
January 18 – March for Life – Closed for day tours. Arlington Tours operate until 1pm. Guests must provide their own transportation to and from cemetery.
January 19 – Women’s March – Closed for day tours.
March 9 – Rock & Roll Marathon – Tours begin at 11:00am.
May 19 – Bike DC – Tours begin at 12:00pm.
May 26 – Rolling Thunder – Closed for day tours.
July 4 – Independence Day – Closed for day and night tours.
October 13 – Army 10 Miler – Closed for day tours.
October 27 – Marine Corp Marathon – Closed for day tours.
November 28 – Thanksgiving Day – Closed for day and night tours.
December 25 – Christmas Day – Closed for day and night tours.

Monuments by Moonlight Tour

Tours depart from Union Station.

March 10 – November 4:
7:30 pm

November 5 – March 9:
6:30pm

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

2019 Closures and/or Delays:
July 4 – Independence Day – Closed for day and night tours.
November 28 – Thanksgiving Day – Closed for day and night tours.
December 25 – Christmas Day – Closed for day and night tours.

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