National Museum of the American Indian In-App Audio Tour

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Audio tour
Audio tour in English
Route length: 1 mile
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Duration 1h 30m
Audio tours on your smartphone
After purchase, you will receive the link to download the app to take this tour
Control your experience
With the in-app audio guide, you decide when to start, pause, and finish your tour
No internet is required
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  • You'll receive a self-guided audio tour right after booking
  • Explore the National Museum of the American Indian guided by your own in-app audio tour
  • See Native American's artifacts, art, clothing, toys, tools, transport and many more
  • Learn the history spanning thousands of years and tribes of America's indigenous peoples
  • Engage in family activities, try Native food and shop unique souvenirs
  • Hear the true story behind the most famous Native American woman -- Pocahontas
Discover the culture and heritage of America's indigenous peoples guided through the Museum of the American Indian by your in-app audio tour. National Museum of the American Indian houses one of the world's largest collections of Native American artifacts spanning thousands of years. This tour will take you through the museum's highlights and introduce you to the rich heritage of the Native American peoples. The tour starts in the Potomac Atrium, the heart of the building, where you will get a glimpse into the history of the museum. Here, you will see some artifacts and artworks demonstrating the traditions of the American Indians. Next, you will learn about the Native peoples of the Chesapeake Bay region, now Washington, D.C., through photos, and ceremonial and everyday objects showcased at the Return to a Native Place exhibition. The 3rd floor also offers family activities where you can enjoy hands-on displays in the ImagiNATIONS Activity Center. While visiting the Americans Exhibition, you will see how Native American imagery has imbued the life of modern Americans and hear the true story of Pocahontas. Learn about clothing, toys, tools, and ceremonial objects through Window on Collections Exhibitions on the 3rd and 4th levels. After the tour, choose to try native foods at the Mitsitam Cafe or shop for unique souvenirs. This tour is not affiliated with the NMAI but is provided by an independent creator. Entrance is free and requires no reservation.

What's included

  • Permanent and special exhibitions
  • ImagiNATIONS Family Activity Center
  • Step-by-step navigation through museum halls
  • Self-guided audio tour for your smartphone on the WeGoTrip app
  • Recommendations on cafes and restaurants for a delicious break during the tour
  • Earphones not included — bring your own
  • Parking (metered public and commercial parking is available on surrounding streets)
  • Earphones and smartphone are not included – bring your own
  • In-person tour guide

Places you will visit

National Museum of the American Indian
4th Street Southwest

Attractions on the route

Download the app and the digital audio tour on your smartphone before the visit. You will find recommendations on how to get to the staring point in the first step of the tour. If you have any questions or need any assistance, please email us at
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