1556808744 u street howard theater by ron cogswell
Rated by 51 members
Review from letzcashow
81 events 43 reviews

What a wonderful, interesting and informative way to spend a Saturday morning. Of course the ideal weather was a big help.

reviewed Apr 21 2012 report as inappropriate
Patrick M
Review from Patrick M
51 events 34 reviews

I enjoyed the tour. The guide was nice and well informed, the tour covered a lot of interesting local history and color, and the walking was good exercise but not too strenuous. I went with a friend who used to live in the neighborhood and she...continued

reviewed Aug 27 2016 report as inappropriate
Review from mstgreen
50 events 26 reviews

I think this was my favorite walking tour thus far. The route wasn't that long, but the history of the area was brought to life by both the tour guide and the curator? of the African-American Civil War Museum to which we were guided. I loved it!!

reviewed Sep 26 2009 report as inappropriate
Review from Sharon
54 events 18 reviews

Sarah was a terrific guide and the tour was quite interesting. I learned more than I knew previously about this neighborhood. I will definitely recommend this tour to others.

reviewed Aug 09 2008 report as inappropriate
bill ball
Review from bill ball
49 events 15 reviews

an excellent way to learn about the history of the U street corridor.....

reviewed Aug 19 2006 report as inappropriate
Dee Cardiff
Review from Dee Cardiff
18 events 7 reviews

Even though the day was hot, we thoroughly enjoyed our walking tour of U Street. The guide was interesting, informative and considerate of the group &other weather. He guided us to the shakiest places while keeping up a running commentary on the...continued

reviewed Aug 27 2016 report as inappropriate
Elizabeth K
Review from Elizabeth K
29 events 7 reviews

So interesting. Love all the Washington Walks.

reviewed Aug 24 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from JustMeBeingMe
39 events 7 reviews

The tour was very interesting, and I enjoyed learning about the history of U Street. The tour guide was very knowledgable, and I enjoyed her sense of humor.

reviewed Aug 23 2008 report as inappropriate
Review from cbhickman
45 events 7 reviews

The weather was perfect, the guide pleasant and very knowledgeable -- definitely worth doing.

reviewed Aug 24 2013 report as inappropriate
Vince Berg
Review from Vince Berg
18 events 6 reviews

Amp needs to be fixed so all can hear. Did not cost Civil war Museum.

reviewed Sep 05 2015 report as inappropriate
Review from J S
13 events 6 reviews

Excellent, comprehensive history of U Street area, including brief lecture at African-American Civil War Museum

reviewed May 29 2010 report as inappropriate
Diane Gorman
Review from Diane Gorman
13 events 6 reviews

Very knowledgeable and engaging guide. Great tour.

reviewed Sep 05 2015 report as inappropriate
Cherlyn Jenkins
Review from Cherlyn Jenkins
12 events 5 reviews

I really enjoyed hearing the history of the U street neighborhood. It was a really nice walk with interesting information.

reviewed May 01 2010 report as inappropriate
Review from Don
8 events 3 reviews

Great tour and tour guide.

reviewed Jul 14 2018 report as inappropriate
Review from CRCampbell
3 events 2 reviews

It was a great tour and the tour guide, David, was very knowledgeable. We learned a lot from him and really appreciate that he took the time, after the tour was over, to give us the overview of the tour because we were in the wrong spot and missed...continued

reviewed Sep 10 2011 report as inappropriate
Benita Mahanta
Review from Benita Mahanta
9 events 2 reviews

Little hard to hear the tour guide due to traffic, etc. - may want to make provisions for that.

reviewed Jun 21 2014 report as inappropriate
Steffie B
Review from Steffie B
3 events 2 reviews

My mom and I had a great time on the tour. The African American Civil War Museum curator is a very knowledgable historian and I am glad he was able to share knowledge on his passion with us. It was a good tour and we ended it with half smokes from...continued

reviewed May 15 2010 report as inappropriate
Goldstar Member
Review from Goldstar Member
5 events 2 reviews

The was one of the best tours I've been on. The tour was informative and the Tour Guide really knew the history.

reviewed Sep 26 2009 report as inappropriate
Review from Ss2dc
7 events 2 reviews

This was an excellent overview of the history of the U St. area. The visit to the Black Civil War Museum was fascinating. Our tour guide could have been more knowlegeable about the architecture, but was good otherwise. I would recommend this...continued

reviewed Aug 22 2009 report as inappropriate
Review from jscharp
9 events 2 reviews

This was a fun way to spend a beautiful Saturday morning. Our guide was excellent, and the speaker at the Black Civil War Museum was outstanding. After the tour, we enjoyed lunch at Ben's Chili Bowl (the neighborhood hot spot--definitely worth a...continued

reviewed May 01 2010 report as inappropriate