Historical tours of Washington DC focused on architecture and design

Get an insider’s look at the design of the District with DC Design Tours!  Explore Washington's architectural marvels and best kept secrets, while hearing about the conflicts, controversies, and personalities involved in the development of our Capital City. From Neo-Classical to Brutalist, learn the history behind the brick and mortar on our design-focused Washington tours!

Washington DC Architecture Tours

DC Design Tours conducts walking tours of eight fascinating neighborhoods in Washington DC.   

We also offer private walking, driving, virtual, and bus tours.  Get in touch or click on a tour to learn more! 

National Mall | DC Design Tours

Visit famous landmarks and hidden gems of the National Mall

Hear about the glamorous life of  Washington's wealthy elite

Take in architectural icons of the National stage

Federal Triangle| DC Design Tours

Stroll along America's Main Street

Pennsylvania Avenue | DC Design Tours

Make the most of your trip with a private guide and custom tour

Georgetown | DC Design Tours

Walk the streets of Washington's oldest neighborhood

Arts & Industries Building | DC Design Tours

Museums of the National Mall

Explore our "Nation's Attic"

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Cleveland Park Neighborhood

Visit Washington's original "streetcar suburb"

Arlington National Cemetery | DC Design Tours

Explore the Nation's most hallowed ground

Private Walking Tours | DC Design Tours

Your personal design guide