The essential Lincoln beyond-the-White House tour. He was very familiar with the city between his residence and the Capitol building. Along the way he would visit congressmen and generals, have his picture taken, shop, and be interviewed by journalists and just about anyone who stopped him. This was the commercial district. The Lincoln story unfolds at sites between 7th and 14th streets NW, and
Pennsylvania Avenue to H Street. Two-hour tour starts at the Old Patent Office building (National Portrait Gallery). $30 per person. Minimum of two adults per tour. Under 18, with an adult is $10. Discounts for groups over 6.

Walking Tour: Mr. Lincoln's Washington

  • Tours are led by John O’Brien, licensed DC tour guide. Custom tours available upon request. 

  • After purchase, you'll recieve an email from to schedule your tour.