Women’s History Shuttle

Explore DC women’s history on the Women’s History Shuttle for one day only!

Travel between Tiffany Shlain’s Dendrofemonology art installation on the National Mall and the National Women’s History Museum’s exhibition We Who Believe in Freedom: Black Feminist DC at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library. Shuttle riders will learn more about DC’s women’s history sites from a certified A Tour Of Her Own tour guide and have the opportunity to explore both exhibitions with a guide after hopping off the shuttle. The Women’s History Shuttle is free to ride, leaving every hour from both pick up spots. Look for the Women’s History Shuttle signs at pick up locations.

Pick up location: 901 G Street NW, Washington DC 20001
  • Times: 1:00pm, 2:00pm, 3:00pm
Pick up location: Lincoln Memorial at Henry Bacon Drive, NW, Washington DC 20004
  • Times: 1:30pm, 2:30pm, 3:30pm

You are welcome to ride the shuttle multiple times as space is available.

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Walking tour in downtown DC

Walking Tour: Black Feminist DC (Part 1)

Explore the history of Black feminism in Washington, DC with the National Women’s History Museum and National Coalition Partner A Tour Of Her Own. Walking Tours: Black Feminist DC are free of charge, though registration is required. Tour routes are mostly outdoors on city sidewalks and indoors on the first floor of the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library. Everyone is welcome!

During Part 1, meet at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library for a guided exploration of We Who Believe in Freedom: Black Feminist DC. Follow your professional tour guide toward Freedom Plaza to discover historical sites and preservation markers that honor Black feminists like Sweet Honey in the Rock, Pauli Murray, and Coretta Scott King.