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Saver Combo Tickets: Washington D.C. Big Bus Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour and Newseum

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Key Highlights

  • This great saver combines flexible D.C sightseeing and two of the city’s best attractions
  • Explore Washington D.C. at your own pace aboard the hop-on, hop-off tour!
  • See the biggest sections of the Berlin Wall outside of Germany at the Newseum
  • Visit your favourite celebrities at Madame Tussaud’s!
  • Free coffee and treats!
  • Overview
    See the Washington D.C. highlights on the Big Bus Hop-On, Hop-Off tour! Plus visit the Newseum and Madame Tussauds for one great price!

    Control your own destiny and save money while doing it with a Washington D.C. Hop-On, Hop-Off tour & Newseum Saver Combo ticket! Hop off the bus and see what you want. Then, hop back on and skip what you don’t. Touring Washington D.C. has never been this flexible!

    With over 45 convenient stops and three routes, a Big Bus Hop-On, Hop-Off tour practically guarantees you won’t miss a thing! See the U.S. Capitol, Lincoln Memorial, Smithsonian Castle, and more on the Red Route. Then, visit the Pentagon, Arlington National Cemetery, Washington Monument, and more on the Blue Route. Finally, you can stop by the White House and explore Georgetown, Dupont Circle, and other popular neighbourhoods on the Yellow Route. When and where you go is up to you!

    Then, rub elbows with the top brass of the United States at Madame Tussaud’s! Take a selfie with Barack Obama or cuddle up with President Trump for an impromptu photo op! Of course, America’s favorite celebrities are here, too! Play a little ditty with Taylor Swift and be sure to ask Angelina Jolie which country she’ll be adopting from next. Countless famous celebrities are all in one place at Madame Tussaud’s!

    Breaking news! This just in! Your Saver Combo ticket also includes access to Washington D.C.’s Newseum! Seven levels of interactive exhibits on the history and impact of the press provide a one-of-a-kind experience you won’t get anywhere else.

    Over 13 galleries and 15 theaters ensure you leave the Newseum with the full scoop. Make sure you check out Today’s Front Pages exhibit which displays the front pages of over 80 periodicals. And, don’t miss the largest sections of the Berlin Wall outside of Germany! A fully immersive experience, visiting the Newseum is what to do in Washington D.C. You heard it here first!

    Then, if you need a little something to keep you going, use your ticket for a free cup of coffee at any Washington D.C. Corner Bakery! You also receive a voucher for a free bag of Garret Mix from Garret Popcorn! It’s a new deal that everyone supports!

  • Activity Schedule & Itinerary

    Activity Schedule

    When does it run?

    The Saver Combo ticket: Washington D.C. Hop-On, Hop-Off tour and Newseum runs daily.


    Start time

    : The Hop-On, Hop-Off tour busses run from 9:00am to 5:00pm, except September through March when they run until 4:00pm.
    Red Route: Every 15-30 minutes; Full loop: 1 hour 45 minutes.
    Blue Route: Every 20-30 minutes; Full loop: 1 hour.
    Yellow Route: Every 20-45 minutes; Full loop: 2 hours.
    The Newseum is open from 9:00am to 5:00pm, except Sundays when it opens at 10:00am.
    The hours for Madame Tussaud’s vary by season.

    Meeting Point

    For the Washington D.C. Hop-On, Hop-Off tour, you can board the bus at any of the stops and show your voucher to the driver. Madame Tussaud’s is located at 1001 F Street NW, Washington D.C. 20004 and is stop 19 on the Red Route. The Newseum is located at 555 Pennsylvania Ave., Washington D.C. 20001 and is stop 16 on the Red Route.

    Ending Point


    Washington D.C. Sightseeing Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour

    Explore Washington D.C. at your own pace with your 1-day Hop-On, Hop-Off ticket. With 3 routes and 45 stops, it covers all the Washington D.C. attractions.

    The designated stops include:

    Red Route:

    1. Union Station
    2. U.S. Capitol & Botanical Garden
    3. American Indian Museum
    4. Air & Space Museum
    5. Smithsonian Castle
    6. Washington Monument West
    7. Bureau of Engraving & Holocaust Museum
    8. Jefferson Memorial
    9. FDR & MLK Memorial
    10. Lincoln Memorial South & Korean War Memorial
    11. Lincoln Memorial North & Vietnam War Memorial
    12. WWII Memorial
    13. Washington Monument East & African American History & Culture Museum
    14. American History Museum
    15. Natural History Museum
    16. Newseum
    17. Portrait Gallery & Spy Museum
    18. City Center
    19. Ford’s Theatre & Madame Tussaud’s
    20. White House
    21. National Archives & National Art Gallery
    22. Liason & Hyatt Hotels

    Blue Route:

    23. Lincoln Memorial North, Vietnam War Memorial & Korean War Memorial
    24. WWII Memorial
    25. Washington Monument West
    26. Bureau of Engraving & Holocaust Museum
    27. Pentagon City Mall
    28. Arlington National Cemetery

    Yellow Route:

    29. Lincoln Memorial North & Vietnam War Memorial
    30. WWII Memorial
    31. Washington Monument East & African American History & Culture Museum
    32. White House
    33. White House & U.S. Treasury
    34. White House North
    35. Mayflower Hotel
    36. Dupont Circle
    37. Washington Hilton
    38. Adams Morgan
    39. National Zoo
    40. Woodley Park
    41. Washington Circle
    42. Old Stone House & M Street Shops
    43. Georgetown Canal & Shops
    44. Georgetown Harbor
    45. Kennedy Center

    Download the tour route map

    Madame Tussaud’s & Newseum

    Both visits to Madame Tussaud’s & the Newseum are unguided. Stay as long as you like. Please keep in mind that you must visit both museums on the same day you take the 1-Day Washington D.C. Hop-On, Hop-Off tour.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions


    • 1 Day ticket for the Washington D.C. Hop-On, Hop-Off tour
    • General Admission to Newseum
    • General Admission to Madam Tussaud’s
    • Free Big Bus-Garrett Popcorn voucher to receive a free treat bag of Garrett Mix
    • Free cup of hand-roasted coffee from Corner Bakery
    • Free WiFi on all buses
    • Live English commentary on Blue Loop only
    • Recorded commentary in 8 languages on Blue Loop (Languages include English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Brazilian Portuguese, Mandarin Chinese and Japanese)
  • Please note

    You may board the bus at any stop. The voucher can be exchanged with the driver at any of the stops.

    Your ticket is redeemable for 6 months from date of purchase.

    Children must be accompanied by an adult.