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Inauguration 2025 tours

Every four years we witness democracy in action—the U.S. presidential inauguration. Join students and educators from across the country and participate in this historic event as you stand on the National Mall for the swearing in of the president.

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Honor Flight Network

The men and women who’ve served their country transform their history into personal connection for students traveling to Washington, D.C. The Honor Flight Network is dedicated to transporting America’s veterans to the country’s capital to see the memorials for wars in which they fought. While visiting sites such as the World War II Memorial on the National Mall, students celebrate and applaud servicemen and women flown in from across the country. Then, as veterans take time for introductions and questions, students establish bonds with another generation and gain new perspectives on what they’ve learned in their classrooms.

Educational resources

Before your EF presidential inauguration trip, we recommend exploring these media literacy resources

Media Literacy Resources

Get free lesson plans, quizzes, artifacts, videos, and other educational tools from the Freedom Forum.

A blue image of a quiz to denote a National Archives Quiz you can take to prep for a presidential inauguration trip

National Archives Quiz

Put your students’ inaugural knowledge (and your own!) to the test with this presidential pop quiz from the National Archives.

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Historic Inaugural Speeches

Listen to speeches of the past with your students. What did former incoming presidents say? What was the tone of their addresses?

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EF’s virtual inauguration programming

Get excited by watching EF Explore America’s 2021 virtual inauguration watch party and full day of educational programs.

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