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National Portrait Gallery

Tells the stories of America through the individuals who have shaped our nation, from pre-colonial times to today, including poets and presidents, visionaries and villains, actors and activists.

Highlights America’s Presidents features the nation’s only complete collection of presidential portraits outside the White House

11:30 a.m.–7:00 p.m. daily
Closed December 25

Admission is FREE



8th and F Sts., NW
Washington, DC

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Metro Station

Metro Red Yellow GreenGallery Place-Chinatown (9th St. exit)

There is no parking at the museum. Parking is limited to street parking and commercial lots and garages. For their location, please view this map.