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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


202-633-1000 (voice/tape)

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Accessibility Information

8th and F Sts., NW
Washington, DC

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Metro Station

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

Limited on-street parking at meters and several public garages are available in the neighborhood. For their location, please view this map.