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National Portrait Gallery

152 locals recommend ·

Tips from locals

Allison
Allison
February 24, 2020
Check out the portraits of past Presidents. We also love relaxing and cooling off in the Kogod Courtyard (indoor atrium).
Katie And Renzo
Katie And Renzo
March 7, 2020
Famous for its presidential portraits (particularly of the Obamas). Has a beautiful enclosed courtyard that makes a great resting spot after long hours of touristing.
David
David
February 19, 2020
One of the best art galleries in town. The interior courtyard is stunning
Anne
Anne
February 19, 2020
See presidential portraits at this Smithsonian museum, including newly-revealed paintings of former President Barack Obama and former First Lady Michelle Obama. Besides portraits of influential Americans, don't miss the serene glass-ceilinged Robert and Arlene Kogod Courtyard.
Daisy
Daisy
February 19, 2020
This museum is located off the National Mall, so it might be overlooked on your typical Smithsonian-crawl. But it is not to be missed!

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Location
8th Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20001
Phone+1 202-633-8300
Websitenpg.si.edu
Hours of Operation statusClosed · Opens 11:30 AM
Credit cards
Yes (incl. American Express)
Wi-Fi
Yes
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