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National Portrait Gallery, Washington DC

National Portrait Gallery - Washington DC, District of Columbia
National Portrait Gallery
Eighth and F Streets Northwest, Washington, DC 20001Map
+1 202 633 8300
Neighborhood: Seventh Street
Overview

Famous and distinguished Americans are honored at the National Portrait Gallery in portraits, photographs and other visual media. A wide variety of politicians, artists, scientists and social activists are represented. This gallery is a remarkable testimony to the diverse figures the United States has produced, from Grace Kelly and Boris Karloff to George Washington, Mickey Mantle and Gertrude Stein. Photographs, prints, drawings and sculptures supplement the paintings. Of particular interest is the Hall of Presidents, which features a portrait or sculpture of each chief executive.

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National Portrait Gallery General Information
  • Open Hours: Monday to Sunday from 11:30 AM to 07:00 PM
  • Type: Photo Spots / Photography, Arts & Museums
  • Nearest Train: Gallery Place Chinatown
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