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National Portrait Gallery

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National Portrait Gallery

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Avoid the stress of renting a car and navigating on your own on this bus tour of Washington DC. A guide provides entertaining historical context, as you pass more than 50 of the city’s iconic landmarks, including the White House, Capitol Building, Lincoln Memorial, and National Mall. Unlike most city bus tours, a small group size ensures you have the guide's full attention for questions and comments.
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Josephine Foo wrote a review Nov 2020
Jakarta, Indonesia79 contributions70 helpful votes
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My favourite museum among all the Smithsonian Museums. You will find amazing artworks and portraits of influential figures. Definitely worth the visit!
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Date of experience: December 2019
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Kathy C wrote a review Nov 2020
Los Angeles100 contributions87 helpful votes
Note that this is not on the Washington Mall - but happily, adjacent to a metro stop! There is so much to see here you could easily spend two days. A great collection of contemporary and historic art and the presidents gallery is fascinating. Expect to spend time!
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Susan Smith wrote a review Oct 2020
30 contributions44 helpful votes
This was the best art gallery! So interesting. Loved the President exhibit. Clinton's was really weird as was Obama's. But it a must to see!
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Alexa8776 wrote a review Oct 2020
Houston, Texas888 contributions297 helpful votes
Although we were running out of time, we had to visit this gallery. The Michelle Obama is stunning, the Bill Clinton about as unique as a Dali. The Warhol is incredible and so is the John Lewis portrait. But the Barack Obama...it is so life-like and pops with color that it pulls you in to think the former president is smack dab right there. It was the perfect ending of our DC trip and especially during such a challenge of a year 2020.
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Holy_Innocent wrote a review Sep 2020
Hamilton, Canada436 contributions255 helpful votes
Extensive exhibits and lots to keep one's interest of varying taste, even non-U.S. citizens. Layout is a bit confusing. Wonderful atrium.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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