National Portrait Gallery

The National Portrait Gallery features likenesses of great Americans who have made a name for themselves in American memory.  George Washington and Martin Luther King Jr., artists such as George Gershwin and Mary Cassatt, activists such as Sequoyah and Rosa Parks, and icons of pop culture such as Marilyn Monroe and Babe Ruth can all be found at the NPG. For anyone fascinated by famous Americans and their stories, the National Portrait Gallery is a must–visit destination.

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  • National Portrait Gallery
  • 750 9th St NW
  • Washington, DC 20560
  • (202) 357-1300
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