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  • Address: 2700 F St NW, Washington DC, USA
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John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts Tours

Situated between the Potomac River and major city roadways is one of the nation’s foremost centers for performing arts, a cultural and entertainment hub for the city of Washington D.C. With more than 2,000 performances annually, it is the busiest performing arts center in the United States. World-class live theater, classical music, ballet, jazz and opera shows all take place at the venue. Three main theaters including a concert hall and opera house ensure a variety of shows offered. Free performances are held on the Millennium Stage in the Grand Foyer daily. 

Outside of the performances and stages, the center also has a Hall of Nations and Hall of States to explore, with collections of American and international flags. Also see the many paintings and sculptures gifted to the center from other nations throughout. The building also has great views of the Potomac River and the Georgetown area from its windows and rooftop terraces.

Practical Info

Tickets for shows at the John F. Kennedy Center must be purchased in person at the Box Office. Shows take place nightly, year-round. The closest Metro station is Foggy Bottom, with a free shuttle between the station and the Kennedy Center departing every 15 minutes. Or, take bus 80 from Metro Center. Garage parking is also available.

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See DC Small-Group Half Day Tour, Washington DC, null
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See DC Small-Group Half Day Tour

Discover our Nations Capitol on this exceptionally comprehensive 4 hour personalized, professionally guided tour. Our small group format is limited to 12 ...  Read more

Location: Washington, District of Columbia
Duration: 4 hours (approx.)

From USD $60.00
Private DC Tour with Customized Itinerary, Washington DC, Half-day Tours
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Private DC Tour with Customized Itinerary

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Experience DC with locals on one of our 3 hour private tours. We will personalize your itinerary to visit the sites on your must-see list. Monday - Saturday we ...  Read more

Location: Washington, District of Columbia
Duration: Flexible

From USD $400.00
Guided Tour of Washington DC, Washington DC, Custom Private Tours
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Guided Tour of Washington DC

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Explore Washington DC’s top landmarks and monuments on a 3- or 6-hour tour by deluxe coach with full narration from an expert guide throughout the tour. Stop ...  Read more

Location: Washington D.C., District of Columbia
Duration: Varies

From USD $64.00
Private Half-Day Sightseeing Tour of Washington DC, Washington DC, City Tours
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Private Half-Day Sightseeing Tour of Washington DC

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Day or night, customize your itinerary from a list of the most popular sites around the greater DC area while being chauffeured like a celebrity in a Mercedes ...  Read more

Location: Washington, District of Columbia
Duration: 4 hours (approx.)

From USD $400.00
Half-Day Grand Tour of Washington DC, Washington DC, Custom Private Tours
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Half-Day Grand Tour of Washington DC

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See the monuments, memorials, and popular points of interest in Washington, DC on this guided, half-day, small-group tour. Enjoy a fun day of informative ...  Read more

Location: Washington, District of Columbia
Duration: 4 hours (approx.)

From USD $49.00
Epic Washington DC Evening Tour: Small-Group Van Tour, Washington DC, Half-day Tours
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Epic Washington DC Evening Tour: Small-Group Van Tour

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This evening small group bus tour is 30 minutes longer than most other companies ensuring all guests an epic evening in Washington DC. It offers the ...  Read more

Location: Washington, District of Columbia
Duration: 4 hours (approx.)

From USD $59.00
Washington DC Private City Tour, Washington DC, Night Tours
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Washington DC Private City Tour

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This private city tour around Washington DC will take you to all major monuments and sights for 4 hours with private driver.The tour can be conducted in ...  Read more

Location: Washington, District of Columbia
Duration: 4 hours (approx.)

From USD $90.00
Dynamite Day Tour: Small-Group DC Bus Tour, Washington DC, Private Sightseeing Tours
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Dynamite Day Tour: Small-Group DC Bus Tour

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Discover the major points of interest in Washington, DC on this guided, 7-hour, sightseeing tour. This small-group bus tour visits many of the famous monuments ...  Read more

Location: Washington, District of Columbia
Duration: 7 hours (approx.)

From USD $79.00
Washington by Water Monuments Cruise, Washington DC, Full-day Tours
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Washington by Water Monuments Cruise

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Admire Washington DC's spectacular monuments and memorials from this boat cruise along the Potomac River. See the Lincoln Memorial, Washington Monument, John ...  Read more

Location: Washington D.C., District of Columbia
Duration: 2 hours (approx.)

From USD $29.40
Washington DC Legend Daytime Comprehensive Tour, Washington DC, Day Cruises
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Washington DC Legend Daytime Comprehensive Tour

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See Washington D.C.'s most memorable sites with knowledgeable and passionate local guides! This full-day tour covers a comprehensive look at the intricate ...  Read more

Location: Washington, District of Columbia
Duration: 7 hours (approx.)

From USD $75.00

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