Kennedy Center
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Kennedy Center


Time Out says

Festooned with decorative gifts from many nations and some wonderful 20th-century works of art, "Ken Cen" is as much a spectacle as the shows it presents, with its flag-filled Hall of States and Hall of Nations, six theaters and concert halls, three rooftop restaurants and great views from the open-air terrace.

Free concerts (6pm daily) liven up the Millennium Stage, and there are free 45-minute guided tours (call 1-202 416 8340 or walk-ins welcome; visit the Tour Desk on Level A). Parking is inadequate when several shows are playing at once—better to walk or take the free shuttle bus from the Foggy Bottom-GWU Metro stop.


2700 F Street, NW
Washington D.C.
Cross street:
at New Hampshire Avenue & Rock Creek Parkway
Foggy Bottom-GWU Metro
Opening hours:
10am–11pm daily. Guided tours every 10mins 10am–5pm Mon–Fri; 10am–1pm Sat, Sun
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