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NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY

The National Portrait Gallery is an historic art museum located at 8th and F Streets NW in Washington, D.C. , in the United States. Founded in 1962 and opened to the public in 1968, it is part of the Smithsonian Institution. Its collections focus on images of famous Americans. The museum is housed in the historic Old Patent Office Building. The National Portrait Gallery and the Smithsonian American Art Museum (with which it shares the building) are the eponym for the Gallery Place Washington Metro station, located across the intersection of F and 7th Streets NW.

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8TH & F ST NW
WASHINGTON, DC 20439
(202) 633-8300

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