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Joy of Museums

Museums, Art Galleries and Historical Sites

National Portrait Gallery – United States

The National Portrait Gallery

The National Portrait Gallery

The National Portrait Gallery is part of the Smithsonian Institution and its collection focuses on images of famous Americans. The museum is housed in the Old Patent Office Building, as is the Smithsonian American Art Museum.

A Tour of the National Portrait Gallery of America

The National Portrait Gallery

  • Name:                   National Portrait Gallery
  • City:                       Washington, D.C.
  • Country:               United States
  • Opened:               1829
  • Type:                     Portrait Gallery
  • Location:              8th & F Streets NW, Washington, D.C., United States

A Tour of Washington, D.C. Museums

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“Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow.
The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.”

– Abraham Lincoln

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Photo Credit: JOM

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