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John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

2700 F St NW, Washington DC, DC 20566-0002
+1 800-444-1324
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2700 F St NW, Washington DC, DC 20566-0002
+1 800-444-1324
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Reviewed 25 April 2015

I recently went on a tour (free) of the Kennedy Center and, although I have been there many times, I learned a lot I didn’t know. Our guide, Wayne Krumwiede, provided some humorous anecdotes in addition to much information on the history, size (the Grand...More

Thank GloucesterGirl_10
Reviewed 25 April 2015 via mobile

My family and I visited the Kennedy Center during December 2014 to see The Lion King- all I can say is WOW! The Kennedy Center really prepares you for the plays and musicals; it's incredibly massive and the inside is beautifully decorated. There are some...More

Thank Hbmonaghan
Reviewed 24 April 2015

We first visited the Kennedy Center years ago when it was new. On our more recent visit to DC returning was a must. On a previous visit we wandered around on our own and then took in a dramatic production. This time we took the...More

2  Thank unclelouie
Reviewed 19 April 2015

I seem to be saying that a lot about DC locations. Photos of the Kennedy Center are deceiving and it isn't till you walk up the steps that you experience the scale of the place. There are 3 large concert halls on the main floor...More

Thank lmjives
Reviewed 18 April 2015

I saw Shen Yun at the Opera House. The venue is pristine and beautifully decorated. It has easy access, easy but expensive ($15) on-site parking and a wonderful ($75 for one person, no alcohol) restaurant and very helpful staff. The views are expansive and phot-worthy....More

Thank Catalaq
Reviewed 13 April 2015

LOVED! You never realize how wonderful a place like this is until you get the REAL story. Artwork, presidental boxes and and beauty. FREE!

Thank Hope L
Reviewed 13 April 2015

Kudos and bouquets to the New York City Ballet Company ... A stellar performance Sunday, May 12, 2015, at the Kennedy center opera house! (1st row box seats $78) There are also free performances 365 days a year, Millennium Stage, 6 p.m., no tickets required....More

Thank Laurie B
Reviewed 2 April 2015

Enjoyed the tour and the Picasso exhibit. The shop had nice things and not too expensive. I took the shuttle from the metro station, very convenient.

1  Thank TravelingSil
Reviewed 2 April 2015 via mobile

We didn't think it was going to be exciting because we don't know anything about operas and performance stuff (you see what I mean). But we are glad we came and took the tour. I believe all the tour here is guided since you have...More

1  Thank Ajenk W
Reviewed 30 March 2015

The tour guide was very knowledgeable and thorough. We couldn't get into all of the theaters because of rehearsals (we were there on a Friday), but did get to observe one of the ballet rehearsals. Loved that! We were able to get tickets to the...More

2  Thank jmacjem818
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22 September 2017|
Response from apatriot73 |
Sorry about the typos!
Liz V
20 August 2017|
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Response from Corey L | Reviewed this property |
Check their website for current shows and events
Hilde S
20 May 2017|
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Response from Memrnc4 | Reviewed this property |
Very limited because everyone will be out on the mall. If you get a chance check with the hotel to see what activity is going on in town on the mall. Most likely there will be free concerts by the military bands