Private Smithsonian Exclusives: American Art & Portrait Gallery Guided Experience


Join us for a quirky tour of one of the most historic (and underrated) buildings and museums in Washington DC. Dive into American history through art while your local guide regales you with amazing tales of the power players who shaped the country all while taking in one of the world’s largest collections of art.

Guided Art Tour in Washington DC Highlights

  • Explore the National Portrait Gallery and Smithsonian American Art Museum, one of the largest art museums in the world
  • Hear the fascinating and sometimes scandalous stories of famous (and not so famous) Americans
  • Admire the evolution of American Art through the years
  • Check out the works of some of America’s most influential artists and some you’ve never heard of

Inclusions: Local English-speaking guide.

Exclusions: Food and drinks, souvenirs and personal shopping, and tips/gratuities for your guide.

Schedule details

  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Meeting point: Smithsonian American Art Museum. 800 G St NW, Washington, D.C. 20001. We’ll meet at the lobby of the F Street entrance.
  • Starting time: 5.00 PM
  • Ending point: Smithsonian American Art Museum.