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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 2 days ago

The Kennedy Center is a high-quality performing arts center bringing the best talent, worldwide, in for performances. There are four fine theaters of varying sizes, all comfortable with good sight lines and good acoustics. Please please please - wear your nicer clothes to show respect...More

Thank Karen L
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We did the one hour tour. Excellent way to see Kennedy Center. Also did a comedy show which was hilarious. Would strongly recommend tour. Will go back for another show

Thank Susan C
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great place for performances but also from an architectural and historical point of view. Do not miss the free 1 hour long guided tours of the building. Great for all ages above kindergarten

Thank 2013TheSwede
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was here for the Leslie Odom, Jr. concert (which was fantastic; the band was great and his voice was like honey). We also saw the "Bernstein at 100" exhibit. We walked around the terrace and looked the city lights. Great spot for dates :)

Thank Locemup
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our tour of the Kennedy center was informative and well presented. The ending was ruined by an overzealous usher pulling us out of the last hall and closing doors with people standing in them. Considering we had to apply in advance with our State Senate,...More

Thank Sarah H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

In addition to the actual performances, the Kennedy Center offers free daily tours. It is interesting to see the artwork, the internationally themed lounges and the President’s Box. Not all theaters are open for viewing, depending on rehearsal schedules. The views from the rooftop terrace...More

Thank Michelelabelle
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We didn't see a show but took a free tour which lasted about 45 mins and no need to book ahead. Esti our docent was very interesting and entertaining and gave us a really good insight into how the centre was founded and what goes...More

Thank 888Suzy
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you have a chance to attend anything at the Kennedy center - do it! And try to go to the roof for incredible city views.

Thank Laura M
Reviewed 1 week ago

I absolutely love all my experiences at the Kennedy Center. As a veteran performer, I've enjoyed introducing my husband and his family to the arts, specifically musical theatre, and the Kennedy Center has played a HUGE role in this. The venue is grand and gorgeous...More

Thank Jess D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Thank you Kennedy family. What a special Wonderful place you have given to America This is Philanthropy as it should be The Kennedy's are an example of how you can give back when you have so much Just a beautiful complex. Wished we lived in...More

Thank Carla H
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23 September 2017|
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Response from sleebrownies | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure about that specific theater??
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
21 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