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John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

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Address: 2700 F Street NW, Washington DC, DC 20566
Phone Number: 800-444-1324
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A beautifully majestic venue for performing art, second to none in the world. Want to get drinks during intermission? That's where they are inadequate for a full house. Head out... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

A beautifully majestic venue for performing art, second to none in the world. Want to get drinks during intermission? That's where they are inadequate for a full house. Head out early or be better prepared.

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Winnipeg, Manitoba
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

This is one of the most magnificent buildings I have ever seen! Its ceiling height makes this building phenomenal! The larger than life bust of JFK is a spectacle to see! Walking on the red carpet as you enter really makes you feel like a celebrity! Try and see a play in one of the theatres! The wrap around balcony... More 

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Fort Morgan, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

We saw SHEAR MADNESS and loved it. It is not for children, but mature teens and adults will enjoy this hilarious murder mystery that is the longest running play ever. We also ate beforehand at the cafe and the food was excellent and fast. The Kennedy Center is befitting of our great nation, and the important place that the arts... More 

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Burke, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

The only thing wrong about the Kennedy Center is the Signage, and it's probably DC's fault regarding directional signs. Got lost in the parking lot, that cost $23.00 It"s a little stiff.but what can you do. It was a fun day in a first class facility.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

This building is nothing less then amazing. There r free tours every ten minutes. We lucked out and Sue was our guide. She answered all our questions, gave us a detailed tour, and could not have been nicer. Our group was only 6 of us so it was a 'personal' tour. Don't miss this building. $10, 2 hour parking, but... More 

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Cumberland, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

The shuttle service between the Foggy Bottom/GWU Metro stop and Kennedy Center was great. Bus is well marked and door to door service. Well worth using.

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Worthing, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Free tour with very informative and lovely guide, highly recommend and they are very frequent. Two performances by the Royal Ballet and the enthusiasm with which they were received. Get the free bus from Foggy Bottom Metro. Excellent.

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Burke, Virginia, United States
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

The Kennedy Center has to do *something* to improve its acoustics. I've been to the Eisenhower Theater, the Opera House, and the Concert Hall. All 3 have miserable acoustics. The Eisenhower isn't too bad for sound, but do NOT sit in the balcony. That is, unless you want to bump the head of the person in front of you with... More 

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Alexandria, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

We took our children to see the Lion King a few years back. They were in early elementary but still remember that performance after years of coming back. We've never taken advantage of the free concerts and events. I find the dining to be a bit disappointing for the price.

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Fair Oaks, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

We arranged via our congressman for the tour of the Kennedy Center. This performing arts center is one surprise after another with stories behind the origin, gifts from different countries and seeing the different available venues. The tour ends with accessing the view from the terrace which is breathtaking. We returned at 6pm for a free show in the Milleneum... More 

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Additional Information about John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

Address: Address: 2700 F Street NW, Washington DC, DC 20566
Phone Number: 800-444-1324
Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

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