The tourist with an intellectual bend of mind or love for theatre should not give this a miss. Officially named the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, this is the city’s premier performance venue providing approximately 3000 performances per year. It is the home to the National Symphony Orchestra, Washington Opera, Washington Ballet and American Film Institute.
Free daily performances are held on the millennium stage in the Grand Foyer, in addition to free guided tours of the center.
2700 F.St. N.W., Washington
Tel: (202) 416-8340 (Call ahead for performance schedule)