Walk yourself through the pages of history by booking a private tour at the Smithsonian Portrait Gallery and American Art Museum in Washington DC at the Captain Cook Cruise on multiple dates and times which can be selected during the purchase as per your convenience.
You can book tickets for yourself through the Feverup application which is the ticketing partner for the private tour.
The tickets are available only for those 18 years and above. Do carry your valid ID.
1. About Smithsonian Portrait Gallery
The museum is part of the Smithsonian Institution and is a testimony of the past because where the museum stands today once operated as a hospital during the civil war period.
The famous poet Walt Whitman nursed the soldiers wounded during the war and the art exhibitions were showcased in the building from as early as 1829.
The National Portrait Gallery is a reminder of all the great men and women who shaped the United States.
Portraits of all the Presidents of the country and the first ladies cover a long lineage of famous personalities. The portraits of the Presidents carry a small description of them and the important events that happened during their tenure.
You will also be amazed by the portrait of former President Obama. The portrait is famous for being a little too curious.
Poet Walt Whitman who once tended to the soldiers injured in the war in the very same building, is remembered through his portrait in the building.
2. About American Art Museum
The American Art Museum is an amalgamation of the past and the present.
The art museum celebrates the art of famous artists like Mary Cassatt. She was part of the Impressionist Movement.
Learn and find out about famous artists like Edward Hopper and David Hockney, while understanding and discovering America’s story through the experimental and contemporary art on display in the Museum.
The venue for the Smithsonian Portrait Gallery and American Art Museum Private tour is the Captain Cook Cruises. You have to get to the National Portrait Gallery at 8th Street & F Street, Washington, DC.
The museum is not pet friendly. However, you are allowed to bring service animals but not emotional support animals.
You can carry your camera, bottled water, and food. Have your food and drinks only in the Courtyard area. The area is wheelchair accessible as ramps are provided on both entrance sides.
4. Date and Time
The private tour dates can be selected based on your preference while booking the tickets.
You can also select the time of your convenience while booking. Various time schedules are available for selection during purchase.
The price of the ticket for the private guided tour is $ 525 and is available on Feverup for sale, and you have to be above 18 years to buy the tickets and enter the museum; so carry your valid ID.
Once the tickets are purchased, no changes will be entertained and the tickets cannot be refunded or modified after purchase.
6. Plan to Explore Washington DC’s Smithsonian Portrait Gallery and American Art Museum Today
- What: Smithsonian Portrait Gallery and American Art Museum Private Tour in Washington DC.
- When: The date can be selected at the time of purchase.
- Where: At Captain Cook Cruise.
- Time: Varied time slots available.
- Tickets: On Feverup.