THings to do
Most people head to the National Mall for history but you'll find two Smithsonian Museums in Gallery Place: The Portrait Gallery and the American Art Museum.
See American History through paintings and photos of many famous Americans. It is also home to the complete collection of President Portraits.
Across the courtyard, you'll find the American Art Museum featuring art about the American experience, contemporary art, and other special exhibits.
While you are in the neighborhood, don't miss the MLK Library. Explore multiple floors of books and read about MLK and black history in Washington, DC.
Enjoy one of the beloved Jose Andres restaurants while you are in the neighborhood. Try Oyamel (Mexican - pictured), Jaleo (Spanish), or Zaytinya (Mediterranean).