Directions & Parking

The National Theatre is located in downtown Washington, DC, along Pennsylvania Avenue and overlooking Freedom Plaza.

1321 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20004


The venue is closest to Metro Center (Red, Orange, Silver, Blue) and Federal Triangle (Orange, Silver, Blue).


There are many parking garages within walking distance of the venue. Please note that The National Theatre cannot guarantee availability. Patrons are encouraged to double-check availability before arriving.

View nearby garages at the “Buy Parking” button below, and guarantee your parking when you buy in advance via ParkWhiz, our official parking partner.


While you are welcome to bring a motorcoach and drop off your group members outside of the theatre, on-site parking is unfortunately not available at our historic downtown venue. The closest parking garage able to accommodate motorcoaches is located at Union Station. For more information, visit or visit our Group Sales page.