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


METRO

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

BUY PARKING IN ADVANCE

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PARKING GARAGES

The following parking garages are within walking distance of the venue. Please note that The National Theatre cannot guarantee availability. Patrons are encouraged to double-check availability before arriving, since some downtown D.C. businesses are experiencing schedule changes due to Covid-19.

  • 1220 E Street, NW – Enter on E Street between 12th and 13th Streets
  • 1300 Pennsylvania Ave, NW (Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center) – Enter on 13 ½th Street off Pennsylvania Ave
  • 1325 G St, NW – Enter on G Street between 13th and 14th Streets
  • 1331 Pennsylvania Ave, NW – Enter on 13th Street between E and F Streets
  • 1301 Pennsylvania Ave, NW – Enter on 13th Street
  • 1424 F St, NW (The Willard InterContinental) – Enter on F St between 14th and 15th Streets

VALET PARKING

The following locations may have valet parking available. Please note The National Theatre cannot guarantee availability, and valet parking may be dependent on a purchase or dining at the related hotel. Again, patrons are encouraged to double-check availability before arriving, since some downtown D.C. businesses are experiencing schedule changes due to Covid-19.

  • 515 15th St, NW (The W Hotel) – Enter on 15th Street between Pennsylvania Ave and F St
  • 1455 Pennsylvania Ave, NW (The Willard InterContinental) – Enter on Pennsylvania Ave between 14th and 15th Streets
  • 1331 Pennsylvania Ave, NW (The JW Marriott) – Enter on 13th Street between E and F Streets

MOTORCOACHES

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 UnionStationDC.com/Parking or visit our Group Sales page.