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National Gallery of Art

6th Street and Constitution Avenue, Washington DC, DC 20002
+1 202-737-4215
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One of the world's greatest art museums is comprised of two buildings: one holds paintings from the 13th through the 18th centuries and the other exhibits modern art.
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  • Very good14%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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6th Street and Constitution Avenue, Washington DC, DC 20002
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+1 202-737-4215
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The place is huge! The West Bldg is the original complimented by the later East Building . We only had time to visit a fraction of the West Building collection of Dutch Masters. One can spend a week here and still not appreciate all of...More

Thank Ntrekker
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is the most beautiful (and free) art gallery!! Their Impressionists permanent collection is one of the best in the world and we always love returning to see the Renoir, Monet, Manet, Degas, Cezanne, Van Gogh paintings. Many paintings that you have seen on note...More

Thank Terry K
Reviewed yesterday

My biggest complaint of evry museum visited in D.C. was the rudeness of the security staff, no smiles, no please or thank you, etc. This museum is popular so long lines can be found.

Thank rebecarpisces
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Only able to spend about three hours total over a couple of days here, and only in the Western Wing - more modern art, and French art, among others. Still have SO much to see. Incredibly well laid out, with excellent lighting, and descriptions. Audio...More

Thank PublicHealthRxDoc
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My adult daughter and I visited and enjoyed it very much. The gallery of presidential portraits was very interesting. Also special exhibits were good. A little too much military influence for my taste. Museum is open later than most of the other Smithsonian museums which...More

Thank Sewbusymom
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

If you like the impressionists then be sure to see the west gallery, the east gallery has American artists. Seeing the only da Vinci in the U.S. was amazing, and the artworks were so beautiful and as alive as though they were painted this century,...More

Thank Laura W
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Lots of incredible art to view! We saw art from Leonardo da Vinci, Dega, Cezanne, Rembrandt, Monet, Manet, Van Gogh, and many many more. Fantastic to be so close to such an incredible collection.

Thank TalSmh
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A great art gallery mostly paintings . Some very good ones others I just do not get. You could easily spend a few hours here. Not the best for small children.

Thank John C
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I would recommend looking up highlights and speaking with a volunteer an the entrance to make sure you know where they are unless you plan to see the whole place. There are an east and west building. The east has modern paintings. Things like Andy...More

Thank Jimmy P
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Surprised to find how many European originals are housed here. Worth a visit but decide what you want to see unless you're very patient.

Thank Jonathan_54
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27 August 2017|
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Response from NGAcommunications |
Yes, the National Gallery of Art is a federally funded museum and would close in case on government shutdown.
Jim R
12 May 2017|
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Response from gypsygrandma1 | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can be dropped right at the handicapped entrance. I am not sure if they have wheelchairs or scooters available. You can check their website. It is very user friendly with ramps and elevators and super nice staff!
Diana H
3 May 2017|
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