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National Gallery of Art

6th Street and Constitution Avenue NW, Washington DC, DC 20002
+1 202-737-4215
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We belong to you. The National Gallery of Art—the nation’s museum—preserves, collects, exhibits, & fosters understanding of works of art.
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6th Street and Constitution Avenue NW, Washington DC, DC 20002
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+1 202-737-4215
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The museum offers many pieces from different times in history. The museum is quite big so I definitely would prepare for a bit of walking around. The national art gallery is a beautiful building itself. There are many couches throughout the museum to sit and...More

Thank Jason C
Reviewed yesterday

I was so lucky to be visiting DC when they were featuring a Vemeer exhibit and the Dutch Masters. This massive museum houses many beautiful works of art. I absolutely love to visit and it is a "must do" when I travel to DC

Thank travelbug02818
Reviewed yesterday

When you travel to Washington DC, you need to go to the National Gallery of Art. I only spent 3 hours there and basically got to see the first floor and part of the second. We didn’t make it to the east building. It was...More

Thank jfgoodwill
Reviewed yesterday

With this being our first trip to DC., we took our 14 year old grand daughter who enjoys drawing small pictures to the Art Gallery. We was amazed on how she loved several of the artist and planted herself in front of their portraits just...More

Thank kling167
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The East building houses all the contemporary art and easy to see all the displays. There are elevators in each building and a people mover connecting to the West building which houses art pieces as early as 15th century. Even the people mover is a...More

Thank FLChristianMom
Reviewed 2 days ago

It is not the Louvre, but they have an elite selection on display from Jan Van Eyck, Leonardo da Vinci, Raphael, El Greco, Bernini, Vermeer, Monet, Van Gogh, Matisse, Picasso, and Cezanne.

Thank Floridian_2009
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I was completely thrilled, room after room. Each turn was packed with the worlds best artists. I have never been there before. I thought you had to go to Europe to see this many Masters all together. They had a "Vermeer and Masters" show when...More

Thank abudd77
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

If you have time , this exposition is a must for lovers of Vermeer. It will be open until January 2018

Thank GarryausPs
Reviewed 3 days ago

Well presented and described exhibit concentrating on a couple of well know Dutch painters including Vermeer, We attended the free lecture before viewing the paintings which really added to our understanding and appreciation of these masters. The venues are free, it wasn’t too crowded so...More

Thank deborahmattie
Reviewed 4 days ago

Do not expect the local art museum. This place is very special. You will not see a Rembrandt. You will see a room full of them. The museum is extremely extensive but laid out in such a way that you can wander and sample or...More

Thank Rickwine
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6 November 2017|
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Response from MissW55 | Reviewed this property |
friday, not busy, but was in october
6 November 2017|
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Response from Christine S | Reviewed this property |
We visited this museum on a Sunday morning in late October. There were no lines at all. The building is very modern and very accessible. I don't know if wheelchairs are available.
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.