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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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6th Street and Constitution Avenue, Washington DC, DC 20002
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is a wonderful collection of art which no one should miss. There are a wide variety of paintings and all are worthwhile. Plan to spend the day here. It will take that long to see everything.

Thank Kent F F
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It was a beautiful building worthy of all the wonderful art inside. There was a good collection of the famous and not-so famous. The flow around the building was a little herky jerky, which was my only complaint. It was nice that there weren't a...More

Thank mauiwolf
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This museum is chock full of not only works of great artists, but also some of the most beautiful examples of their work. I think you could go through the entire collection, without knowing a thing about art and just admire the beauty. (But be...More

Thank David M
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I visited it in August 2016. Was a good and interesting museum with a broad collection. Worth to go there when you're in to this.

Thank JorritLevels
Reviewed 4 days ago

Roshna, owner of Wandering Docents, was our private guide and we enjoyed two delightful hours exploring and learning in the NGA with her. Post lunch so my attention span could have been challenged but seeing the European Masters and beautiful French works resulted in a...More

1  Thank rsanders2016
Reviewed 4 days ago

Art is categorized into subjects such as bread, lunchboxes...many memories-glass everywhere. Taking the water taxi over to the site is also an extra treat.

Thank Margaret L
Reviewed 5 days ago

We spent hours going through the collection here with our kids. There is so much to see and the kid's area is engaging. Worth a visit for art lovers and those looking to learn more.

Thank Ruth M
Reviewed 5 days ago

There is something here for everyone who loves art even a little bit--remember there are two buildings. If you want to see more traditional art then start on one side, there is also a sculpture garden.

Thank Lamouria B
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great art in an amazing building. And since it's free, you can check everything with no hurry and go back the next day to finish your tour - cause it is a lot to see. Loved it!

Thank Melissa P
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Really enjoyed my visit here. Incredible depth and breadth of work here. Every room had wonderful pieces. Rivals the National Gallery in London and the Art Institute of Chicago. Very good garden cafe in the lower level.

Thank Piero M
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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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Response from drkathleen2 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it is open on weekends. It is always free admission!! A must see!