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North Carolina Museum of Art

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I love our state museum! The quality of curated exhibits, in addition to their own collection is... read more

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Worth the occasional visit

I love the museum. I recently took some visitors from Canada and they really enjoyed it. I was a... read more

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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One of the leading art museums in the American South, the North Carolina Museum of Art (NCMA) recently completed a major, three-year expansion that places it in the front ranks of museums nationwide. The NCMA offers a permanent collection spanning...more
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2110 Blue Ridge Rd, Raleigh, NC 27607-6433
+1 919-839-6262
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Reviewed today

I love our state museum! The quality of curated exhibits, in addition to their own collection is second to none. We went for the exhibit, The Beyond: Georgia O'Keefe and Contemporary Art, but was blown away by the photography exhibit, Candida Höfer in Mexico. I...More

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Reviewed yesterday

I love the museum. I recently took some visitors from Canada and they really enjoyed it. I was a little disappointed with the Georgia OKeefe exhibit - there were more pictures from other artists than from her, and we paid to see her. Even with...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

If the weather is good, plan to walk the outside paths of various lengths. Hilly terrain and interesting installments make the museum park fun. The museum regularly hosts stellar special exhibits. The gift store features gifts for kids and adults.

Thank 49463Joanne
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Recently opened and there through most of January, this exhibit is well worth a visit. It includes O’Keeffe’s works as well as several contemporary artists who were influenced by her work. These works are varied and very interesting. Hofer’s photos are outstanding large shots of...More

Thank 24lorraineS
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited the museum on a whim and were very happy we did. Expansive property to roam and galleries display a wide range of art and made for a wonderful afternoon with our family.

Thank Hal G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Everyone said this is the place to go for out of town era and so we visited Restaurant for dinner and the service was excellent and the food was cooked to perfection. The restaurant was an experience because it was a barn style place but...More

Thank jilly06bean
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When we first walked in, we saw a lot of the more modern art, which frankly isn't our thing and weren't too sure how we would feel. The further into the museum we went though, we saw some amazing pieces of history! I especially enjoyed...More

Thank Jessica C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We opted to roam around the free part of the museum. Absolutely wonderful. An amazing building, a beautiful park, and a nice selection of pieces to admire and contemplate. Go for the building alone! We will go back and pay for the other galleries.

Thank macsterling
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very excited visit, paints and sculptures from 1400-1900. This is a place to learn, enjoy and grow intellectually. Nice spacious rooms. Excellent experience.

Thank Mariluce A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were so impressed with our visit we decided to obtain a senior membership and are now on their mailing list. The museum grounds are awesome, with various works of art on display, there is even a bike trail, folks were bringing their bikes to...More

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28 June 2018|
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Response from Qtfish | Reviewed this property |
The permanent collection has not fee but the specials exhibits like the light show do have a fee.
30 March 2018|
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Response from Natgrip | Reviewed this property |
not, necessarily child geared, no. It is more of an adult, quiet space, art museum. Unless your child is the quiet, reserved artsy type. However, the outside campus is definitely child friendly, with a long walking path... More
22 May 2016|
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Response from ncdiver52 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, open on Sundays but closed on Mondays.