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North Carolina Museum of Art

Closed Now: 10:00 - 17:00
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Beautiful Museum

We came recently to see the Monet exhibit, but have visited occasionally over the past few years... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
therustictraveler
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Seoul, South Korea
larger than I thought. Docent Doug was helpful.

Rodin exhibit superb. Lots of places to sit and look. I tried to find dogs in the pictures... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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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
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We came recently to see the Monet exhibit, but have visited occasionally over the past few years. The museum underwent a complete overhaul a few years ago and the space has greatly improved. Staff are friendly and helpful. It is easy to spend the whole...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Rodin exhibit superb. Lots of places to sit and look. I tried to find dogs in the pictures. Especially enjoyed looking at Christian pieces. Sculptures were wondeful. Moving exhibits were fascinating.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Sue M
Reviewed 4 days ago

Recently expanded the African collection over to the new building they have their paid exhibits in. Didn’t realize it but you can see the African collection without having to pay. Nice selection of their permanent collection on display in the other building. They have added...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The NCMA has a fabulous, varied permanent collection which is always worth visiting. The objective this week was to see the Georgia O’Keefe exhibit and it did not disappoint. There is such a wide variety of styles she explored not to mention her unusual subjects...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Sally W
Reviewed 1 week ago

A little pricey for the Okeefe exhibit but outstanding exhibit. Museum gave a military discount, thank you. A peaceful afternoon and thoroughly enjoyable

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank marcoT2699XA
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visit to the museum is easy, but for the special exhibitions, reservations recommended before you go. Small directional signs direct you to the beautiful buildings and grounds. Free Parking area is very nice, and easy for handicap accessibility. Staff is extremely helpful with assistance and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Linda U
Reviewed 1 week ago

NCMA is a beautiful museum with beautiful grounds. The O'Keefe exhibit was kind of a mixed bag. Fairly limited number of O'Keefe's works along with a few good contemporary works and a lot of pretty mediocre material, and some needlessly vulgar. (I didn't notice any...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This museum is always worth the visit, but the special O’Keefe exhibit was outstanding! Go soon, as it will be leaving on Jan. 20th.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Zmeme
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The enterance was confusing but once in the volunteers and staff were so welcoming. I was surprised about the extensive contemporary collection. There is an electronic interactive exhibit that wowed adults and kids. The sourounding Park is massive with hiking trails. City folk need that...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank The88
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband & I go to this museum every few years - usually for one of the special exhibits. This weekend we planned for the "Beyond: Georgia O'Keefe & Contemporary Art" exhibit. We had a nice time - especially enjoyed an immersive room experience with...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Marykay K
14 January 2019|
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Response from 24lorraineS | Reviewed this property |
The Audubon book and exhibit will be opening in February- it is free and well worth viewing! The next big event is Art in Bloom happening the end of March. A wonderful floral exhibit by 30 or so floral designers who... More
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Marykay K
14 January 2019|
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Yes, approx $20.00 per adult ticket. There are discounts for students, seniors, etc. The exhibit runs through 1/20 so it’s closing soon and worth the cost!
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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.
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