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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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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

All I can say is that you can easily spend two days in the Gallery. I recommend you go in with a plan Get a map and locate the art you want to see Also it seems most people don’t realize that they have a...More

Thank Bubba D
Reviewed 2 days ago

I visited for the Vermeer exhibit. If you like sculpture and paintings, prepared to be wowed by this place. It was an almost overwhelming amount of beautiful paintings. They even have a DaVinci. There is no charge to visit. If I lived in this area...More

Thank DEBarbie
Reviewed 4 days ago

I had never seen the National Gallery before this visit, and I was unprepared for the amazing collection and building interiors. I was lucky enough to be there for a collection of Dutch portrait art, but that was only one sample of a huge range...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Went for the Vermeer exhibit and wondered why we had not visited in so long. Permanent collection a great grouping of genres and periods.

Thank alwoh
Reviewed 5 days ago

A lot of the artwork is European, so if you are looking for United States culture in art I suggest the Portrait Gallery instead. However there are many amazing masterpieces here which are a must see.

Thank Kristina W
Reviewed 5 days ago

The National Gallery of Art is simply massive and has portraits that commemorate great Americans - including the native Americans who were here for centuries. My personal favorite was the Presidents Gallery and the Civil War Exhibit. It's a very big place and can take...More

Thank sushobhan3216
Reviewed 6 days ago

Less crowded than the Met in NY. It has a feeling of gracious space. I enjoy relaxing for a few moments at a time in one of the spacious glassed in courtyards & the art collection is superb.

Thank dcrnj
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are in DC be sure and stop by the National Gallery and catch a free art show that will make your day. Great collection of contemporary art that is constantly being reworked along with interesting special shows of single artists or group shows...More

Thank Paul G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My second visit centered around the soon-to-end Vermeer exhibit which was beautifully curated. You can spend days here. The ground floor cafe closed at 3 pm Saturday which made the one downstairs a madhouse so I scratched that idea.

Thank TB827
Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived at 10:30 am for 11 a.m opening time of the museum. We waited only a few minutes outside before we were allowed inside and could check our coats. It took about 45 minutes to get into the exhibit. The crowds were intense but...More

Thank lynn p
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30 December 2017|
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Response from Ted_Caylus | Reviewed this property |
21st January 2018. Not easy to see Vermeers in the US, so well worth a special trip to visit this exhibition!
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30 December 2017|
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Response from trueblue121 | Reviewed this property |
We spent between 3-4 hours there.
7 November 2017|
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Response from FJGonzalezG | Reviewed this property |
I visited midday on a weekday, and there was no line. Though busy, it was not crowded.