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National Gallery of Art

6th Street and Constitution Avenue NW, Washington DC, DC 20002
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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 yesterday via mobile

The National Gallery of Art is wonderful, and, like all the Smithsonian Museums, entry is free. Whatever your taste in art, you will find excellent representative pieces here. If you only have a short time, at least do the self-guided highlights tour. The Garden Cafe...More

Thank Deborah1150
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Reviewed yesterday

You must go. Does it need saying? I have visited many times since age two and will never exhaust the resources of this museum. I was here most recently for the temporary Vermeer exhibit and will go next for the gallery tour of the Easter...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

The National Gallery of Art (NGA) in Washington D.C. is a beautiful neoclassical building which offers many fine examples of traditional paintings and statues of historical importance. It also offers free concerts in one of the lovely atria on select Sundays, first come first served....More

Thank Karen M
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Having read in the New York Times about a new exhibit, we decided to check it out and went to see an exhibit entitled "Outliers and American Vanguard Art". It was most unusual, thorough and well-presented. The curator had clearly investigated the subject matter and...More

Thank bfindysz
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is a very beautiful museum. Just the structure and halls are amazing to look at. It has paintings and sculptures. Some of the most famous Van Gogh and Monet. This is the only museum in America which has a Leonardo Da Vinci s painting....More

Thank 3gautamk
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The buildings themselves are fantastic. We specifically went to see the Impressionists painting and we were not disappointed. You can walk through a tunnel to the second building.

Thank JiJi J
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Reviewed 1 week ago

An absolutely stunning collection of art in a marvelous building. And all for free. Thoroughly enjoyed our vist here!

Thank Jan_in_Mount_Vernon
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It can be confusing, but the National Gallery of Art houses several collections including the Portrait Gallery (of American presidents) as well as modern art and amazing traveling exhibits.

Thank Jessica C
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We only had an extra 1.5 hours left in Washington DC so we chose this museum. Great collection from all the masters! Will be back when we have more time!

Thank mwpnewport
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful and serene. My wife and I strolled through the main gallery and found it romantic and just a great way to spend the day. The modern art building was quite a contrast since there was a signing of sorts going on and the place...More

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JRWarburton
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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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Response from trueblue121 | Reviewed this property |
We spent between 3-4 hours there.
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Marilyn540
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.
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