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North Carolina Museum of Art

2110 Blue Ridge Rd, Raleigh, NC 27607-6433
+1 919-839-6262
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This museum is so much more than you would imagine. We have come here for several special exhibits... read more

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Wayne T
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Rocky Mount, United States
Just a wonderful idea

This was my second visit to the outdoor sculpture section of the museum (I've not been inside). I... read more

Reviewed 4 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 than 5,000 years, a variety of celebrated exhibitions and public programs, an amphitheater for outdoor performances, and the nation’s largest museum park—164 acres of trails and parkland containing major works of art.
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2110 Blue Ridge Rd, Raleigh, NC 27607-6433
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Reviewed yesterday

This museum is so much more than you would imagine. We have come here for several special exhibits and yesterday the light show was really fun. but this museum has fixed exhibits as well as various traveling exhibits. They sponsor musical events and so much...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

This was my second visit to the outdoor sculpture section of the museum (I've not been inside). I had gone once before on a business trip and when in Raleigh again on vacation with my teenage daughter, wanted to share it with her. We both...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was an amazing experience, the exhibits we're so captivating. Before I knew it I was there for 3 hours and didn't even realize it. I took lots of photos to remember it for years to come.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We thoroughly enjoyed our visit and spent about two hours touring the various galleries in both the East and West Buildings. We also walked a bit outside on the trails. If we lived in Raleigh, we'd probably come by often to walk our dog on...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This museum is up there with major U.S. city collections-carefully chosen pieces, beautifully curated, especially the posted information for various pieces-eye opening and interesting. The restaurant looked nice but was busy when I came, so I opted for a sandwich from a cart near museum...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In March each year, the museum has its very popular Art in Bloom weekend, in which area florists are asked to come up with an arrangement inspired by an assigned piece of art. The 50 displays were very interesting. The museum has a pretty impressive,...More

Thank Peter B
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The extensive collection indoors was delightfully complemented by the varied and whimsical assemblage of outdoor sculptures, including some excellent Rodin castings. By far, however, my particular favorite was the five-part altar-screen by Giotto, originally installed in the Church of Santa Croce in Florence.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Coming from a big city with the #2 art museum in the nation, the NC Museum of Art is quickly becoming a contender with its exhibitions. They are always very interesting and engaging. Most current Art in Bloom, floral arrangements inspired by works of art....More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very much enjoyed a visit to the art museum and the surrounding grounds. Most interesting exhibits. Lots of free parking and easy to find.

Thank JohnandBetsey
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Its a great place to spend the day. Walk around outside there is a garden, take a break at the café. There is two big buildings, remember to stop at the gift shop.

Thank Connie W
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dowings1
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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
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Response from ncdiver52 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, open on Sundays but closed on Mondays.
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