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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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So worth an early start to arrive on time.

Travelled from Manteo today, we realised the museum was closed on a Monday. Arrived to spend the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Liz H
Kelso, United Kingdom
Art, Concerts, Park, Trails, Food, etc

NCMA has beautiful and moving art. Special exhibits and events make this museum and park a Raleigh... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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 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
+1 919-839-6262
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Travelled from Manteo today, we realised the museum was closed on a Monday. Arrived to spend the afternoon in the West side. It was amazing, the exhibits were laid out so well. We had our favourites, but you need to find these out. Take the...More

Thank Liz H
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

NCMA has beautiful and moving art. Special exhibits and events make this museum and park a Raleigh fav

Thank CarrieJoeNC
Reviewed 3 days ago

Went on a whim. Lots of activities going on, kids stuff, live music, food trucks, walking paths and lots of art. Eclectic mix of artistic endeavors. My favorite was the modern art exhibit. Would recommend.

Thank Rich M
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Just had time to do the outdoor walk, absolutely stunning, can’t wait to go back & spend some time indoors

Thank heyhosooty
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wandered around the exhibits inside and then followed the trails to see the sculptures. Beautiful setting for an outdoor gallery. I will be back again and again I think

Thank Michael H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very good art gallery. The tour guide was extremely knowledgeable. Plan to spend a couple of hours if you want to see both buildings. We were only able to go through one of them. They have a fantastic waking trail if your up to that...More

Thank 71182sac
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited on a Monday and the buildings were closed, but we walked in the sculpture garden. Beautiful with commanding views and sculptures.

Thank Donald W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very enjoyable and educational visit, there is a café on site for coffee drinkers. this is an excellent way to stroll or get some exercise in winter as well.

Thank padmini k
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I am always amazed at the beautiful paintings and art here. I never pass up a chance to take friends and family here for a day out. They also have a restaurant here which is quite good and not to expensive. I will be going...More

Thank afoscouni
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were visiting the area and chanced upon this gem--brilliantly presented iin an architecturally interesting facility, with a friendly staff that really rolled out the welcome mat. And it is free!!! I wish all states had such an offering.

Thank NorthArrow
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22 May 2016|
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Response from ncdiver52 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, open on Sundays but closed on Mondays.
Brent H
6 May 2016|
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Response from Michael F | Reviewed this property |
Free except for special exhibits.
14 January 2016|
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Response from Melissa M | Reviewed this property |
My adult son and I spent 2+ hours enjoying -- and learning from -- this amazing attraction.