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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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The Jewel of the triangle

Art so wonderus you will have to pinch yourself. Walking trails and world class statuary abound... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Wayne W
Raleigh, North Carolina
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NC Museum of Art

We stopped in on Black Friday to enjoy a little culture and stay away from the malls. They were... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Charmain D
Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
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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 yesterday via mobile

Art so wonderus you will have to pinch yourself. Walking trails and world class statuary abound. Enjoy the cuisine of Iris’s and the museums gift shop which is filled with unique items. Entree is FREE.. your tax dollars actually doing as intended providing for all...More

Thank Wayne W
Reviewed 5 days ago

We stopped in on Black Friday to enjoy a little culture and stay away from the malls. They were showcasing Ebony Fashion. The exhibition explores the 50-year history of the Ebony Fashion Fair (1958–2009). It was great reminiscing about the fashions through the years! The...More

Thank Charmain D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Close to Crabtree mall.. recommend three hours to spend here.. staff very nice.. they have hands on exhibits too great for the kids.. there a nice restaurant location on the premises

Thank Dee22321205
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a wonderful museum with a great variety of art from different periods set in spacious buildings, with the additional bonus of sculptures (many by Rodin) set amongst plantings and a walkway outside. The museum's regular exhibits are free, which makes this an exceptional...More

Thank AVLwriter
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you're visiting or live within a three hour radius of Raleigh, this should easily be on the top of your list as a half to all day adventure. We opted for the all day option because the museum park which is easily the largest...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Easy acess to this museum. Plenty of parking. And admission is free. They have two buildings - one with changeable exhibits plus special exhibits (slight charge for these). Loved the African exhibit there now. Permanent exhibits in the 2nd building include Renaisance and some impressionist...More

Thank lpear2014
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Love the NCMA. It has something for everyone. We went to the Ebony Fashion Fair exhibit and it is beautifully done. Wander the grounds, walk the Blue loop to see the outdoor installations. It is my favorite place in Raleigh

Thank SammyHam
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

our nearby Museum of Art has great holdings and has several special events each year. On par with much larger cities. We are fortunate to have this facility so close and inexpensive. Great concerts as well.

Thank Feed4ward
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited on a beautiful day in October. The Rodin exhibit was impressive. Walking the trail was fun, especially love the chairs in the trees.

Thank morgana254
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful art, beautiful building and there is an amazing walking path there you can spend the whole day. There is even a restaurant i have never eaten there but there is one 😀

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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.