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National Gallery of Art

6th Street and Constitution Avenue, Washington DC, DC 20002
+1 202-737-4215
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Renegade Group Tour of the National Gallery of Art
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One of the world's greatest art museums is comprised of two buildings: one holds paintings from the 13th through the 18th centuries and the other exhibits modern art.
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  • Very good14%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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6th Street and Constitution Avenue, Washington DC, DC 20002
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is just a must do for all ages Both the East building and west building are a must do... you might need an entire day if you love art .. this is equally great with kids .. great gift shop and really fun cafeteria.....More

Thank darlynec2017
Reviewed 2 days ago

Every time I visit Washington DC, I go to the National Gallery of Art. It always satisfies my need to view art. We took the time to go to the Roof Terrace of the East Building and saw the huge, electric blue Han/Cock by Katharina...More

Thank adoral955
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a great art museum and they even have a favorite artist of mine, Casper David Freidrich. The museum usually rotates in visiting exhibits which is nice because locals can keep coming back.

Thank neeko215
Reviewed 3 days ago

Spent a good 3 hours in here and still didn't see it all. Some beautiful paintings. Well worth a visit. And it's free entry.

Thank Pamela W
Reviewed 3 days ago

The East Wing of the National Gallery is a beautiful I.M. Pei building designed to showcase Modern Art. The central atrium is stunning. The underground passageway to the West Wing of the complex is fun (and saves going outside into the heat). Be sure to...More

Thank Bill M
Reviewed 3 days ago

Lovely open feel to the building. Well worth a look for there are some surprising exhibits! Lots of famous painters.

Thank MariaTamworth
Reviewed 4 days ago

One of the best art collections in America and there was no cost to enter. One of the best displays in Washinton

Thank tsacarmel
Reviewed 5 days ago

We enjoyed an evening in this gallery. It's about perfect size - plenty of styles, a lot of masterpieces, but at the same time not too overwhelming. I joined a guided tour and the lady was absolutely great! And the fact it's free makes it...More

1  Thank heckfy
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Tons of great work by many world renown artists. If your local art gallery than you really should't miss this if you are in the area. Bit of a walk between buildings, so that's a bit of a pain.

Thank James M
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The National Gallery is a national treasure and is not to be missed. Just wandering among the many works of art is a respite from the frenzy of daily life. Much history can be learned from observing the many works - but it is also...More

Thank GaGirlWalking
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daylily984
28 August 2017|
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Yes, the National Gallery of Art is a federally funded museum and would close in case on government shutdown.
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Jim R
13 May 2017|
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Response from gypsygrandma1 | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can be dropped right at the handicapped entrance. I am not sure if they have wheelchairs or scooters available. You can check their website. It is very user friendly with ramps and elevators and super nice staff!
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Diana H
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