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National Gallery of Art

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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

Incredible collection of paintings incorporated with a gallery of presidents as well. You could easily spend two to three days visiting each room of this magnificent museum.

Thank Lms48
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The galleries are fantastic especially van gogh...matisse...the italian masters....really also enjoed the sculptures

Thank Anurag A
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

One of the most beautiful art collections. An opportunity to view some of the world's best classical art! Tastefully curated.

Thank Robyn W
Reviewed 2 days ago

A guide is ideal once they know about the art and the collection. it combines the Portrait gallery with the American art gallery so lots to see. Get some sort of assistance, if not a guide then the audio guide I think. Keep an eye...More

Thank Patzym2014
Reviewed 3 days ago

We visited this phenomenal museum with our daughter while taking in the numerous sites of DC. I personally had no idea that this museum contained some many beautiful works of art. Prepare to spend a minimum of a couple/few hours in order to appreciate this...More

Thank Corey55
Reviewed 4 days ago

My 6 year old is a budding artist so asked to go to the museum. You can't carry a backpack fully on your back - needs to be on one shoulder which was tough when you have stuff for a whole family. We really only...More

Thank akitkat118
Reviewed 4 days ago

Wonderful and awesome museum. All old Dutch and Italian painters. French painters collection too. I was flabbergasted by the beauty of it all. The sculptures of Rodin too. I was amazed and will certainly come back. And for free.

Thank Jeannouel v
Reviewed 4 days ago

The art gallery is huge! I'm surprised and in awe that this place is privately funded also. There is art work from the East all the way to the West. Modern art with a sense of humour is showcased too for the new generation of...More

Thank stargazer99tang
Reviewed 5 days ago

Saw a wonderful photography exhibit by Dawoud.Bey inspired by the bombing of the Birmingham 16th st. Baptist Church in 1963. Going & thoght provoking.

Thank joannkatz
Reviewed 5 days ago

Another one of DC finest places to visit! Beauty ever revolving exhibits. Like all Smithsonian's entry is free. Give yourself a couple of hours if you really like to take in everything.

Thank Lia L
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Carol F
2 August 2018|
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Response from MNRLVEU | Reviewed this property |
The same the best advice is to call the gallery direct, on our recent visit none were on display.
Terri W
18 May 2018|
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Response from Vanessa V | Reviewed this property |
I suggest contacting the gallery directly and have all the relevant information at hand.
30 December 2017|
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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!