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National Gallery of Art

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Address: West Building, Constitution Avenue and 6th Avenue, Washington DC, DC 20002
Phone Number: 202-737-4215
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Sun 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Activities: Group tours/walking tour, Dining, Ice skating
Description: One of the world's greatest art museums is comprised of two buildings: one...
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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Must See West Wing of National Gallery of Art

Too much to see. Worth every minute. The architecture is fantastic, galleries mesmerize and the coffee shop/restaurant is charming.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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Crofton, Maryland

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Crofton, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Too much to see. Worth every minute. The architecture is fantastic, galleries mesmerize and the coffee shop/restaurant is charming.

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Windsor, Canada
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

great collection. Too much for one visit alone. Not too crowded which is a nice change from most of the places on the mall

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Many Italians in the ancient wing. But the new wing has good modern. Most important is that the entrance is free

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North Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

This gallery is excellent and extensive, displaying all periods from early masters to impressionists to abstract art. Many galleries within the building, a decent cafe, and a very large, quality gift shop.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Fantastic array of exhibits and absolutely huge. Several hours of entertainment and could get lost it is so large. Well worth the time spent and conveniently located near the Smithsonians and Newseum.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

If you like art this is the place for you. My daughters both love art had loved going through the gallery. The sculpture garden outside was great as well.

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Graham, Texas
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

This was on the list of things to do but for a family or person who is not that well versed in ART you will not enjoy! I mean if you seen one picture or statue you seen them all.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

I have been coming here for years and years, and it always makes me feel good. Also, it's amazing all of this is available for free! - I love the little gardens on either side; worth a sit and take in your surroundings! - the 1 hour general tour is really good; do this if it's your first time -... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Visited just to meet up with friends and view the two photo exhibits, "In Light of the Past" and "The Memory of Time." It's good to go to just see one or two exhibits and spend an hour or two rather than trying to "see it all."

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Loved everything! We were unable to see exhibit i 3 hours. I would suggest do this one museum for an entire day. Its worth it,

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Additional Information about National Gallery of Art

Address: West Building, Constitution Avenue and 6th Avenue, Washington DC, DC 20002
Phone Number: 202-737-4215
Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > National Mall
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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