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National Gallery of Art

Address: West Building, Constitution Avenue and 6th Avenue, Washington DC, DC 20002 (National Mall)
Phone Number: 202-737-4215
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Ranked #1 of 242 Attractions in Washington DC
Type: Art Museums, Museums
Activities: Group tours/walking tour, Dining, Ice skating
Owner description: One of the world's greatest art museums is comprised of two...
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Type: Art Museums, Museums
Activities: Group tours/walking tour, Dining, Ice skating
Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Owner description: 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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13 reviews 13 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015 NEW

The Gallery of Art is a great place to spend a few hours on a cold winter day. We saw a Degas work...and lots of Greco. Something different to do. Just thought the temp inside was way too hot. It wasn't crowded for a Saturday, and if it was...we couldn't have been able to stay very long.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

Went here the day after Thanksgiving. Saw Degas' Little Dancer and Wyeth paintings as well. The basement level cafe is a great place for lunch! Don't miss the National Gallery!

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Washington Dc, District Of Columbia, Usa
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

The NGA building is a world class masterpiece on its own right. The collection of art and sculpture must count among the finest in the whole world of art history.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

The collection of Presidential portraits were just great - very enjoyable if you like history and the presidents.

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Columbus, OH
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

The national gallery houses one of the world's best art collections. This is a must-see for any art lover and a highlight of a DC trip.

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Newport News, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

There are many beautiful art, such statues, paintings , and drawing. They are amazing. I really enjoy the time when I was there. Wishing one day, I can go there again.

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Dallas, TX
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

The National Gallery of Art never disappoints. Whether one stops for a short break or close study, a special exhibition or the permanent collection, every visit elevates and recharges. Over the years, we've learned that advance planning helps avoid an overwhelming experience simply because the collection is so extensive and the facility so large. One cannot say, "I've seen it"... More 

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Fukuoka, Japan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

It was raining when I went to the museum and I was told to check my umbrella in the coat-check room. It wasn't so bad to wait in line for a few minutes and I checked my bad and jacket as well because you are not allowed to wear backpacks. After the museum, I went to pick up my belongings... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

The National Gallery of Art (NGA) located on The Mall is easily one of the top art museums in the United States and is the 2nd most frequented museum in the country behind only the MET in New York City. Here you can find a wide range of fine art from the Middle Ages to present, representing a 'who's who'... More 

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dc metro area
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

they had a great exhibit re: yoga, but you could also wonder about the museum and see all the other beautiful art, i specially enjoyed the displays of ancient chinese and middle easter countries artifacts

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