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Address: 1600 21st St. N.W., Washington DC, DC 20006
Phone Number: 202 387 2151
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Description: "Americas First Museum of American Art" boasts a collection of over 2,500...
"Americas First Museum of American Art" boasts a collection of over 2,500 19th and 20th-century masters, both American and European, including Renoir, Picasso, Gauguin, Manet, OKeefe and more.
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One of the Best Museums in DC

The is America's first museum of modern art. The Renoir's "Luncheon of the Boating Party" is the super star painting that draws so many of the visitors. This collection also... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

The is America's first museum of modern art. The Renoir's "Luncheon of the Boating Party" is the super star painting that draws so many of the visitors. This collection also includes the largest of Bonnard's paintings outside of France. Yes, this is a private museum so there is a fee but worth it. Safe to say that those who are... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

It was nice to see the collection with so much variety. I think collections like this are harder to find nowadays. It is worth your time to visit.

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Mbabane, Swaziland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

What I liked most about the art collection was that many of the works were new to me. They represent many famous artists, but I was able to view works of art that I hadn't seen before in books or publications. It was very fun to see a work of art and focus on recognizing the style or subject matter... More 

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Miami
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

This museum is housed in a modern building and a historic house. Along with the outstanding art, visitors enjoy seeing how the wealthy lived at the start of the 20th century. Amazing collections including impressionists to modern art.

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Rolling Meadows, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

I never heard of this art museum in any of my previous stays here, but I looked a little harder for something different and this certainly didn't disappoint. There are basically three attached museums here, some of my highlights were extensive collections of Georges Rorealt, Paul Klee, Mark Rothke, Jacob Lawrence, Degas, and Morris Graves.

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Bali, Indonesia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Relatively small with an eclectic mix of works...very well presented with quality pieces of art. Cappuccino in cafe was best coffee we've had in U.S.A. for the past 15 days

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Charleston, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Beautiful building, excellent collections, fun neighborhood, but my, the staff is snooty. Try to hear a concert in the music room.

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Boca Raton, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Hidden art treasures not to be seen elsewhere: Renoir, VanGogh, Modigliani, Picasso, etc all from a private eclectic collection well presented in an historic home.

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Princeton, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

One of the nicest private collection in the country! Close to DuPont Circle, pretty expensive, but you do not want to miss it! Check every room and try the wax room, the smell is very sweet but if you close your eyes you may well dream to be anywhere in the world! Plan a couple of hours if you really... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

The Phillips Collection houses an exceptional, well curated collection of 20th century art by such masters as Degas, Van Gogh, Renoir, Picasso, Klee, and many others and includes many iconic works most know only by seeing them in art books.. The museum also presents special exhibits, Man Ray when we visited. The museum's medium size is perfect for allowing visitors... More 

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Address: Address: 1600 21st St. N.W., Washington DC, DC 20006
Phone Number: 202 387 2151
Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > Dupont Circle

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