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Address: Washington DC, DC
Phone Number: 202-338-3552
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Description: Museum home of 200 sculptures and paintings, as well as African art...
Museum home of 200 sculptures and paintings, as well as African art, housed in an elaborate Philip Johnson-designed building.
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Closed in August through Labor Day 2015

This is a wonderful place to visit, particularly if you like comtemparay architecture (Phillipe Johnson designed home), impressionist and modern paintings and sculptures. It is a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
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Chevy Chase, Maryland

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Chevy Chase, Maryland
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55 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

This is a wonderful place to visit, particularly if you like comtemparay architecture (Phillipe Johnson designed home), impressionist and modern paintings and sculptures. It is a short taxi ride from downtown. Both the indoor space and the outdoor gardens are oh so splendid--a very unique place any where on earth. The best way is by taking a tour Friday or... More 

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Saint Augustine, Florida
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11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Originally a private home to David and Carmen Kreeger, even while they lived there, it was a museum and designed to entertain. From Renoir, Monet, Picasso and more; there are amazing pieces here from all styles of art. The home itself is very contemporary in design and there are amazing contemporary pieces as well. There is plenty of time and... More 

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Arkansas
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111 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Note that there are specific times and days for tours. Small collection, great staff, interesting property, Very limited parking

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london
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11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

The Kreeger Museum is tucked away on the north-western side of DC, in a mainly residential neighbourhood and close to a section of Rock Creek Park. As if it that wasn't enough, it is only open on certain days of the week and often requires pre-booking. Having said all that, it is absolutely worth visiting. The museum is chock-full of... More 

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Falls Church, Virginia
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75 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

I had a groupon to visit the Kreeger. Was really not expecting much but had always wanted to see the building. What a surprise to find not only a splendid piece of architecture but the most fabulous collection of Impressionist and Modern art. Being able to see Monets, VanGogh, Sisley, Cezanne, juxtapositioned with Picasso and Kandinsky was beyond wonderful. It... More 

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McLean, Virginia
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46 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

The Kreeger Museum is a gift to the city by the founder of GEICO. The home was designed by Phillip Johnson in the 1960's, and is full of impressionist and modern paintings and sculpture, including many by local artists. I went with friends on a weekday for a guided tour. For $10 it's a bargain. Parking is available.

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Chesterland, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 321 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

This site reflects many reviews that the Kreeger is a hidden gem, and it is. It probably isn’t more famous because it’s just a little bit out of the way. While in Washington D.C., it is a good 20 minutes from the National Mall and not easy to get to via public transportation. Whether you have your own car or... More 

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Vienna, Virginia
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53 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

This museum is not open every day. Be sure to check their website. I visited on a Saturday afternoon and was just in time to catch a one-hour tour of the building and art. I'm so glad I did because I would have had an incomplete visit without it, I believe. The museum was built to be both a home... More 

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San Leandro, California
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5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

As a mature art enthusiast I have loved the discovery of private collections staged in grand 'homes' around the USA (e.g. the extraordinary Di Rosa Preserve in Napa, the fabulous Weisman Art Foundation north of LA, Isabella Stewart Gardner in Boston, etc). The Kreeger, likewise, provides an opportunity to vicariously soak up the artistic wealth of another American art benefactor... More 

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Washington, DC
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 via mobile

The Kreeger is a private museum in DC on Foxhall Road. The museum is chock full of beautiful artwork - paintings, sculptures and prints by Picasso, Bonnard, Braque, Chagall among many others, such as renowned modern Washington painters like Gene Davis and Thomas Downing. There are beautiful sculptures outside and on the grounds. The house itself is gorgeous- designed by... More 

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Address: Washington DC, DC
Phone Number: 202-338-3552
Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC

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