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North Carolina Museum of Art

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Address: 2110 Blue Ridge Rd, Raleigh, NC 27607
Phone Number: 919 839 6262
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Tue - Thu 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fri 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Description: One of the leading art museums in the American South, the North Carolina...
One of the leading art museums in the American South, the North Carolina Museum of Art (NCMA) recently completed a major, three-year expansion that places it in the front ranks of museums nationwide. The NCMA offers a permanent collection spanning more than 5,000 years, a variety of celebrated exhibitions and public programs, an amphitheater for outdoor performances, and the nation’s largest museum park—164 acres of trails and parkland containing major works of art.
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Very Nice Can see it in 2-hours

Loved this art museum. I love how you can see the whole place in less than 2 hours--the big art museums are so huge -you cant enjoy all there is to see and so tired after... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 24, 2015
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Tampa, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

Loved this art museum. I love how you can see the whole place in less than 2 hours--the big art museums are so huge -you cant enjoy all there is to see and so tired after walking..This place is perfect ,it also has a little restaurant to eat inside or grab a coffee. Sculptures and the modern art was so... More 

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Antananarivo, Madagascar
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73 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Enjoyed an evening with the Punch Brothers in the Museum Park Theater: Listening to excellent music when drinking a fresh Pinot Gris is great!

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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35 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

This is a favorite of ours, great venue for films or concerts. This is a jewel in Raleigh. Great seats even on the lawn. Good food and not bad for purchasing spirits, just wine and beer and its best to buy a bottle if wine is your choice.

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Easton
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Like the St. Petersburg Art Museum, the North Carolina Museum of Art is a small local museum that has beautiful representative paintings illustrating the history of art. Art lovers will find surprises throughout the collection and neophytes will discover a shrine of beauty that will divert and enthrall them for a couple of hours--an oasis of spiritual refuge from North... More 

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Charlotte, NC
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Girls weekend trip. Art was OK. I have seen better museums. One section had nude sculptures which we could not let them see (kids). A lot of area was under construction. Outside area nice where outside events on weekends.free to get in and frr parking.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Although I don't like art too much, the NC Museum of Art is a great collection of pieces that will keep you occupied for hours!

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fitchburg ma
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5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Great museum inside and out! the kids, 17,17, and 23 enjoyed it as much as we did. Lots of nice walking trails outside! The only draw back was not enough benches outside to rest on a hot day, or simply to enjoy the beauty of the park. We would come back again.

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Cary, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

On many Friday evenings, the Museum has a band playing near the restaurant. Some dance, some listen, and some just chat - or they tour the museum with music wafting in the background. Excellent way to wind down after the week!

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

The exhibits are always beautiful. Friday night has a band or other musicians and it's a nice meet and mingle. Come alone or bring a friend, you'll have a good time either way.

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Bismarck, North Dakota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Wonderful museum in a great setting and even better restaurant It was easy to work your way through and the lighting works well. The outdoor sculpture garden is a favorite. Went for lunch and it was wonderful - started with mimosas. Be sure to make reservations.

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Additional Information about North Carolina Museum of Art

Address: 2110 Blue Ridge Rd, Raleigh, NC 27607
Phone Number: 919 839 6262
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Raleigh
Open Hours:
Sunday 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 - 9:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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