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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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Wonderful museum

This could definitely have been a longer visit for us, but time was limited. We viewed both gallery buildings, and were very impressed with the collections there, both the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 4, 2015
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Fort Worth
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Fort Worth
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW via mobile

This could definitely have been a longer visit for us, but time was limited. We viewed both gallery buildings, and were very impressed with the collections there, both the permanent and temporary. Remarkable and broad is the best description I have. And the buildings are very nice, situated off the beaten path and surround by nature. The onsite restaurant also... More 

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

Our docent gave us a choice to either go to the modern or traditional art section, we chose traditional. She gave nice stories about several of the pieces that made the visit well worth the trip. The tour time varies depending on weekend or week day, our was on a weekday at 10:30am. There are different docents that do the... More 

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Palm Harbor, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

This is a very nicely done museum. The permanent collections include ancient Egyptian works, Italian Renessaince works, and others. No admission fee, so please make a donation in the box. We came on a Friday night and were delighted by the live music. This museum is highly recommended.

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Cary, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

This gallery had been closed for renovation and is now open and should not be missed. There is a vast array of artifacts beautifully displayed. Accompanying the items, on the wall are very well written explanations of each, as wellas cards printed with further information. I am not Jewish, how er know some of the customs and learned a good... More 

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Raleigh
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Excellent gallery with a wide selection of artists and art - for example, Rodin sculptures, American modern and European classical as well as Eygyptian sculptures. Make sure you visit Isis for a great lunch in nice surroundings.

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Asheboro, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

I'm not much of an art fan and really didn't want to visit this museum. It had a lot of strange pieces that didn't look like art much, but it's my opinion. They did have a few good paintings.

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Flemington, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

The paintings from the Early Mediterainian and the early Italian period were very impressive, as, were the sculptures from those same periods.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

The variety of art was fascinating. I have become an art nut so seeing the various pieces surely peeked my interest.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Saw the REMBRANDT collection...18" away from me!! They have walking trails, an outdoor theater for live shows and movies.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

W e enjoyed the permanent exhibitions and the temporary ones, from Porche to Impressionists. great place to spend a day...

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Additional Information about North Carolina Museum of Art

Address: 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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