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“WOW. Best gallery in U.S.” 5 of 5 stars
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National Gallery of Art
West Building, Constitution Avenue and 6th Avenue, Washington DC, DC 20002 (National Mall)
202-737-4215
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Ranked #1 of 234 Attractions in Washington DC
Type: Art Museums, Museums
Activities: Group tours/walking tour, Dining, Ice skating
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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.
Vancouver
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62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
“WOW. Best gallery in U.S.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2012

This is a must for anyone who remotely appreciates fine art. Wow. Get the audio tour for $10.

Visited June 2011
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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“Visit at different times of the year”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2012

Saw Joan Miro Exhibit at the East side Gallery and was quite impressed by the paintings. The show runs free. Had coffee at the cafe before heading to the jazz festival and was pleasantly surprised by the sculpture gardens.

Visited May 2012
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Doral, Florida
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“Amazing Art Collection”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2012

What a wonderful way to spend time in our Nation's Capital! Wonderful art collection. Plan on spending a long time viewing magnificent art.

Visited September 2011
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Derby , UK
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“huge grand gallery space”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2012

while some of the art in the building was not to my taste, the buidling itself is amazing inside.
And is free.

Visited May 2012
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Toronto, Canada
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“Disappointed”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2012

Many galleries in the west building were closed, and the sculpture garden was really really disappointing. There were a small number of very interesting paintings spread throughout the available parts of the collection, and a lot of filler.

Visited May 2012
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