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The Kreeger Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Artists early works at the Kreeger

I went to the Kreeger for the first time in December. A very interesting collection. The early... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Global731055
Engaging docent helped group appreciate art works

This fine arts museum is located in what was formerly the Kreeger residence. As well as a chance... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Renee002
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The Kreeger Museum is located in the former residence of David and Carmen Kreeger. Designed by renowned architect Philip Johnson, it showcases the Kreegers' permanent collection of 19th and 20th century paintings and sculptures.
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2401 Foxhall Rd NW, Washington DC, DC 20007-1149
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went to the Kreeger for the first time in December. A very interesting collection. The early works by well-known artists were wonderful, most of them nothing like the work they are known for. Check out early Kandinsky, Joseph Albers, Paul Reed, Milton Avery, Joan...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This fine arts museum is located in what was formerly the Kreeger residence. As well as a chance to look at impressionist and post impressionist paintings and Rodin sculptures, there are also chamber music performances here. There is a docent program and I appreciated the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed December 10, 2018

We drove just over 1/2 hour from our Silver Spring home to visit this suburban museum south of Bethesda. The quiet Saturday morning traffic not only made it a pleasant ride but there was plenty of open parking next to the mini mansion around the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed September 25, 2018

One day a year this museum is open to the public for free. We had a great time and allow enough time to enjoy both inside and outside. Parking can be hard if it is really busy but you can park on the street nearby...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed July 23, 2018 via mobile

A hidden gem of a museum. Easily explored in under 2 hours. Wonderful docent Linnea gave a fabulous tour. The history of the couple who owned this collection was interesting as was the collection itself. Paintings and sculpture are the focus but the Philip Johnson...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed March 24, 2018 via mobile

We loved the docent tour. Great collection. What a gem after crowded Smithsonian. It's suggested donation $10. Very classy

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed March 19, 2018

This is a lovely private home-turned-museum, that brings you up close to some wonderful works of art from Monets to Picassos to a Calder—without the crowds. Although the home is mostly unfurnished now, it's still a much different feeling to see art this way than...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed December 20, 2017

Hidden in the Foxhall Crescent neighborhood, in northwest D.C., the Kreeger is a small museum, ideal for a low-key morning or afternoon. It is the former residence of David and Carmen Kreeger and holds their personal art collection, which includes paintings by Monet, Picasso, Renoir,...More

Date of experience: December 2017
2  Thank FJGonzalezG
Reviewed November 10, 2017

We spent a part of my granddaughter's birthday celebration visiting this Museum. My 2 grandkids liked the place so much!

Date of experience: December 2016
2  Thank izosaferanil
Reviewed November 9, 2017

I just loved this museum. The home in which it is housed is such unique architecture. The grounds are lovely. The small taste of the life of these two people is a wonderful story of coming out of modest means to gain wealth and then...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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