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North Carolina Museum of Art

2110 Blue Ridge Rd, Raleigh, NC 27607-6433
+1 919-839-6262
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Wonderful afternoon

Wandered around the exhibits inside and then followed the trails to see the sculptures. Beautiful... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Michael H
Killing time

Very good art gallery. The tour guide was extremely knowledgeable. Plan to spend a couple of hours... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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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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2110 Blue Ridge Rd, Raleigh, NC 27607-6433
+1 919-839-6262
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Wandered around the exhibits inside and then followed the trails to see the sculptures. Beautiful setting for an outdoor gallery. I will be back again and again I think

Thank Michael H
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Very good art gallery. The tour guide was extremely knowledgeable. Plan to spend a couple of hours if you want to see both buildings. We were only able to go through one of them. They have a fantastic waking trail if your up to that...More

Thank 71182sac
Reviewed 6 days ago

We visited on a Monday and the buildings were closed, but we walked in the sculpture garden. Beautiful with commanding views and sculptures.

Thank Donald W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very enjoyable and educational visit, there is a café on site for coffee drinkers. this is an excellent way to stroll or get some exercise in winter as well.

Thank padmini k
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I am always amazed at the beautiful paintings and art here. I never pass up a chance to take friends and family here for a day out. They also have a restaurant here which is quite good and not to expensive. I will be going...More

Thank afoscouni
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were visiting the area and chanced upon this gem--brilliantly presented iin an architecturally interesting facility, with a friendly staff that really rolled out the welcome mat. And it is free!!! I wish all states had such an offering.

Thank NorthArrow
Reviewed 1 week ago

Important to note that besides the indoor exhibits, this museum has a lovely paved walking trail that also has exhibits to enjoy. Very nice museum. I have been with and without a docent guide and believe me, having a docent explaining the artwork is truly...More

Thank Douglas S
Reviewed 1 week ago

The outdoor space is incredible! Recently expanded and landscaped. You could easily spend the entire day walking or biking the sculpture garden pathway and relaxing/picnicking in the rolling hills. Continue south/west on this path and discover the pedestrian bridge over 440. Back toward the museum,...More

Thank Jason S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Having moved to NC over 20 years ago, I was very excited to visit the NC Museum of Art and find such a wonderful collection and great special shows visiting from around the country. Today the Museum has grown in size it houses a vast...More

Thank IraG37
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Take a walk in the park and admire all the sculptures outside. The scenery is gorgeous and great for taking senior portraits and family pictures. Fun to take the kids and teach them art and getting them to use their imaginations in what they see....More

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May 21, 2016|
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Response from ncdiver52 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, open on Sundays but closed on Mondays.
Brent H
May 6, 2016|
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Response from Michael F | Reviewed this property |
Free except for special exhibits.
January 14, 2016|
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Response from Melissa M | Reviewed this property |
My adult son and I spent 2+ hours enjoying -- and learning from -- this amazing attraction.