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“The grounds are quit lovely and used for weddings & parties”

North Carolina Museum of Art
Ranked #3 of 152 things to do in Raleigh
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: 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.
Reviewed October 5, 2012

The inside of the museum seems rather sparse. There were some lovely exhibits but nothing that really got me fired up.

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Reviewed October 5, 2012

This art museum is one of the finest in the country. There is always something wonderful see. In the summer, they offer outdoor movies on the weekends on a huge screen, and there are walking and bike trails galore. A must see for anyone who enjoys hiking, biking, art or movies.

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Reviewed October 3, 2012

Recommend reservations. Service great and the food selections are really good plus the food is SO good.

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Reviewed October 1, 2012

I really liked the West Building and especially enjoyed the European collection. Fantastic art on display! Exhibit building could be better. The "art guards" were a little un-friendly.

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Reviewed September 26, 2012

I have visited this museum many times over the years. It has always had excellent permanent exhibits and also has very special traveling exhibits of works by famous artists annually. The buildings have extended space and the restaurant is a pleasant place to stop for a nice lunch.

Thank Mary L
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