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National Gallery of Art

6th Street and Constitution Avenue NW, Washington DC, DC 20002
+1 202-737-4215
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We belong to you. The National Gallery of Art—the nation’s museum—preserves, collects, exhibits, & fosters understanding of works of art.
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6th Street and Constitution Avenue NW, Washington DC, DC 20002
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6th Street and Constitution Avenue NW, Washington DC, DC 20002
+1 202-737-4215
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Reviewed yesterday

Less crowded than the Met in NY. It has a feeling of gracious space. I enjoy relaxing for a few moments at a time in one of the spacious glassed in courtyards & the art collection is superb.

Thank dcrnj
Reviewed 2 days ago

If you are in DC be sure and stop by the National Gallery and catch a free art show that will make your day. Great collection of contemporary art that is constantly being reworked along with interesting special shows of single artists or group shows...More

Thank Paul G
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My second visit centered around the soon-to-end Vermeer exhibit which was beautifully curated. You can spend days here. The ground floor cafe closed at 3 pm Saturday which made the one downstairs a madhouse so I scratched that idea.

Thank TB827
Reviewed 3 days ago

We arrived at 10:30 am for 11 a.m opening time of the museum. We waited only a few minutes outside before we were allowed inside and could check our coats. It took about 45 minutes to get into the exhibit. The crowds were intense but...More

Thank lynn p
Reviewed 3 days ago

First of all, I was impressed that the Smithsonian does not charge an entrance fee. That allowed me to dash in twice and see their incredible Vermeer paintings in 45 minutes at the end of the day when I would not have been able to...More

Thank FZappa
Reviewed 3 days ago

This historic exhibit closes January 21, 2018 so see it while you can. The exhibit brings 10 Vermeer and other great and almost great Dutch genre paintings together to show the influences these painters had on each other and to contrast their styles making two...More

Thank Leepa1965
Reviewed 4 days ago

It's a no-brainer that if you're an art lover, you'll love this museum. But even if art isn't your "thing," there is so much to see at this museum, there's bound to be something that catches your fancy. My son finds art museums a drag,...More

Thank Vacation8r
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I love this place - no matter how often we visit and how long we stay there is more to see. The East Wing alone is spectacular. And the cafes are a bonus when a break is needed.

Thank mizzelle
Reviewed 4 days ago

An outstanding exhibit with many Vermeer's and fellow Dutch artists. We are so blessed to have the Smithsonian. You can never see it all!

Thank krausehou
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

There are few rivals to the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C. with separate West (historic) and East (contemporary) buildings joined by an underground walkway. Depending on your interests, it could easily take a day to do a cursory overview of both wings (there...More

Thank Guy M
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29 December 2017|
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Response from Ted_Caylus | Reviewed this property |
21st January 2018. Not easy to see Vermeers in the US, so well worth a special trip to visit this exhibition!
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29 December 2017|
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Response from trueblue121 | Reviewed this property |
We spent between 3-4 hours there.
6 November 2017|
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Response from FJGonzalezG | Reviewed this property |
I visited midday on a weekday, and there was no line. Though busy, it was not crowded.