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North Carolina Museum of Art

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Museum is good, but grounds are spectacular

The museum and exhibits are good, but the grounds, outdoor sculptures, and walking/running trails... read more

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Raleigh, North Carolina
outstanding collections

NCMA has some truly amazing collections. From Rodin sculptures to Judaic art. The rotating... read more

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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
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2110 Blue Ridge Rd, Raleigh, NC 27607-6433
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Reviewed yesterday

The museum and exhibits are good, but the grounds, outdoor sculptures, and walking/running trails are what keep me coming back.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank sfernandes2018
Reviewed yesterday

NCMA has some truly amazing collections. From Rodin sculptures to Judaic art. The rotating exhibits like the current O'Keeffe are exceptional as well. Highly recommend for an afternoon out. Be on the lookout for their summer concert series as well. They have done a great...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank David B
Reviewed 3 days ago

If I lived in Raleigh I would visit the museum on a regular basis. The building and grounds are lovely and the exhibits are well worth viewing. I especially love the Rodin exhibit as well as the art in the state of the art light...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Kay R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This exhibit includes 30 of O’Keeffee’s works and 20 American artist’s works that were in response to her themes & artistic influence. The display of these works was totally amazing. The use of 3D video in surround in a small theater room tied her New...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Has a fee nice pieces but no easily accessed good service. Always full if you don’t have a reservation. It’s rather daunting to out of towners. Don’t bother. I won’t again.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Maggie_Oakshot
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lots of things to do, extremely beautiful museum experience with ever-changing exhibitions. A great place to spend the day, including lunch in their restaurant. Also have great evening performances outside in their amphitheater including movies under the stars.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Kathleen S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

From the time to get out of your car and follow the curving paths to either the museum buildings or the museum park, you feel like you have gone somewhere special. I love the outdoor park with its thought provoking sculptures and all of the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Carrie W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Small museum but a lot of variety, inside and out. Great place for kids and visitors from out-of-town. Enjoyed the bike trail with art interspersed along the way.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Dreamer42279297840
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Up front, I'll say that I'm not that into art. However, everyone said to visit this place, so I gave it a go. I have to say that I was pleasantly surprised. The Good: --The parking is plentiful and free - both of which are...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank MaximII
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

went last summer with the family. while the museum is nice it is very spread out. it felt like there was more walking from gallery to gallery, piece to piece, than admiring the contents.

Date of experience: December 2017
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June 28, 2018|
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Response from Qtfish | Reviewed this property |
The permanent collection has not fee but the specials exhibits like the light show do have a fee.
March 29, 2018|
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Response from Natgrip | Reviewed this property |
not, necessarily child geared, no. It is more of an adult, quiet space, art museum. Unless your child is the quiet, reserved artsy type. However, the outside campus is definitely child friendly, with a long walking path... More
May 21, 2016|
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Response from ncdiver52 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, open on Sundays but closed on Mondays.