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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 Place to Spend An Afternoon

I love this place because it takes me away from reality and into the world of visual excitement. I... read more

Reviewed yesterday
windsorsmom
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Raleigh, North Carolina
Another wonderful special exhibit!

We came to Raleigh in part to see the “You are Here” light and sound exhibit. The exhibit was... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Qtfish
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Annapolis MD
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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
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Reviewed yesterday

I love this place because it takes me away from reality and into the world of visual excitement. I have taken my grandchildren (one at a time). Each one will discuss the various pieces at her/his own level. It's a perfect spot to encourage thinking.

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We came to Raleigh in part to see the “You are Here” light and sound exhibit. The exhibit was fascinating and did not disappoint. We love this museum. Though I grew up in DC and had the National Gallery and numerous other galleries available, I...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This museum is always a worthwhile visit. The permanent displays are great, and there is always a special exhibit of interest. Well done for our city's fine places to visit.

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The museum is closed on Mondays. Our family explored the outdoor contemporary art park. The primary paths are paved and handicap accessible. There is water fountains throughout the park. The trail that leads to the cloud chamber aka " the Hobbit hole," is hard packed...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Entertaining walk, enjoyable throughout even if u step outside and catch the trails very cool for all ages

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Not a complaint from anyone in our group. Everyone was happy with this choice. A great place to visit, especially on a hot afternoon.

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Reviewed 6 days ago

I have attended a charity walk (September 2017), a Community Discussion (including a Fashion Fair Exhibit) and the Ed Camp Conference at this beautiful museum. I have enjoyed each event, especially the charity walk. This museum shares very creative work, in and outside of the...More

Thank Felicia B
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a great afternoon at the NCMA. There happened to be a flamingo guitar trio performing at the restaurant/bar area. We ordered drinks and had a great time listening. The art exhibits were decent. We like the garden sculptures but it was a hot...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I live in NYC and have the most amazing museums so very close to home. I have also seen some of the most famous museums in Europe. This museum is up to par with all of them. It is curated meticulously. So many aspects were...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the second time we have visited this museum when visiting our son who lives in Durham. The special exhibit - "You are here" is really cool & even our son who is not a big museum person enjoyed it. The wooded parkland surrounding...More

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dowings1
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
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dmcaug
May 21, 2016|
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Response from ncdiver52 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, open on Sundays but closed on Mondays.
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Brent H
May 6, 2016|
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