National Gallery of Art, Washington, District of Columbia

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National Gallery of Art

4th St NW

Washington, District of Columbia

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(202) 737-4215

http://www.nga.gov/

  • 4 mentions in Fun free things to do in D.C.?

    • Tiffany W.

      Tiffany W. said, "...only expensive thing about DC is lodging and some restaurants. FREE MUSEUMS: The first 12 are all along the National Mall. National Gallery of Art- A HUGE art museum with both old and modern art pieces and an impressive collection of Impressionist art...." See More

    • peggy r.

      peggy r. said, "...Mall. The area also has many restaurants and bars. Other than that museum,visiting the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden and the National Gallery of Art is a must. If you are in town on a Friday night the Pavilion Café, located in the National..." See More

    • Jacey & Scott M.

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      Jacey & Scott M. said, "...museums is free. Many of these are located along the National Mall. The National Zoological Park (Smithsonian). Presidential monuments, war monuments, National Gallery of Art, US National Archives & Records Administration, Library of Congress. Arlington National CemeteryWith some advance planning you can also..." See More

    • Jim S.

      Jim S. said, "...Art and museums; you are in luck. In DC all the big museums like the National Gallery of Art and the Smithsonian museums are free, unlike other cities where they charge. Usually open until 8 or so; ck websites on that. Almost all museums..." See More

  • 3 mentions in Best of the Smithsonian?

    • peggy r.

      peggy r. said, "...to see!!! You really have to do your homework and see what each museum offers and select what interests you. The National Gallery of Art is amazing but very large and very tiring. Select a few exhibits you'd like to see and walk straight..." See More

    • Tiffany W.

      Tiffany W. said, "...Ok, so this totally depends on what interests you, so gauge your time accordingly. Smithsonians/Museums along the National Mall: National Gallery of Art- Get a map and choose the room/rooms that interest you most and check out any special exhibits. I love the..." See More

    • Jim S.

      Jim S. said, "...Smithsonian cannot be done in a day or even two. Pick 1-2 museums and stick to them. National Gallery of Art is wonderful but huge. Freer Sackler Gallery of Smithsonian on the south side of the Mall is great smaller museum; very good holdings..." See More

  • 2 mentions in Good things to do & hidden gems in NYC, DC, Boston & Philadelphia?

    • Kaitlyn K.

      Kaitlyn K. said, "...is very interactive and interesting for the whole family; it has some really amazing IMAX presentations as well as exhibits. The National Gallery of Art and any of the other Smithsonian museums (which the Air & Space Museum is a part of) are really..." See More

    • Kaitlyn K.

      Kaitlyn K. said, "...is very interactive and interesting for the whole family; it has some really amazing IMAX presentations as well as exhibits. The National Gallery of Art and any of the other Smithsonian museums (which the Air & Space Museum is a part of) are really..." See More

  • 2 mentions in Best free things to do in Washington, DC?

    • Cristiane G.

      Cristiane G. said, "...many free tours they offer - the night tour is particular interesting and very informative. If you enjoy live music, the National Gallery of Art has a "Jazz in the Garden" series with free live concerts on Friday (arrive early if you can). Also,..." See More

    • Ruth W.

      Ruth W. said, "...great things to do for free in DC. A fun one is there is Jazz in the Sculpture gardens in the National Gallery of Art on Friday evenings...." See More

  • 2 mentions in What's the best way to experience Washington DC like a local?

    • Perla D.

      Perla D. said, "...NE is full of historical houses that has been converted to Embassies. Union Station has a great farmers market. Aside from National Gallery of Art, Smithsonian American Art Museum, you can also visit The Phillips Collection and Hillwood Museum and Gardens. Check out..." See More

    • amery c.

      amery c. said, "...see most alluring scenery of nature's beauty covered with the pink Cherry Blossom trees all around. Instead of that, try the National Gallery of Art, Lincoln Memorial, Vietnam War Veteran's Memorial and Korean War Veterans Memorial and National Museum of American History are..." See More

  • 1 mention in First time visiting Washington, DC

    • Maria B.

      Maria B. said, "...Natural History is wonderful and the Hope Diamond is a must see. For modern art visit the sculpture gardens at the National Gallery of Art and Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Away from the Mall, the Washington National Cathedral (moon rock stained glass window..." See More

  • 1 mention in What to see in Georgetown?

    • Tiffany W.

      Tiffany W. said, "...beautiful, but it gets hot in the summer months. I particularly love their orchid collection.Cross the mall here to see the National Gallery of Art- Get a map and choose the room/rooms that interest you most and check out any special exhibits. I..." See More

  • 1 mention in What must I see in D.C. that is off the beaten path?

    • Jessica V.

      Jessica V. said, "...or craft beers at Brookland Pint. The Phillips Collection for an impressive private collection of art. The sculpture garden at the National Gallery of Art still seems like a hidden gem! Lunch at the National Museum Of The American Indian. Cocktails at The Mayflower..." See More

  • 1 mention in Best monuments in DC to take kids?

    • peggy r.

      peggy r. said, "...actually liquid). Also, good to know, next to Air and Space is a mini McDonalds. I would advise going to the National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden. They have very cool sculptures the kids will love. Sit and relax a bit facing the very..." See More

  • 1 mention in Good museums and other free places in DC?

    • Diane B.

      Diane B. said, "...Half Shell, Clyde's of Gallery Place Stuff to do: Smithsonian, National Zoological Park, International Spy Museum, Washington Monument and other monuments, National Gallery of Art, Freer Gallery of Art, Adams Morgan, Georgetown (Washington DC)..." See More

  • 1 mention in Kid-friendly restaurants near the National Mall

    • Tiffany W.

      Tiffany W. said, "...pricy. You can check out the menu in advance to see if he'd like it. We like the Indian Tacos. The National Gallery of Art has pizza and really delicious gelato, so my kids love it there. If you are willing to walk and/or..." See More