Renowned as one of the world's greatest museums, National Gallery of Art holds a collection of paintings, prints, drawings, medals, photographs, sculptures, and decorative arts from the Middle Ages to the present. The museum's campus includes the original neoclassical west building designed by architect John Russell Pope, the modern east building designed by I.M. Pei, and a sprawling sculpture garden. Don't miss the two major highlights of the museum's collection: the only painting by Leonardo da Vinci in the Americas and the largest mobile ever created by American sculptor Alexander Calder. For the sake of expediency, consider exploring the staggering collection of over 100,000 artworks on a guided tour of the galleries. Put National Gallery of Art on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Washington DC journey planner.
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$80 BOOK WITH VIATOR The National Gallery of Art DC Guided Museum Tour - Private Tour
Duration: 120 to 150 minutes
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National Gallery of Art reviews
This place has such much to see, for the art lover is a must see. The east and west wings offer two different perspective of art. One wing is modern art and another wing is newer and extravagant...
This place has such much to see, for the art lover is a must see. The east and west wings offer two different perspective of art. One wing is modern art and another wing is newer and extravagant... more »
Walk through or stay all day, there is somethign to interest all the family and quiet spaces for reflection and wonder. Free opportunities to see amazing art should never be passed up!
Walk through or stay all day, there is somethign to interest all the family and quiet spaces for reflection and wonder. Free opportunities to see amazing art should never be passed up! more »
One of the most impressive art museums in the world. The National Gallery of Art has an incredible array of art pieces and everyone will find something here for them! I would recommend planning to spend several days here if you want to take in the entire gallery! This is a great place for anyone to visit - travelers and natives of the city alike. Washington DC is fortunate to have such wonderful public institutions hosting our nation's treasures. If you are in DC, do not miss the National Gallery of Art.
The National Gallery of Art is an amazing collection of art. The layout is such that you can find what you want to see, while also wander and see new things. There are two buildings, one with modern art and one with more traditional art. You can go between the two via a beautiful underground hallway. I think you could spend days in this museum. Luckily, like all Smithsonian museums, it's free... so you can come and go. We are lucky to have the Smithsonian museums. Highly recommend a stop at the National Gallery if you are in DC. If you found this review helpful, please "like."
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