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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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+1 202-737-4215
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Reviewed 1 week 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 1 week 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 1 week 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 1 week 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 1 week 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 1 week 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
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of the most beautiful museums I have been in. The collection is fantastic. Paintings from all different eras and times. We came close to the end of the day and rushed through. I wish that I had skipped other places to spend...More

Thank Ann U
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Gorgeous and offers works from a broad range of artists, including Van Gogh and DaVinci. It’s not too large so you can certainly tour the entire facility within a few hours.

Thank SummerTraveler01
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful to have our nations museum close to my home-4 hour train ride, which beats driving! Lovely to see such a top notch exhibition of these Dutch paintings from the Golden Age. Ate a very good lunch (do they have a new chef?) at the...More

Thank Palmblvd
Reviewed 1 week ago

The art gallery has a very nice picture of Napoleon, it also has a cool underground tunnel that goes to the other building that has a big piece of felt

Thank Noah S
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30 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!
James W
30 December 2017|
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Response from trueblue121 | Reviewed this property |
We spent between 3-4 hours there.
7 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.