National Gallery of Art

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6th St and Constitution Ave NW (at Constitution Ave NW)
Washington, DC 20565
(202) 737-4215
Art Museum, Sculpture, Art Gallery
Mon–Sat: 10:00 AM–5:00 PM Sun: 11:00 AM–6:00 PM

Foursquare Tips

  • Opened in 1941, this museum, founded by financier Andrew Mellon, has some 116,000 works of Western art dating from the Middle Ages to the modern era.
  • Absolutely fantastic!
  • Gorgeous architecture truly befitting the exceptional art collection
  • Awesome!!!!
  • They don't have boy with apple! :(
  • Has a really nice waiting room with free Wifi just right after you enter.
  • Don't forget to explore the modern East Wing too. There's always a cool exhibit in the tower.
  • The Bathrooms are well stocked with toilet paper.
  • Located on the National Mall, The National Gallery is one of the finest art collections in the world. Its works include painting, sculpture, and graphic arts from the Middle Ages to the present.
  • Great Ballets Russes exhibit!!
  • Began Jan-1937 when philanthropist Andrew W. Mellon agreed to finance. Amongst works in Mellon's donations were Raphaels Alba Madonna which was 1st painting sold for $1MM. Full site history via<LINK>
  • The Impressionist paintings are a must-see.
  • The Van Gogh self-portrait is truly remarkable
  • Some great art - and fantastic installation in the walkway linking the East and West buildings underground. Shame the coffee and water are so overpriced
  • Oh, how lovely this is!
  • Te lleva un da recorrer el museo. No comas en la cafetera, es horrible la comida.
  • The LED light tunnel
  • Wessiiide!
  • Impressionist paintings of Van Gogh, Cezanne, Monet, and Cassatt, and "Ginevra de'Benci," the only painting by Leonardo da Vinci in the Americas are some of the highlights that await you inside.
  • Sunday concerts!