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National Gallery of Art, DC

National Gallery of Art - West Building facade

National Gallery of Art, DC

The National Gallery of Art is the U.S. national art museum in Washington, D.C., is open to the public and free of charge.

The Masterpieces of the National Gallery of Art include:

National Gallery of Art, DC

  • Name:           National Gallery of Art
  • City:               Washington, D.C.
  • Country:         United States
  • Established:   1937
  • Type:              Art Museum
  • Address:        National Mall between 3rd and 7th Streets at Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC, 20565, National Mall, Washington, D.C.
  • Public transit access:
    • Metro:      Red Line – Judiciary Square, Yellow Line, Green Line – Archives, Blue Line,
    • Orange Line, Silver Line – Smithsonian
    • Metrobus: 4th Street and 7th Street NW
    • DC Circulator: 4th Street and Madison Drive; 9th Street and Constitution Avenue NW
  • Website:                             http://www.nga.govhttp://www.nga.gov

National Gallery of Art map

National Gallery of Art, DC Map:

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The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.”

Abraham Lincoln

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