The Cascade Café, with a view of the cascade waterfall, offers soups, salads, specialty entrées, sandwiches, and a selection of fresh pastries and desserts.
The Gallery restaurants accept all major credit cards.
Outside food may not be brought into the Gallery's restaurant facilities. Visitors may purchase individual lunches from the full-service cafeteria or make arrangements for group meals 72 hours in advance by submitting an order form or by calling (202) 712-7458. Menus and ordering information for group meals are available online. Alternatively, sack lunches may be left in the checkrooms at the entrances to the Gallery, then retrieved to be eaten outside the museum.
Espresso & Gelato Bar
A full espresso bar offers 19 flavors of house-made gelato and a selection of fresh sandwiches, salads, pastries, and desserts.
The Garden Café provides a serene spot for lunch in the West Building next to the Ground Floor galleries.
With a panoramic view of the Sculpture Garden, the Pavilion Café offers specialty pizzas, sandwiches, salads, desserts, and assorted beverages. Please note the Pavilion Café will be closed for renovation during the month of January.
Admission is Always Free
The National Gallery of Art is free to all visitors and tickets or passes are not required.
Today at the Gallery
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During construction East Building galleries that usually display art to the public are closed. Learn more about the renovation at the National Gallery of Art.
Hours & Location
The National Gallery of Art is located on the National Mall between 3rd and 9th Streets NW along Constitution Avenue NW.
Monday–Saturday: 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Sunday: 11:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.
December 25 and January 1
6th Street and Constitution Avenue NW Washington, DC
GPS Location (latitude, longitude): 38.892092,-77.019973
2000B South Club Drive, Landover, MD 20785
About the Gallery
The National Gallery of Art was conceived, founded, and given to the people of the United States by Andrew Mellon.
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