The National Gallery of Art, located on the National Mall between 3rd and 9th Streets along Constitution Avenue NW, is open Monday through Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Sunday from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. The Gallery is closed on December 25 and January 1.
The National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden, located on the National Mall at 7th Street and Constitution Avenue NW, is bounded by Constitution Avenue and Madison Drive and by 7th and 9th Streets NW.
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The nearest Metrorail stops are Judiciary Square on the Red Line, Archives–Penn Quarter–Navy Memorial on the Yellow/Green Lines, and Smithsonian on the Blue/Orange Lines. Metrobus stops are located on 4th Street and 7th Street NW.
Further information about Metrobus and Metrorail routes and schedules is available at the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority website. The WMATA RideGuide website provides a fast and easy way to plan your visit to the Gallery.
Taxicabs are easily hailed in most areas of the city and often wait for Gallery patrons between the East and West Buildings on 4th Street NW.
Parking and Accessibility
Public parking is limited to the surrounding streets and commercial garages in the area. Visitors with vehicles displaying disability tags may park in designated public parking spaces on Madison Drive, or they may check with a Gallery security officer about the availability (first-come first-served) of parking spaces at the front of the East Building or along the inside curb of the 4th Street Plaza. The 6th Street entrance to the West Building and the 4th Street entrance to the East Building each have ramps to accommodate wheelchairs and strollers, and elevators at these entrances provide access to galleries and public areas. Wheelchairs and strollers are available on a first-come first-served basis at all entrances.
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The East and West Buildings are connected by an underground concourse with a moving walkway. Entrances to the West Building are on the Mall, on 7th Street, on Constitution Avenue at 6th Street, and on 4th Street NW. The entrance to the East Building is on 4th Street.
There are six public entrances to the Sculpture Garden: one on Constitution Avenue at 9th Street, three on 7th Street (one directly across from the Gallery's West Building entrance), and two on the National Mall between 7th and 9th Streets NW.
4th and Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20565