Tours & Guides

Plan your visit to the Gallery by downloading self-guides to the collection and discovering the variety of daily guided talks and tours in the galleries.

Printed self-guides and schedules of talks and tours are also available at Gallery Information Desks.

Self-Guided Tours

See collection highlights with easy-to-use sheets offering suggested routes and commentaries on paintings, sculptures, and works of modern art.  Includes masterpieces by Leonardo, Rembrandt, Degas, Rodin, Monet, Cassatt, Mondrian, Picasso, and others.

Family Guides

Illustrated guides for American, Dutch, French, and Italian art with games and exercises designed for families and groups with children ages 6 and up.

Maps and Visitors' Guide

Gallery maps in nine languages: English | Français | Deutsch | Italiano | Español | Pусский | 中国的 | 日本人 | 한국

Guided Tours

Drop-in tours of the collection and special exhibitions, including tours in foreign languages, are available daily.  School tours and special tours for groups available free of charge by reservation and based on availability.

Audio Tours

Available free of charge, audio tours of the permanent collection may be picked up at the Acoustiguide desk located in the Rotunda, West Building Main Floor. Audio tours of exhibitions, are available at the entrance to the exhibition.

Mobile App

Discover highlights of the National Gallery of Art collections with the Your Art app for iPhone and iPod Touch.

Today at the Gallery

Find out what is happening today at the National Gallery. Admission is free to the Gallery and all events.

Today's Events


What's on View

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.

Gallery Hours
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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Public Wifi

The NGA provides wireless internet service to any visitor who is at least 18 years old, or at least 13 years old with permission from his or her parent or guardian. The visitor must supply his or her own device to connect to NGA Public Wi-Fi.
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Contact Us

Exhibition and General Information

For information call (202) 737-4215
Accessibility Information: (202) 842-6690Telecommunications Device for the Deaf (TDD) (202) 842-6176.
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