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.

School Tours

Arrangements for school group tours can be made by prior appointment with four weeks’ notice.

Guided Tours

Docent-led talks are offered on a daily basis and feature highlights of major collections at the National Gallery.

Group Tours

Free one-hour private tours for groups of 20 or more adults may be booked three weeks to four months in advance. Call (202) 842-6247.

Foreign Language Tours

Tours of the permanent collection are offered regularly in Chinese (Mandarin), French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Russian and Spanish. Individuals and small groups may schedule tours in these languages, as well as in Dutch, Hebrew, Hungarian and Portuguese, by calling (202) 842-6247.

Gallery Talks

A variety of focused gallery talks are presented on special exhibitions and selected works or themes.

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

Exhibitions

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.

Sculpture Garden Summer Hours
Monday–Thursday & Saturday, 10:00 a.m.–7:00 p.m.
Friday, 10:00 a.m.–9:30 p.m.
Sunday, 11:00 a.m.–7:00 p.m

Closed
December 25 and January 1

Address
Location
6th Street and Constitution Avenue NW Washington, DC

GPS Location (latitude, longitude): 38.892092,-77.019973

Mailing
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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Calendar

Discover gallery talks, family activities, concerts, rare films, and other exciting events.
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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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