The National Gallery of Art
Located between 3rd and 9th Streets along Constitution Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20001
Metrobus and Metrorail
The Gallery is located near several Metrorail stops, the closest at Archives–Navy Memorial–Penn Quarter on the Green and Yellow lines. Metrobuses stop along 7th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue NW. For maps and more information, visit the WMATA website.
Washington D.C. Circulator Bus
Route Name: National Mall
A Capital Bikeshare station is located near the East Building at 4th Street and Madison Drive, NW.
We encourage public transportation. There is no public parking facility at the Gallery, though limited parking is set aside for vehicles bearing appropriate tags or placards for visitors with disabilities. Parking is available on surrounding streets and in commercial garages.
Please note: for elevator access throughout the East Building, there are two available elevators outside of Tower 1 and Tower 2. For elevator access from the East Building Ground, Mezzanine, Upper Levels, or Towers to the Concourse Level or West Building, please use the elevator outside of Tower 2.
The 6th Street entrance to the West Building and the 4th Street entrance to the East Building have ramps to accommodate wheelchairs and strollers, and elevators at these entrances provide access to galleries and public areas. To provide an address for MetroAccess Paratransit, please use 201 6th Street NW for the West Building or 150 4th Street NW for the East Building.
In addition to limited street parking on Madison Drive (two marked spaces at the West Building Mall entrance and three spaces near the Sculpture Garden), visitors with disabilities may park on the 4th Street Plaza outside the East Building in vehicles with proper tags or placards (a uniformed security officer will assist you).
Service dogs are permitted in the East and West Buildings as well as in the Sculpture Garden.
Visitors may borrow wheelchairs at all entrances on a first-come, first-served basis for use within East and West Buildings. The two buildings are connected by an underground moving walkway. All public spaces and facilities are accessible by elevator. If you require assistance, please ask a security officer.
Information about accessible programs for people who are deaf or hard of hearing and those who are blind or have low vision can be found here.
The Gallery’s free map lists all accommodations, including accessible restrooms, and is available at all Information Desks. The Sculpture Garden and Pavilion Café, located between 7th and 9th Streets NW on the Mall, are also wheelchair-accessible.
If you have questions about accessible services, please call (202) 842-6905 Monday–Friday between 10:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. or send us an e-mail.