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Schedule a Group Tour

Group tours are free and available for groups of 15 or more people. Each tour lasts approximately one hour and is geared toward an adult audience.

Please submit your form at least four weeks in advance. Submitting a form does not guarantee a reservation. If you have fewer than 15 people in your group, please consider participating in our daily public tours.


Tour Language and Topic

If you selected Special Request Tour, please describe your special topic and provide as much detail as possible. Skip this step if you selected (Re)Discover the National Gallery of Art.
Select a Date

Please select a date and time. We offer special request tours at 12:00 p.m., 1:00 p.m., and 2:00 p.m.


Group Information

(15 or more)


We are committed to making our programs accessible to all participants. Please let us know if you have specific concerns or needs.


Contact Information


Day of Tour Contact Information

Please provide the name and cell phone number of the person who will be leading your group on the day of your visit.


Additional Information

Please provide any additional information to help us better schedule your group.


Tour Descriptions

(Re)Discover the National Gallery of Art

Whether this is your first time discovering the National Gallery or we are welcoming you back, this free tour is for you! Designed to pique your curiosity and deepen your understanding of the nation’s collection, this one-hour tour will explore a range of art spanning more than 600 years. We will look closely, engage in conversation, and make meaningful connections to art and our shared humanity.

Special Request Tours

We are happy to work with you to customize a tour that meets the needs of your group. Please note that our tours focus only on the National Gallery's permanent collection.

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The Gallery offers free Wi-Fi, accessible by selecting the “NGA_Public_WiFi” network. Review the Gallery's Wi-Fi policy.

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