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Explore the most significant works of art from the Renaissance to the present day with a self-guided or docent-led tour.

Want to learn about a current exhibition or specific work from the collection? Free Gallery Talks by museum educators, curators, and conservators are offered daily. 

Self-Guided Tours

Explore collection highlights on your own with easy-to-use audio, mobile or print guides.

Guided Tours

Free docent-led tours that explore highlights of the Gallery's stellar permanent collection are offered daily. Program times, audiences, and topics are available at the Information Desks.

Foreign Language Tours

Tours of the permanent collection are offered regularly, free of charge, in English, Français, Deutsch, Italiano, Español, Pусский, 中文, 日本語, 한국.

Accessible Tours

The National Gallery of Art offers accessible tours using verbal description for those who are blind or have low vision as well as tours in American Sign Language (ASL) for those who are deaf or hard of hearing.

School Tours (K-12)

At the National Gallery of Art students and teachers are invited to explore works of art from the Renaissance to the present day. We invite teachers to request either a guided tour led by Gallery educators or a self-guided visit, which allows teachers to guide students through the museum independently.

Public Wi-Fi

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


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