The National Gallery of Art was created in 1937 for the people of the United States of America by a joint resolution of Congress, accepting the gift of financier and art collector Andrew W. Mellon.
February 19, 2020
This museum spans two buildings, an East and West Wing, showcasing priceless artworks from Leonardo da Vinci, Raphael, John Singleton Copley, Johannes Vermeer, Vincent van Gogh, and Henri Matisse. Tip: Starting May through the end of August, relax in the museum's gorgeous sculpture garden and…
February 15, 2017
If you dig art, go get lost...epic collection. Free. And then you can just walk the mall to the Capitol or the Lincoln Monument...
December 14, 2019
The nation's museum preserves, collects, exhibits, and fosters an understanding of works of art. Open daily. Admission is always free!
December 7, 2019
... for art lovers, but also a place to learn history from another view point. East Wing features modern and contemporary art ... be sure to see the Blue Chicken on the rooftop, and West Wing has European paintings and sculpture beginning in the 13th Century, American Art including furniture, and…
February 16, 2020
One of the most instagram photos here blue rooster. It’s a nice museum too!
January 18, 2020
We like the East wing for the kids. The tunnel that connects the two buildings is not to be missed. Also the cafe has some of the best food of any of the museum's (but it's pricey).
“The National Air and Space Museum of the Smithsonian Institution, also called the Air and Space Museum, is a museum in Washington, D.C. It was established in 1946 as the National Air Museum and opened its main building on the National Mall near L'Enfant Plaza in 1976. In 2018, the museum saw approximately 6.2 million visitors, making it the fifth most visited museum in the world, and the second most visited museum in the United States. ”
“The National Museum of the American Indian is a museum in the United States of the culture of the indigenous peoples of the Americas. It is part of the Smithsonian Institution group of museums and research centers. Try their food at the cafeteria! Super cool place to try international cuisine!”
“The original batmobile, Dorothy's ruby slippers, the dresses from all of the US First Ladies, and all sorts of other neat, fun and interesting American History memorabilia. It's free, on the national mall, nearby lots of food trucks, and easily accessible from the Metro!”