National Gallery of Art: Guided Museum Tour
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Embark on a 2.5-hour guided museum tour at the National Gallery of Art in Washington DC. Explore iconic artworks by renowned artists and discover the captivating stories behind them.
Duration: 2 hours, 30 minutes
Cancellation: 1 day learn more
  • National Gallery of Art - Enter the National Gallery of Art and follow your guide through one of America’s best collections of artwork produced by Renaissance artists, French Impressionists, and great American painters. See works from Claude Monet, Raphael, Gilbert Stuart, and Edgar Degas, as well as more modern artists like Picasso, Pollock, Warhol, and O’Keefe, as you learn what’s really behind the creation of some of these pieces. Your guide will lead the way through the halls of the museum, telling stories, and stopping at famous works of art. Some pieces you’ll see on this tour include “Ginevra de’Benci” by Leonardo da Vinci, “Self Portrait” by Vincent Van Gogh, and “Woman with a Parasol” by Claude Monet. Listen as your guide fills you in on the techniques behind some of the paintings, as well as some of the history and scandals that happened because of them. You’ll also learn about the museum’s building which took just 100 years to transition from a nearly hollow building to the home of the US’s best art collections.
What's Included
  • Semi-Private Museum Tour
  • Duration 2.5 Hours
  • Professional Tour Guide
  • ‘Semi-Private’ Means Group Size Is Never More Than 8 Guests Maximum
What's Not Included
  • Tour price does NOT include hotel pickup or drop-off (we recommend UBER or Taxi)
  • Tour price does NOT include gratuities (optional)
  • Tour is NOT available for those with walking disabilities or using a wheelchair
Additional Information

Embark on an enlightening 2.5-hour guided tour that accommodates up to eight guests in two remarkable structures. The National Gallery of Art, located in Washington DC, is a premier museum showcasing a stunning array of Western Art from the Renaissance masters to the chief figures of the 20th Century. The gallery is home to works of prominent artists like Raphael, Rembrandt, Renoir, Picasso, and Rothko, as well as Vigee le Brun, Cassatt, and O’Keeffe.

Travel along the lanes of history via timeless artwork that reflect themes of wealth, power, war, hope, and victory. From the intricacy of a Da Vinci painting to the sweeping vistas of a Monet, onto the daring color usage of a Kandinsky, you’ll be thrilled by their vast collection and captivating narratives. Our passionate guides will unveil both renowned and lesser-known wonders, as they navigate the highlights of artistic technique and masterpieces spanning over seven centuries.

  • It is imperative that you provide us with guests MOBILE PHONE NUMBER (including country code)
  • A maximum of 8 people per tour allowed
  • Minimum numbers apply. This tour will not run without a minimum of 2 guests to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund.
  • Notes: National Gallery and other attractions or museums in DC may be subjected to occasional closures without previous warning from the museum management. When this occurs, we will provide guests with an appropriate alternative if the museum opening time is delayed more than 1h from the tour starting time. In these cases we are unable to provide refunds or discounts. Appropriate dress is required for entry into some sites on this tour. No large bags or suitcases are allowed inside the museum, only handbags or small thin bag packs are allowed through security. Due to increased security measures at many attractions some lines may form on tours with ‘Skip the Line’ or ‘No Wait’ access. Some specific rooms inside the museum are subjected to a very quiet or restricted right to speak inside, in this cases your guide will provide the information about this places before entering the specific rooms where this rule applies. Some collections may vary along the year.
National Gallery of Art
Constitution Avenue Northwest
Meet by the Constitution Ave Entrance of the National Gallery of Art
Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

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up to 15 guests
1 Adult
April 2024