Highlights of National Gallery of Art & Sculpture Garden Tour

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Duration

2 hours 30 minutes

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Highlights

  • View the highlights of The National Gallery of America’s immense art collection
  • Learn about the development of the major genres of western art, such as portraiture, still-life, and landscape
  • Guided visit to the 6-acre Sculpture Garden containing incredible works of outdoor art

Description

In depth highlights tour to view the highlights of The National Gallery of America’s immense art collection. As you move through the galleries of the West Building, you’ll view the Gallery’s earliest masterworks, from the Italian 13th- and 14th-century works up through much of its 19th-century American art collections. You'll learn about the development of the major genres of western art, such as portraiture, still-life, and landscape. This tour also includes a truly unique underground exhibit – a moving walkway art installation located in the tunnel connecting the East and West Wings. The tour will conclude with a guided visit to the 6-acre Sculpture Garden containing incredible works of outdoor art illuminating the transition from the 2-dimensional world of painting to 3-dimensional treasures.

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Inclusions
  • See the White House up close in the presence of an expert local DC guide who can share all the insights of the Whitehouse
  • Enjoy and exhilarating walk along the National Mall to see its many highlights
  • Visit the WWII Memorial, the Vietnam Memorial and Lincoln Memorial
  • Tour is led by an expert English-speaking local D.C. guide.
  • Small groups for safety and comfort
Exclusions
  • Transportation
  • Food & Drink
  • Guide gratuity
Before you book
  • We cannot accommodate strollers or baby carriages.
  • Wheelchairs, motorised scooters, or any other device to assist mobility are not recommended.
  • Participants should be in good health, consult first with your doctor if you have any medical condition or are not used to regular exercise.
  • Wear comfortable shoes as this tour involves a fair amount of walking, including over uneven surfaces, cobblestones, hills, inclines/declines and stairs.
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately.
  • Changes or cancellations requested less than 24 hours before the tour departure time are not possible.
  • Minimum numbers apply, there is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation.
  • Anybody under the age of 18 years must be accompanied by somebody aged 18 years or older.

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