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Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden

7th St & Independence Ave. SW, Smithsonian Institutions, Washington DC, DC 20560
+1 202-633-1000
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Part of the Smithsonian Institution, the Hirshorn Museum features an exciting collection of 20th-century art and its companion scultpture garden is not to be missed.
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“modern art” (115 reviews)
“ai weiwei” (23 reviews)
“yayoi kusama” (12 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
7th St & Independence Ave. SW, Smithsonian Institutions, Washington DC, DC 20560
+1 202-633-1000
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Frequently changed exhibits, super cool layout, excellent atmosphere. Intriguing artists and pieces. I particularly love the first floor interactive/film exhibits. Either go alone or bring your modern art loving homies- there’s a lot to look at and read and think about. I certainly would not...More

Thank chelsea a
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been to the Hirshhorn in the past and enjoyed it very much. The current exhibits, as of November 2017, are a waste of time. I found the Lego portrait exhibit by Weiwei to be tiresome and not well done, frankly. I talked to an...More

Thank laurelee36
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I don't believe this museum is well known but is worth the visit. Interesting conceptual art videos on bottom level. Great interactive artwork. And the special exhibit featuring Ai WieWie was fantastic. Spent about two hours in museum but unfortunately ran out of time to...More

Thank geb7230
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a contemporary sculpture and art museum. There are several floors of art to look at as well as a sculpture garden across the street from the museum. Admission is free. Do be prepared to show any backpacks or purses to the guard. There...More

Thank Victoria P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have visited this museum a couple times previously when visiting DC and have always been surprised by something fresh and stimulating. Modern art at its best! A must see.

Thank S S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Along with informative videos, this exhibit showcases the work of the artist and his ongoing impetus to speak out on social issues, particularly ones that limit and destroy speech. Ironically the artist who shines the light is himself one of those artists, a political prisoner,prevented...More

Thank unhappytraveller123
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I went to see the Gettysburg installation which was simply awesome. Absolutely awesome. We ended up walking around and catching a cool LEGO exhibit by Wei Wei and several other exhibitions, including some interactive ones.

Thank traveler_dac
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We have been to DC a number of times but never ventured into this museum. We are glad we stopped in on this visit! There were so many interesting and fun exhibits, both inside and outside. We still don't understand why some of the things...More

Thank SevenJuran
Reviewed 9 November 2017

This museum was something my friends and I found online, it was a recommended museum in D.C. It was super fun with great exhibitions and even interactive art, which is something I really appreciate. If you want to get a full experience of the museum...More

Thank tiffanylF2422CS
Reviewed 5 November 2017

While you are walking on the National Mall you can take a slight detour and visit the Hirshhorn sculpture garden. There are some interesting sculptures here in a nice garden setting.

Thank Jim_atl
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22 July 2017|
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Response from baldeagle46 | Reviewed this property |
It depends how crowded it is and what exhibit is there-weekends usually require more time
23 June 2017|
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Response from Lori H | Reviewed this property |
I would say an hour or so depending how much you enjoy the exhibits.