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Renwick Gallery

17th Street and Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington DC, DC 20560
+1 202-357-2700
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A museum of American craft art that begins with James Renwick’s architectural design of the building itself.
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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17th Street and Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington DC, DC 20560
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+1 202-357-2700
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The Renwick ranks high on my list of favorite DC museums. It is intimate yet often features towering works of art. If you have ninety minutes and want to explore contemporary craft masters in clay, wood, textiles, metal, glass and whimsy pay a visit. On...More

Thank John C
Reviewed 5 days ago

If you are in the area, I would recommend to stop by. It is a small gallery so only plan 30 minutes. It is all American artist featured.

Thank Kathy L
Reviewed 6 days ago

The building is GORGEOUS and the art inside is just as beautiful. Only need about an hour to get thru everything. Well worth the time!

Thank Stephen D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to visit this museum on the suggestion from friends who live in the D.C. area. Two floors of beautiful works of art from pottery to marble. Don't miss this museum!

Thank Olivia2840
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Truly lovely and free museum across from the White house! Sometimes there is a line out the door, but its certainly a treat when you get the museum to yourself! Host to fabulous exhibits and friendly staff

Thank Franytish
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Many of the American artist portraits will leave you in awe...Visit the large gallery on the second floor. I love interactive videos.

Thank Native Q
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Smithsonian's Renwick Museum was great! It showcased interesting and innovative American artists. We found a few great pieces like the draped wooden grandfather clock and Chihuly chandelier. It also had a nice place to learn more about the gallery through interactive videos.

Thank chickabeegrrl
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited this Gallery on the recommendation of our son who is at school in DC. Please make the effort it was so worth it. It is not overwhelming, easy to see quickly if you are limited by time.

Thank Trish P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I never heard of the Renwick Gallery but it was very close to our hotel. It doesn't take long to go through the place as it isn't very big and as the art isn't your normal stuff you see in museums you either like something...More

Thank aender
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

every time I've been they've had truly thought provoking exhibits. a small gallery that doesn't take long to explore but will leave you with some of the best memories and pics.

Thank stopngo
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colortruth
are there wheel chairs available? if so how many on premises? if there are not wheel chairs available, can i use my small electric travel scooter?-thanks- doug e.
30 April 2017|
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Response from bethydollar | Reviewed this property |
No there are not wheelchairs available. There is an elevator. The only thing I have a hesitation about is the entrance. I would say to contact the museum for an accessible entrance.
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Recycle12
Do you have wheelchairs for use?
8 March 2016|
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Response from JMH1896392262 | Reviewed this property |
I don't recall seeing any wheelchairs, although that doesn't mean they aren't available. I know there is a dedicated handicap entrance.
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