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North Carolina Museum of Art

2110 Blue Ridge Rd, Raleigh, NC 27607-6433
+1 919-839-6262
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Ok, this place is remarkable. We took advantage of the daily tours, but I also desired to spend a... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Excellent for brunch

We went for a birthday Sunday brunch and had a very nice time. Food and service were excellent for... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
raleigh, nc
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One of the leading art museums in the American South, the North Carolina Museum of Art (NCMA) recently completed a major, three-year expansion that places it in the front ranks of museums nationwide. The NCMA offers a permanent collection spanning more than 5,000 years, a variety of celebrated exhibitions and public programs, an amphitheater for outdoor performances, and the nation’s largest museum park—164 acres of trails and parkland containing major works of art.
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  • Very good24%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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2110 Blue Ridge Rd, Raleigh, NC 27607-6433
+1 919-839-6262
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Ok, this place is remarkable. We took advantage of the daily tours, but I also desired to spend a little bit more quality time in the Egyptian & African collections. I would love to revisit in the summer.

Thank pky_pook
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We went for a birthday Sunday brunch and had a very nice time. Food and service were excellent for a party of eight.

Thank clarence3528
Reviewed 5 days ago

I love this museum. The renovation is clean and bright, modern and really beautiful. The new building includes impressive collections, and the old building has been kept up extremely well and does not seem that old or dated inside. I have been here many, many...More

Thank brinotfromearth
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Art so wonderus you will have to pinch yourself. Walking trails and world class statuary abound. Enjoy the cuisine of Iris’s and the museums gift shop which is filled with unique items. Entree is FREE.. your tax dollars actually doing as intended providing for all...More

Thank Wayne W
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped in on Black Friday to enjoy a little culture and stay away from the malls. They were showcasing Ebony Fashion. The exhibition explores the 50-year history of the Ebony Fashion Fair (1958–2009). It was great reminiscing about the fashions through the years! The...More

Thank Charmain D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Close to Crabtree mall.. recommend three hours to spend here.. staff very nice.. they have hands on exhibits too great for the kids.. there a nice restaurant location on the premises

Thank Dee22321205
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a wonderful museum with a great variety of art from different periods set in spacious buildings, with the additional bonus of sculptures (many by Rodin) set amongst plantings and a walkway outside. The museum's regular exhibits are free, which makes this an exceptional...More

Thank AVLwriter
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you're visiting or live within a three hour radius of Raleigh, this should easily be on the top of your list as a half to all day adventure. We opted for the all day option because the museum park which is easily the largest...More

Thank slowee08
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Easy acess to this museum. Plenty of parking. And admission is free. They have two buildings - one with changeable exhibits plus special exhibits (slight charge for these). Loved the African exhibit there now. Permanent exhibits in the 2nd building include Renaisance and some impressionist...More

Thank lpear2014
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Love the NCMA. It has something for everyone. We went to the Ebony Fashion Fair exhibit and it is beautifully done. Wander the grounds, walk the Blue loop to see the outdoor installations. It is my favorite place in Raleigh

Thank SammyHam
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22 May 2016|
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Response from ncdiver52 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, open on Sundays but closed on Mondays.
Brent H
6 May 2016|
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Response from Michael F | Reviewed this property |
Free except for special exhibits.
14 January 2016|
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Response from Melissa M | Reviewed this property |
My adult son and I spent 2+ hours enjoying -- and learning from -- this amazing attraction.