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North Carolina Museum of Art

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Address: 2110 Blue Ridge Rd, Raleigh, NC 27607
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+1 919-839-6262
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Tue - Thu 10:00 - 17:00
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One of the leading art museums in the American South, the North Carolina...

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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Excellent art collection

You will spend at least two hours in this Museum. Well worth your time I recommend if you're in Raleigh it's a got a cold place.

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Coconut Creek, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

You will spend at least two hours in this Museum. Well worth your time I recommend if you're in Raleigh it's a got a cold place.

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North Carolina Coast, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We are so very fortunate to have an art gallery of such stature. It really is fabulous, and attracts a wonderful variety of exhibits. Great location and easy to access.

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Cary, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I like the new addition to the place. I have been here several times already. Every visit is always a new experience. That's awesome. The restaurant is quite pricey though.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Calling it a garden is a bit of a misnomer as the area is very large and open. The museum has done a wonderful job of incorporating such a large area into the museum's overall environment. The new entrance with its ample parking is lovely with a multitude of plantings. The walks on the well-maintained paths go past many new... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Always some thing new to see,, make sure you see the Rodin sculpture collection. Stop at the Iris Restaurant for lunch.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The walking / biking park and outdoor theater are as much a delight as the inside exhibits at the museum. Rarely will you find such extensive art outside along a path that traverses open fields, woods and streams and manicured pools and rose gardens. Many people do not realize that the outside has an extensive landscape plan that is used... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This are museum is one of the best in America. They have even won awards for it's design. It not only has 2 very large buildings housing hundreds of famous art it has an outdoor park with trails. Included in this outdoor area there is an theater which has concerts and movies. Great for the entire family, friend and couples.

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Auburn, Alabama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent most of a day at NCMA, and we were nicely surprised by the range of art and the beautiful presentation. I was actually floored by the quality of art from Renaissance to contemporary. After spending several hours in the galleries, we had a nice lunch in the cafe, then walked on the paths that feature large-scale outdoor sculpture.... More 

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Granite Falls, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a spur of the moment, let's stop here on the way home from a school trip to the government buildings... decision. And so glad we did! The simplicity of the white walls and wood flooring allowed one to focus on the beauty of the art itself while the tall windows covered in sheer curtains was the perfect filtered... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

While the Modern Art area was interesting, I loved the collections from Egypt, Medieval times, the Renaissance. If you have any interest in great artwork, this is the place to go. I can't wait to go again and see the Ansel Adams display.

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