Whether you live in Washington DC or you are just planning to visit, the National Gallery of Art is a wonderful, free, entertaining way to spend your day. There is plenty that can be done at the museum depending on the available time that you have.
The National Gallery of Art offers different types of tours. They have, free of charge, audio tours that guide you through the museum which are available for adults, children and also in Foreign Languages. If you are looking for a guided tour, there are several tours that focus on specific museum collections and depending on the season they also offers student tours. If you wish to visit, but don’t want to have a guided tour there are PDF’s available on the website which give you information on each must see exhibit in the gallery.
If you are looking for activities for the family, the National Gallery of Art also offers different activities depending on the season. In the winter they offer a skating rink, other times they have film programs, concerts, or even jazz shows in the garden.
No matter what time of year or time of day you come to visit, you will be amazed with the fun that can be had while visiting the national Gallery of Art.