National Gallery Private Tours - Washington DC - Art Smart
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National Gallery for Art Private Tour

A private, guided tour with your own art historian leading you to what you’ll love.

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Private, Guided Tour through the National Gallery of Art in DC

Washington DC’s National Gallery of Art (NGA) is an immense national treasure. ART SMART knows the highlights you should see and our art historian guides can lead you there on a personalized private tour. We’ll integrate art objects from the West and East Buildings and give you and overview of the museum’s development as well.

What to Expect on Your Private NGA Art Tour in DC

The tour will go at your pace; feel free to ask as many questions you would like. If you are more interested in one particular type of media (say paintings over sculpture) or a particular period (more modern than traditional Old Masters), just let us know.

Among the highlights you can explore:

  • Leonardo Da Vinci’s Ginerva de’Benci
  • Raphael’s Alba Madonna
  • Giovanni Bellini and Titian’s Feast of the Gods
  • Johannes Vermeer’s Woman Holding a Balance
  • Rembrandt’s Self-Portrait
  • Claude Monet’s Japanese Footbridge
  • Vincent van Gogh’s Self-Portrait
  • Jackson Pollock’s Number 1, 1950 (Lavender Mist)
  • Plus more highlights selected by our art historian based on what you enjoy most

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Pricing Questions

Private tours for 1 – 4 people in your group booked online* start at $225 per hour (a 5% discount over tours booked via email or phone). All tours have a two-hour minimum. Additional people and/or additional time have an additional fee. Museum admission needs to be added for each person. This is added during your booking. We will get your tickets ahead of time for you. So you can skip the lines!

* For those who need a bit more service via email and phone, our pricing begins at $225 per hour for 1 – 4 people. Larger groups are $50 per adult, $25 per child.