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The Kreeger Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 - 16:00
Open today: 10:00 - 16:00
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World class art in an architectural treasure for a donation..

We drove just over 1/2 hour from our Silver Spring home to visit this suburban museum south of... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Gene R J
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Silver Spring, Maryland
Awesome and well worth the visit!

One day a year this museum is open to the public for free. We had a great time and allow enough... read more

Reviewed 25 September 2018
Explorer1904
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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The Kreeger Museum is located in the former residence of David and Carmen Kreeger. Designed by renowned architect Philip Johnson, it showcases the Kreegers' permanent collection of 19th and 20th century paintings and sculptures.
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2401 Foxhall Rd NW, Washington DC, DC 20007-1149
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We drove just over 1/2 hour from our Silver Spring home to visit this suburban museum south of Bethesda. The quiet Saturday morning traffic not only made it a pleasant ride but there was plenty of open parking next to the mini mansion around the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Gene R J
Reviewed 25 September 2018

One day a year this museum is open to the public for free. We had a great time and allow enough time to enjoy both inside and outside. Parking can be hard if it is really busy but you can park on the street nearby...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

A hidden gem of a museum. Easily explored in under 2 hours. Wonderful docent Linnea gave a fabulous tour. The history of the couple who owned this collection was interesting as was the collection itself. Paintings and sculpture are the focus but the Philip Johnson...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

We loved the docent tour. Great collection. What a gem after crowded Smithsonian. It's suggested donation $10. Very classy

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Anna B
Reviewed 19 March 2018

This is a lovely private home-turned-museum, that brings you up close to some wonderful works of art from Monets to Picassos to a Calder—without the crowds. Although the home is mostly unfurnished now, it's still a much different feeling to see art this way than...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed 20 December 2017

Hidden in the Foxhall Crescent neighborhood, in northwest D.C., the Kreeger is a small museum, ideal for a low-key morning or afternoon. It is the former residence of David and Carmen Kreeger and holds their personal art collection, which includes paintings by Monet, Picasso, Renoir,...More

Date of experience: December 2017
2  Thank FJGonzalezG
Reviewed 10 November 2017

We spent a part of my granddaughter's birthday celebration visiting this Museum. My 2 grandkids liked the place so much!

Date of experience: December 2016
2  Thank izosaferanil
Reviewed 9 November 2017

I just loved this museum. The home in which it is housed is such unique architecture. The grounds are lovely. The small taste of the life of these two people is a wonderful story of coming out of modest means to gain wealth and then...More

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank Jjjjam
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

We went on a group tour that was very nice. Collection is small but excellent. Of particular interest were early works by Mondrian and Van Gogh that were unusual and unlike what we usually think of when think of these artists. Building itself is worthwhile.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Allen S
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Was looking for something to do while waiting to pick up family from a hospital visit...this is only 10 mins from Sibley Memorial hospital over Georgetown way. It is a terrific small collection, with Pissarro, Van Gogh, Monet, Picasso, Rubens statues, Mondrian, Kandinsky and many...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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