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Museum Hack DC

Closes in 22 min: 07:00 - 23:00
Open today: 07:00 - 23:00
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This ain't your grandma's museum tour. What we offer is a fun, group-oriented VIP museum adventure. You will be entertained... and learn a bit along the way. We strive to offer a brand new view of the National Gallery, one that you wouldn't get by...more
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Hours Today: 07:00 - 23:00
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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National Gallery of Art, Washington DC, DC 20565
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+1 800-210-9676
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All reviews art history two hours each piece our tour guide high energy great tour super fun highly recommend this tour hour tour paintings and sculptures behind the scenes love art works of art interesting stories art lovers fun experience small group
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Reviewed 26 November 2018

I scheduled the Un-Highlights tour at the National Gallery of Art in Washington as a birthday gift for my wife (a PhD candidate in History). Neither one of us have more than a pedestrian knowledge of art or the art world. Simply put, this tour...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Mat M
Reviewed 2 November 2018 via mobile

Do not go to the National Gallery of Art without Erich. Just don’t. You’ll finally care about art AND understand why you care. A rare combination to be sure. SO worth the money- but more importantly the TIME, in a place where there there’s so...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Misty S
Reviewed 23 October 2018

For two hours, Kieran kept us engaged in a variety of ways with stories, activities and some posing. You won't be discussing perspective, shading and periods, but rather the stories behind the painters and those depicted. You will get to know the other participants, too,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

Toured the national gallery with Kieran. What a fun way to explore the museum! Kieran made it very informative and interactive for everyone on the tour. Would highly recommend this new way of learning about museums. If you like getting the back story, this ones...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 22 October 2018

My wife and I went on Museum Hack's "Un-Highlights Tour" of the National Gallery of Art on Saturday, Oct. 20th, guided by Molly, and had just simply an incredibly fun experience. Molly's passion and enthusiasm was infectious. The pieces and artists she chose to focus...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Robert D
Reviewed 18 September 2018

We took the Museum Hack tour of the National Gallery of Art last week, and it re-engaged us with this fabulous museum. As the museum is local for us, we have visited it often. But Museum Hack's high-energy, knowledgeable tour guide Molly brought us new...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

My daughter and I did the “Unhighlights Tour” of the National Gallery with Molly. She’s amazing! A font of knowledge and super entertaining. This was our 2nd Museum Hack tour and I wouldn’t hesitate to do another one. A great way to hear the story...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Lisa G
Reviewed 16 September 2018

Attended the Unhighlights Tour of the National Gallery of Art. Molly used impeccably-sourced information, and structured her talks to get you to hang on her every word. Never felt overloaded or rushed. It is a tour for adult-ish people; sex and violence and the occasional...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Keegan D
Reviewed 10 September 2018

Such a great experience! Caroline was a stellar guide - SUPER knowledgeable, and she connected with everyone in our group. Loved learning some of the swarmy background stories behind the artist's and their subjects. Have been to the National Gallery multiple times in the past,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 25 August 2018

I took the tour at the National Gallery of Art with a group of friends. It was informative and fun. It provided an important perspective on women’s role in the art at the museum. Our tour guide Hannah was great. She was very thoughtful and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Thomas F
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Our policy has recently changed, and we're working to ensure it is clear across our website. We do require kids to be at least 16 years old to come on our public tours, as we're aiming to craft an experience for adults to... More
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