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Alert! You are now in the best museum in Caracas - Galeria de Arte Nacional! It is located in the Plaza Morelos area, Caracas, Venezuela. The museum exhibits Venezuelan art history and saves large collections from well-known artists. One of them is Camille Pissarro. You will be amazed by the existences of the artwork collections created during five centuries including the colonial days and Simon Bolivar's era. Enjoying the amazing artworks is the best things to do at Galeria de Arte Nacional.
A Day at The Best Museum in Town
Add Los Caobos Park in your bucket list when you finish things to do at Galeria de Arte Nacional such as adoring the Venezuelan artists' masterpieces. The park is situated near Galeria de Arte Nacional. Have self-guided tour at Los Caobos Park - one of the oldest park that Caracas has. The park opens daily and closed at 5.30 AM - 7.30 PM. At Los Caobos Park, there are some attractions that make you linger. Among local trees and Fountain of Venezuela in the center of the park, you can watch theatrical plays by young children on every weekend.
After getting the things to do at Galeria de Arte Nacional such as taking pictures in front of the artworks that impress you at most while doing the Galeria de Arte Nacional, you shall join a half-day historical tour of Caracas. Each person must pay around $80.00 for being a tour member. At 9 am, you will be picked up from your hotel or agreed departure point to start this half-day historical tour of Caracas. The first destination is a historical square - Plaza Bolivar! Stroll around the area and by the suggestion from your guide. In the next list, you'll visit the house where the independence icon of Venezuela, Simon Bolivar, was born. A guide will take to visit the Capitolio, Palacio Legislativo, and Palacio Federal. When the tour has finished, you'll return to the departure point.
There are many things to do at Galeria de Arte Nacional. After enjoying the incredible Galeria de Arte Nacional tour, let's enjoy a trip to another part of Venezuela. This is a recommended trip for you who take your children in the trip. You should add Museum of Natural Science. While you are here, you might say 'old museum', for younger visitors. Your kids will incredibly love coming here. This museum which opens daily starting from 9AM - 5 PM is only some steps from Galeria de Arte Nacional. It will add your good impression that you start having that from Galeria de Arte Nacional tour. The museum shows safari animals exhibits which are so, so, so much better and worth to watch. Your kids will learn the science and enjoy visiting the museum at the same time. There is also a garden for you to get relaxed.
How to Get Tickets?
There is no entrance fee to visit Galeria de Arte Nacional. You can get interesting artworks tour as the best things to do at Galeria de Arte Nacional without purchase any tickets.
How To Get Around?
You are able to walk to get around the area of Galeria de Arte Nacional. You can have your self-guided Galeria de Arte Nacional tour. This museum is near by other tourism destinations that you can visit by walking. It can be another things to do at Galeria de Arte Nacional.
What Should I Wear?
Best Time to Visit
Galeria de Arte Nacional is opened daily from 9 AM - 4.30 PM. On February, there's an annual carnival making people leaving the city so you don't need to be in the trafficky roads. Skies are clearer and it becomes the best time to visit place to place around Caracas such as Galeria de Arte Nacional and get your best things to do at Galeria de Arte Nacional.
Will I Need a Guide?
You are possible for having self-guided tour. You only rely on the leaflets or information that is probably written around the artworks. This museum is located near some other tourism objects in Caracas, hiring a guide for the tour will be a good idea too. The guide will recommend you better for things to do at Galeria de Arte Nacional or around. You won't skip anything, right?
How To Get There?
If you are planning to visit Venezuela by plane, from Simon Bolivar International Airport, you can get a ride to Caracas which is around 21 km. Then, you can visit Galeria de Arte Nacional by bus. Most places in Caracas can be reached by this transportation mode. You can also reach this place by metro station Bella Artes.
This is about things to do in Galeria de Arte Nacional. There, you'll see artworks. Like other museums, be careful, hold yourself by not touching them in order to avoid any unconsciously descruction. You may take photos together or the paintings only, but the use of flash might damage the paintings. One more thing is about safety and security. Always keep an eye and be careful on the pickpockets while you are having your Galeria de Arte Nacional tour.