The Phillips Collection

Top 2% of attractions in Washington DC
9 / 10

8 expert reviews

“The Phillips Collection is an art museum founded in 1921 by Duncan and Marjorie Phillips.”

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Concierge Concierge
"The nation's first contemporary-art museum, the personal collection of Duncan and Marjorie Phillips is housed in a Georgian Revival mansion near Dupont Circle."
Frommer's Frommer's
"Pieces from the permanent collection are on display in the 1897 building, which retains the feel of a gracious home, with its leaded- and stained-glass windows." Full review
Lonely Planet Lonely Planet
Top Choice
"Immaculately designed and dappled with some of the best creativity you’ll ever see for free." Full review
Travel + Leisure Travel + Leisure
"The nearly 100-year-old Phillips Collection showcases modern art and impressionist paintings." Full review
Michelin Guide Michelin Guide
3 Stars
"The Phillips Collection, the nation's first museum of modern art, maintains a choice collection of some 3,000 outstanding works by prominent American and European artists." Full review
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