Directions To Pavilion Cafe

Pavilion Cafe Map

The National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden is located at the intersection of 7th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW in Washington D.C., directly across from the National Gallery of Art and the National Archives. There is limited street parking available. The nearest Metro stops are Smithsonian and L'Enfant Plaza on the Orange and Blue Lines and Archives/Navy Memorial on the Yellow and Green Lines.

There are six public entrances to the Sculpture Garden:
-  one on Constitution Avenue at 9th Street
-  three on 7th Street (one directly across from the Gallery's West Building entrance)
-  two on the National Mall between 7th and 9th Streets NW.

Phone: (202) 289-3361, ext. 5

Cafe Hours

Labor Day to mid-November
Mon - Sat:  10 am - 4pm
Sun:             11 am - 5 pm

mid-November - mid-March
Mon - Thu:  10 am - 7pm
Fri - Sat:       10 am - 9pm
Sun:               11 am - 7 pm

mid-March - Memorial Day
Mon - Sat:   10 am - 4pm
Sun:              11 am - 5 pm

Memorial Day - Labor Day
Mon-Thu:   10 am - 6pm
Fri:               10 am - 8:30 pm
Sat:              10 am - 6 pm
Sun:             11 am - 6 pm

Closed Dec 25 and Jan 1


Food and Beverages
Guests may purchase food and beverages from the Pavilion Café and its carts located around the Garden or bring their own picnics. Alcoholic beverages may not be brought to the premises from outside and are subject to confiscation. Security officers reserve the right to inspect all items brought into the Sculpture Garden.

For the safety of visitors and works of art, access to the Sculpture Garden will be limited if the space becomes too crowded.

Inclement Weather
Concerts may be cancelled due to excessive heat or inclement weather.