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The National Gallery of London Guided Museum Tour - Semi-Private 8ppl Max provided by Babylon Tours London

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The National Gallery of London Guided Museum Tour - Semi-Private 8ppl Max

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
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Updated 25/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 25/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
One of the most celebrated museums in England is the National Gallery of London, known for its sizable, world-class collection of masterworks. First-time visitors can be sure to see the museum's most celebrated paintings on this tour, which includes a guide to lead the way. Highlights include works by Vincent van Gogh and Leonardo Da Vinci, and expert commentary as you go.
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You'll start at
The National Gallery
Trafalgar Square, Charing Cross, London WC2N 5DN, UKMeet your guide outside the Sainsbury wing entrance by the red telephone booth situated on the sidewalk of Pall Mall E across the street from the Canada House.
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You'll end at
The National Gallery
Trafalgar Square, Charing Cross, London WC2N 5DN, UKMeet your guide outside the Sainsbury wing entrance by the red telephone booth situated on the sidewalk of Pall Mall E across the street from the Canada House.
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Highlights
  • Art fans tour the National Gallery of London on a museum highlights tour
  • Don't miss the exceptional pieces in the collection of more than 2,000 works
  • Get an intimate experience on this small-group tour, capped at just 8 guests
  • Enjoy a great value, with a guide and free gallery entry, included
Important Information
Departure Point
The National Gallery, Trafalgar Square, Charing Cross, London WC2N 5DN, UK
Duration
120–150 minutes
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Semi-Private Museum Tour
  • Semi-Private" Means Group Size Is Never More Than 8 Guests Maximum
  • Professional Tour Guide
  • Duration 2 - 2.5 Hours
Exclusions
  • Tour price does NOT include hotel pickup or drop-off (we recommend UBER or Taxi)
  • Tour price does NOT include gratuities (optional)
  • Tour is NOT available for those with walking disabilities or using a wheelchair
  • Temporary exhibitions NOT included
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • It is imperative that you provide us with guests MOBILE PHONE NUMBER (including country code)
  • A maximum of 8 people per tour allowed
  • Minimum numbers apply. This tour will not run without a minimum of 2 guests to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Notes: National Gallery and other attractions or museums in London may be subjected to occasional closures without previous warning from the museum management. When this occurs, we will provide guests with an appropriate alternative if the museum opening time is delayed more than 1h from the tour starting time. In these cases we are unable to provide refunds or discounts. Appropriate dress is required for entry into some sites on this tour. No large bags or suitcases are allowed inside the museum, only handbags or small thin bag packs are allowed through security. Due to increased security measures at many attractions some lines may form on tours with 'Skip the Line' or 'No Wait' access. Some specific rooms inside the museum are subjected to a very quiet or restricted right to speak inside, in this cases your guide will provide the information about this places before entering the specific rooms where this rule applies. Some collections may vary along the year.
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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SADAZ wrote a review Aug. 2020
Berkshire14 contributions19 helpful votes
The tour was excellent. Kathy was very knowledgable and gave great insight into the collection, the building and the local environment. Looking forward to our next trip.
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Date of experience: August 2020
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Kyle L wrote a review Feb. 2020
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This tour was amazing. Our tour guide Kathy was particularly awesome. I would highly recommend this tour to anyone who is looking to go to the national gallery for the first time.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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SusanJayneA wrote a review Jan. 2020
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Today we visited the N Gallery and had a wonderful time.The gallery was busy but people kept moving and lots of space to stand and admire the wonderful works of art.The David Bomberg exhibition gives belated recognition to an important British artist whose work deserves to be a
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Date of experience: January 2020
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NiamhB83 wrote a review Jan. 2020
Dublin, Ireland1 contribution
My Mum was in London for the weekend and I treated her to this tour for her Birthday. We were very fortunate as even though we had booked on the semi-private tour we were the only ones who had booked it so we got our very own private tour! Kathy Harrison was out guide and we
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Khalifa wrote a review Oct. 2019
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates15 contributions2 helpful votes
Anthony was absolutely amazing. We’ve been to the national galleries several times across the years, and we have a bit of a background on western art history. However, he made it completely different moving us from a piece to another with a beautifully curated narrative over the
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Art History...behind the painting
Tony the tour guide was fantastic. When I informed him it was more about history than the nuances of art he was mor
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Fabulous
Fabulous informative tour. Kathy was extremely knowledgable and a wonderful character. The one way system was not
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MargueriteG135
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Recommended tour
Very comprehensive tour from Covent Garden to Westminster at good pace . We were lucky that we were the only ones
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Very interesting
Really interesting tour of the City past and present . We were lucky as we were the only people booked so it was li
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Semi Private tour of British Museum & National Gallery
The enthusiasm and knowledge that Stephanie has of these two museums was incredible! Not only did she have a wealt
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Gilbert A
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Very cool
Today was our lucky day, Danielle was our tour guide, ans me and my girlfriend were the only two on the tour. (Prob
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British History Museum & London City Center Westminster Tour
Excellent tour guide with Tony. His expertise made the visit much more meaningful. He was knowledgeable with humor
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British museum and London city tour
Excellent tour with Tony! He was wonderfully knowledgeable with humor and personality. He added tidbits of informa
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British Museum, introduction
Excellent tour, just the right balance between being informative about key exhibits in the main rooms and avoiding
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382act
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Best tour and guide ever!
Becky, our tour guide, is phenomenal! Not only is she incredibly knowledgeable regarding the museum pieces, but sh
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Changing of the Guards
Great guide. Very knowledgeable. Tour included all aspects of the Changing of the Guards plus some British histor
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M8223KUadams
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A terrific visit with Becky
We really enjoyed our tour from beginning to end. Becky was knowledgeable, kind, friendly and provided us with a gr
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National History Museum
We were very pleased to having a tour. Becky is amazing bright guide. It was very valued time for my children. 100%
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Guided tour: a Must at the British Museum
Our Babylon Tours guide, Becky, was an excellent guide with a great knowledge of History. She was very important in
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Incredible private tour of the British Museum!!
We really enjoyed our tour with Kathy! With such a limited time in the British Museum, we had a very thorough overv
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