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National Gallery

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The National Gallery houses the national collection of paintings in the Western European tradition from the 13th to the 19th centuries. It is on show 361 days a year, free of charge.
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Trafalgar Square, London WC2N 5DN, England
Trafalgar Square / Embankment
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Reviewed today via mobile

It's a good place for a rainy day wander around. OK if you're into your art then you'll take it a bit more seriously but anyone will get a buzz from just taking a stroll around the galleries.

Thank Charles_and_Susan
Reviewed today via mobile

It can be repetitive. After you've seen a crown, the other twenty look the same. Same goes for armours. You walk mile inside the impressive castle, looking at original king's and queen's belongings, which is impressive at first but at some point you get the...More

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Reviewed today via mobile

A brilliant exhibition of world and British art I cannot recommend it highly enough if visiting our great capital of the greatest country in the world GREAT Britain

Thank RGBeardie
Reviewed today

it is always a great experience to visit this museum. you will not be disappointed. if you go during busy summer days, try to go early.

1  Thank jess_smithsf
Reviewed today

I love the fact that London has many no cost museums. Their National Gallery has a very good collection of the masters and not so well known artists. I love that you walk through with a audio guide and rooms are set up in times/periods.

1  Thank Gregg C
Reviewed yesterday

DaVinci, Velazquez, Van Gogh, Monet and much more. This was a great art museum to visit. pieces from many different periods of art.

1  Thank Shannon W
Reviewed yesterday

Spent an afternoon here and enjoyed it immensely. Went on a Monday and it was not crowded at all. Large rooms and galleries present the paintings in an uncluttered manner. Lots of places to sit and soak it all in. Wonderful

Thank Jose J
Reviewed yesterday

Really helpful staff that gave good advice on what to see and where acknowledging that I was travelling with two you children. They loved it which made my visit all the more enjoyable!

Thank lisa31w
Reviewed yesterday

the national gallery is free to enter! a must for visiting the area. a very central location- 15min walk to Westminster. a beautiful building full of beautiful paintings. will be visiting again.

Thank paul b
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The National Gallery is a fantastic place to visit and of course having free admission is a bonus. However I have been to a couple of the paid exhibitions and found them very uninspiring especially the Michael Jackson exhibition. In fact I found it rubbish,...More

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Trafalgar Square / Embankment
With its iconic Nelson’s Column, majestic oversized
lions and brightly-lit fountains, Trafalgar Square is
not just considered the heart of this bustling London
hub, but the very core of the city itself. Beyond this
esteemed gathering place are more famous icons, as
well as a disproportionate numbers of the city’s most
popular cultural attractions including the National
Gallery and many West End theaters. Along the way to
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Response from Marilyn A | Reviewed this property |
Your 14 year old will enjoy the V&A more as it has a wider variety of objects. My 13 year old loved it. But you really should try and get to the National Gallery as well as it has some of the best and most famous painting... More
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