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National Gallery

Open Now: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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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
+44 20 7747 2885
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Reviewed today

The National Gallery is a wonderful venue to see so many art treasures. Access is easy, restaurant and cafes en site and of course a well stocked shop.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Jean M
Reviewed today via mobile

I and my best friend visited this museum yesterday. We didn't need to buy tickets for general areas but we had to buy tickets (near 10 pounds) for chance to see some Dega, Van Gogh, Monet, Manet and other works. I really enjoyed every portrait,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank maelifia
Reviewed yesterday

Do not miss this wonderful gallery. Packed full of so many stunning works of art. It would be impossible to choose a favourite. Just go.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank vivienne w
Reviewed yesterday

Very impressive collection of art.we spend there 3 hours and didnt get bored of anything. would definitely reccomend!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Justine H
Reviewed yesterday

This place is very memorable place to visit to everyone who wants to visit and stay here in the heart of city of London because of different unforgettable portrait of pictures from way back old centuries....

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank AkoCNoypi
Reviewed yesterday

Great day out with the family or friends, lots to do in the area too so cant go wrong. The gallery itself is fantastic, friendly staff and lots to see inside

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank FoodieRush
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Made my skin crawl. A horrible atmosphere. What a waste of the country's money. Generally showing off a lot of what only the history rich could afford by artists who had great painting talent but many must have had twisted minds. I couldn't wait to...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 416craigm
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

What a wonderful exhibition. It is full of vibrant painting from some wonderful artists. It's from a collection of private art collector.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank blueboytwo
Reviewed yesterday

Although free to enter and the door staff were excellent, easily visible signage was poor once inside. The paintings were well lit but communal areas within the galleries were not. Too many bulky backpacks became a danger to people with mobility issues, even though there...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Chris1of2
Reviewed yesterday

Everywhere around you, there are pieces that made up art history. Yes it's not a fake, it's the real painting. Mæli með ef þið viljið sjá eitthvað æðislegt. Mjög mikið auðþekkt.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank AnnaArifan03
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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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2 December 2018|
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Response from MillyT73 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, but due to an unknown Rembrandt in packing area, they now don't take Monet, cards only.
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3 June 2018|
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Response from hdthequeen | Reviewed this property |
I wasn’t as impressed with the V&A museum, but I absolutely loved the National Gallery because there are so many different types of art to see. If you want to see things other than paintings, then the V&A museum might be... More
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3 June 2018|
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60 minutes.