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“Amazing collection”
Review of National Gallery

National Gallery
Ranked #1 of 1,912 things to do in London
Certificate of Excellence
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: 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.
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

Returned to visit more of the permanent collection. Last visit was to the early works. This visit covered 1700 onwards including the Impressionists. A great selection of Turner, Constable and Stubbs' work. A very impressive Stubbs portrait of the race horse Whistlejacket - almost life size. Some beautiful winter scenes and a good selection of Impressionists. Go early as the Van Gogh paintings are almost impossible to see later on. Also you will avoid the tourists taking photos of every painting.

Thank amandaj0510
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Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

Only had time for an hour or two...the size and quality of the collection could keep you here for days. The audio guide was worth the price, especially given the free admission. A world class art gallery for certain!

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Reviewed 5 April 2018

I especially loved the Turner collection. The rooms are well lit and the collection of artworks is extensive

Thank JulieDsTravels
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Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

As ever always amazes me can go to all the museums in London free of charge....not been here for about 30 years but saw something on TV about a Monet exhibition so decided to revisit. Was very busy given it was Easter and school holidays but even so the place is massive so never felt that busy. Amazing that you can get so close to the works of art and it's a great looking location as well. Probably would visit at quieter period next time to sit and view. Make sure you don't miss the Van Gogh pieces as worth the trip alone.

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Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

It’s hard t believe this is all free! You can spend days in this museum. The map is easy to follow and the workers/volunteers were helpful. Walk slowly and enjoy!

Thank Tammy H
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