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National Gallery

Open Now: 10:00 - 18:00
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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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Trafalgar Square, London WC2N 5DN, England
Trafalgar Square / Embankment
+44 20 7747 2885
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Reviewed yesterday

We didn't get to see everything, but we hope to be able to return with more time to peruse. The art is amazing.

Thank davincigrrrl
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This gallery is amazing...Don’t miss it if you are in london. It features painters for van Gogh and Monet

Thank Ola K
Reviewed yesterday

You really need to visit little by little because it is so easy to become overloaded with the beauty of the art works. Every room in the gallery has visual treats! It is one of the most amazing galleries in the world - no "special"...More

Thank brockie14
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Beautiful building in a fabulous location right on Trafalgar Square. It is great for accessibility too. Excellent facilities and friendly staff

Thank Lee S
Reviewed yesterday

Well worth a visit. Very impressive collection. I love Leonard’s da Vinci and Paul Cezanne. Paintings by both are on show.

Thank Saffron263
Reviewed yesterday

This museum has an amazing collection including an entire room of Rembrandt. They have been moving things around a bit so if you go with a guide book keep in mind to use the museum updated map.

Thank tfreedman
Reviewed yesterday

I only got to spend about an hour in this wonderful gallery before it closed, but it was an hour well spent! I got to see the impressionist paintings, the ones I wanted to see most, but there were so many more amazing paintings and...More

Thank resviolist
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The staff is incredible friendly and helpful. Was a bit crowded with school groups who were rather indifferent to the art. Wide range of artists represented. Large crowds in front of Van Gogh Sunflowers-people missed the wonderful Turner’s. A very nice museum and worth a...More

Thank Maureen S
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Such an impressive collection of paintings. My personal favourites were the Van Gogh, Turner and Impressionist pieces but there is definitely something for everyone. The building itself is beautiful also. Another great free museum in London.

Thank Vacationer73558
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Not much to say.. amazing staff, amazing paintings... One of my favourite places in the world! If you are into art it's just heaven, the shop is amazing as well, I would buy everything. I would go to the National Gallery even if the entrance...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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Alexa C
2 June 2018|
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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
Christopher L
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