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National Gallery

Trafalgar Square, London WC2N 5DN, England
+44 20 7747 2885
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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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Had a fun day with my boyfriend and his family! Saw some great stuff I would recommend to anyone who’s visiting

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Great gallery, very good audio tour so you can go at your own pace and get all interesting facts. Gets loud and crowded in some rooms, but overall very pleasant experience, great impressionists paintings to enjoy and many more.

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This is a less popular museum compare to the British Museum. So go here if you are trying to avoid the crowd like I did. It was a no stress and delightful visit. The collection is extensive enough to take up at least half a...More

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By larger the bigger painting in the National Gallery are those stored where we cannot see them. Many of course come out for particular schemes. This is not just a place where art is popped on the wall for the sake of it. Much work...More

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Plan your visit, there is an incredible wealth of art to see here. Well-run, spacious and well lighted. You can easily spend the day here, and the cafe food is quite good. This is something that England can be proud of.

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Love the concept of free entrance for students! This is something they should keep up beyond brexit as it ads value to society

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You have to visit it By day and by night it is a very nice and picturesque gallery Those who love the collections can say that it is one of the most attractive in all of London. A highly recommended museum for lovers of the...More

Thank Robert D
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I’m typically not a huge fan of museums but this one is pleasant. It is not well organized but it’s free and will take you a good two hours to visit all of it.

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Beautiful historic art pieces. A must for any tourist or local. Clean and modern. Friendly staff and helpful information.

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I have lived in London for a year and visited the Gallery many times. The art collection is absolutely amazing and so rich that you will be coming back many times to admire all of the art pieces. Entrance and the wifi are for free,...More

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Trafalgar Square / Embankment
With its iconic Nelson’s Column, majestic oversized
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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
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They are different. You can decide between the British Museum and the V&A. But the national gallery is full of art. The drawings there are so beautiful and you can snap some lovely photos at the Trafalgar fountains and... More
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