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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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Hours Today: 10:00 - 18:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Trafalgar Square, London WC2N 5DN, England
Trafalgar Square / Embankment
+44 20 7747 2885
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Reviewed today

Great place, with lots of rooms of art, and very busy too. Always worth a visit when in London......

Thank Oxslip
Reviewed today

We visited this place on our educational tour and was really nice. The paintings walked me thru history and I really learned a lot. I am glad I joined this trip this time. A must visit place! I was not disappointed.

Thank Salvi T
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I've been to museums all over from the Met to the Louvre and I absolutely love the National Gallery just as much! So many classic works of art to see! It's too big to do in a day I think if you're really into art,...More

Thank girlonthewander
Reviewed yesterday

We turned up at 6pm, a party of four, and were found a table by the pleasant staff at the restaurant. Nice food, attractive surroundings and as we ordered the pre theatre fixed menu, it was also very reasonable. The Gallery was open until 9pm,...More

Thank AnnieBooboos
Reviewed yesterday

Just visited the National Gallery as part of a day trip to London, all I can say is if you like art this place is a real must

Thank Peter P
Reviewed yesterday

Tremendous offerings here, loved the Venice paintings, grand scale building, saw some artists I had not known. What a range and it says much about the UK that such valuable art is open to all at no costs. Bravo to the Brits.

Thank 33searcher
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Having seen “Loving Vincent” so recently in Brisbane Australia, viewing Van Gogh’s work again in the National Gallery on this trip, made the experience that much richer. The entire Gallery is beautiful and the range of work was a treat. So many familiar images and...More

Thank Juliette B
Reviewed 2 days ago

A place-to-be where many painting of different styles and countries are collected into a wonderful place. More, art in England is free of charge, so it's possible to everyone to enjoy of this absolute opportunity. I love it!

Thank DMG32
Reviewed 2 days ago

The history of art under one roof. If you are interested in art then of course you will come here! Allow plenty of time.

Thank Michael K
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

You could spend a really long time here. All artworks very well preserved and displayed. Very well cared for museum.

Thank Wayne S
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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11 October 2017|
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Response from WJP89 | Reviewed this property |
Hi! We felt the same way. We took a "hop on/hop off" bus tour on our first day. it was worth the price. There are several different companies to choose from but they all seem to offer basically the same tours. We paid 37... More
16 September 2017|
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Response from Ivan M | Reviewed this property |
It's FREE Drawn in Colour: Degas from the Burrell 20 September 2017 – 7 May 2018 Members' preview day: 19 September Ground Floor Galleries Admission free, donations welcome The only additional cost I saw was for the... More