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Dulwich Picture Gallery

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Small gallery with some interesting paintings

Small gallery with some interesting paintings. The magnificent Girl in the Window by Rembrandt... read more

Reviewed 24 January 2019
GillyT
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Harlow, United Kingdom
Little jewel of a gallery

It's a bit of an effort to get to from central London (tube to Brixton, then bus to Dulwich) but... read more

Reviewed 21 January 2019
catfish_hurdles
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Nailsworth, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 24 January 2019

Small gallery with some interesting paintings. The magnificent Girl in the Window by Rembrandt made the £8 entry so worthwhile. Enjoyed the setting of the art and the light coming from the ceiling. This is a very pretty intimate gallery inside and the colour of...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank GillyT
Reviewed 21 January 2019

It's a bit of an effort to get to from central London (tube to Brixton, then bus to Dulwich) but well worth it. The building itself is a marvel: the first purposefully-built art gallery in Britain (1811). The easily-overlooked internal mausoleum is also well worth...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 7 January 2019 via mobile

A lovely small space but little in the way of “masterpieces”. The Ribera Exhibition was very thought provoking as was the accompanying dance performance. The combined entrance fee for both exhibitions would have been prohibitive were it not for our National Art passes, which saved...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 2 January 2019

Small gallery, impressive collection of artwork by well known artists. Eight pounds entry - very reasonable. I combined visit with a look around the nearby Horniman museum (also worthwhile).

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 2 January 2019 via mobile

I have been here before but not for more than 10 years. I came to see the permanent collection which took me an hour and a half. The small additional charge for the audio guide was worthwhile. The collection is quite eclectic with regard to...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 23 December 2018

The Dulwich Picture Gallery was the first purpose-built art gallery in England. Designed by Sir John Soane, the foremost classical architect of his day, it opened in 1817. The gallery houses one of the finest collections of old masters in the country. There are top...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 13 December 2018 via mobile

Having grown up in Dulwich village, I have known this gallery since childhood, however, it is only now that I truly appreciate its’ tranquil beauty. I was tempted to revisit after reading that a favourite Monet painting was to be exhibited. The Vase with Flowers,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Princpessa
Reviewed 8 December 2018 via mobile

Some great paintings by old masters, displayed clearly on the walls in about seven rooms. The wording describing the works has a font that is slightly too small for my eyesight. Unfortunately even putting a toe over the tape line on the floor results in...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Slowshifter
Reviewed 24 October 2018

It was my third visit while in UK. Amazing collection and a wonderful venue. I will definitely go again.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Elizabeth T
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

This, the first pupose built art gallery will not disapoint. Mainly consent rating on works up to the 18th c we found the mausoleum closed as setting up a new exhibit food cafe and plenty to interest.

Date of experience: October 2018
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tbagpuss
25 November 2015|
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Response from Vic H | Reviewed this property |
We found it so interesting that we were two hours in the actual exhibition. That was also partly because we seemed to arrive at the busiest time, around 11.00 a.m.
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Response from darnoc2511 | Reviewed this property |
All the above suggestions make sense
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fussychica
26 July 2015|
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Response from Stuart L | Property representative |
Hello! If you purchase a temporary exhibition ticket that will also give you access to the Permanent Collection without the need to buy an additional ticket.
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