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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 - 21:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Trafalgar Square, London WC2N 5DN, England
Trafalgar Square / Embankment
+44 20 7747 2885
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Grayson Perry's doing them, an now another male artist tackles large scale tapestry. The story is well told, with a special installation of preparatory drawings and the finished piece in a muralled room. The work is technically challenging, pushing the craft to another level managing...More

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Reviewed yesterday

This art museum has something for everyone. The multiple rooms have a great collection of paintings from various artists and periods. It is all quite manageable and you are able to see most of it in a few hours. Take some time and admire the...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Visited the National Gallery on 26/07.2017 the ladies toilets were apalling. Wet floor, out of order sinks and general untidiness. Not good for a building with a large tourist capacity. Also.tea room in basement left a lot to be desired with uncleared and dirty tables....More

Thank Patricia D
Reviewed yesterday

I really liked that the museum was free of charge. But it is so big that one really can't take it in all at once.

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Reviewed yesterday

This is a must when visiting London - the paintings are unbelievable, and add the National Portrait Gallery which is just around the corner.

Thank Jlewislondon
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

An amazing collection of classic art. What's more, it's free to get in. In Paris or Florence, you'll pay for this kind of experience. That's what's great about London; the best things are for free. Don't miss the Holbein painting "The Ambassadors". Shame about all...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Wonderful range of incredible paintings representing different periods. There are loads of famous pictures displayed so you can get close and I did not find it too crowded that I could not get near.A . The National Gallery is a paradise for art lovers and...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Stunning artworks in the centre of London. One lady was upset about having her bag searched on entry, but no one else minded.

Thank Gordon C
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This gallery has the expected great pieces of artwork but it is also a quiet haven from the bustle of Trafalgar Square, and is free entry. I didn't eat here this time but have previously and it's good for that too! A true national treasure.

Thank Jordan1964
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We enjoyed visiting this iconic gallery. It is extremely well set up and the artworks are sensational.

Thank Lyndel A
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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16 July 2017|
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Response from audreyblack15 | Reviewed this property |
Tube to Charing Cross ,then short walk to Trafalgar Square the up a short incline to Portrait gallery .Any bus going to Trafalgar Square is also very handy
Yvonne G
10 April 2017|
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Response from WeirdHippy | Reviewed this property |
They are open 10-6pm - nothing on the website suggests this will differ for Easter.