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Scottish National Gallery

The Mound, Edinburgh EH2 2EL, Scotland
+44 131 624 6200
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“van gogh” (165 reviews)
“art lovers” (81 reviews)
“old masters” (77 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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The Mound, Edinburgh EH2 2EL, Scotland
Princes Street and Gardens
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"van gogh"
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"art lovers"
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"old masters"
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"famous artists"
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"great art"
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"nice collection"
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"beautiful paintings"
in 49 reviews
"works of art"
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"da vinci"
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"permanent collection"
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"free admission"
in 99 reviews
"on display"
in 140 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 171 reviews
"princes street gardens"
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"rainy day"
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"couple of hours"
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Reviewed today via mobile

I have went see this place. Very strict , someone said no. Photography, but I find many people take photos from mobile phone. Otherwise god facilities. I took two photo .

Thank Yogesh B
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Reviewed yesterday

If you don't go, you're a fool, go here and to the National Museum of Scotland. Wish we had more time to go back and see more

Thank toddwg
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I spent two hours walking through. A variety of art in these collections and you may photograph the works. Oh, did I mention that it's free?

Thank Larry H
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Many works from many artists. Really appreciate seeing the works from many of the masters (Monet, Raphael, Rembrandt, etc). Well worth the price of admission (free).

Thank Colin V
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Great exhibition made even better by free entrance . Restaurant is brilliant too. Shop has interesting items for sale and offers wide choice of prices for gifts to purchase

Thank avisanddavid
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Reviewed 6 days ago

There aren't a lot of iconic works on display at the Scottish National Museum, but what they have is a very solid selection illustrating the history of western art from medieval altar pieces to the impressionist masters, displayed in galleries that are exceptionally well-lit and...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Anazing gallery with beautiful paintings from most european artists and Scottish From old gothic, renaissance until impressionists You will see the dutch, italians, monet, durer, rembrandt, degas, And it’s all free!

Thank afagundes
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I always love to visit nation galleries, while this one had an interesting and large collection I found the building itself hard to navigate which caused us to get a bit frustrated and lose some interest.

Thank Kirsten M
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Reviewed 1 week ago

3 floors of paintings from different painters and artists from centuries ago. It is free entrance and a very pleasant museum , for tourists , backpacks are not allowed, we had to carry them by hand.

Thank JOÃO P
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The artwork on display was quite impressive. Because the gallery was free of charge (suggested donation), we went back several times- each time seeing something different.

Thank Alanna L
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