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National Gallery

Open Now: 10:00 - 18:00
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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
+44 20 7747 2885
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Reviewed today

the national gallery are one of the bst cultural stuff to do in london if you are someher around it you should go for it

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Reviewed yesterday

Its free (apart from special exhibitions). Always so much so see and admire. Sort of place you can dip into for an hour or spend a day there. If you like are or would like to have a look at some of the best in...More

Thank Gyros_295
Reviewed yesterday

Wonderful gallery. I was a little rushed on my visit. Next time I will take more time and also join the 10 minute talks..

Thank lauradenem
Reviewed yesterday

I only had a few hours in London at the end of a business trip but a local had recommended stopping by the gallery. Best part is that the entrance fee is free (donation) which made it totally worthwhile to stop by for a short...More

Thank SarahK30
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Perfection... wonderful way to spend a rainy day. Each time I visit I notice something new. Take a break, have a coffee & continue

Thank janetjj2016
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

What a superb museum and a real privilege to see such great art.Its a shame the museum has so many people blocking the entrance with iPads asking for donations.

Thank Doctor1ROB
Reviewed yesterday

If you have time to kill the the National gallery is a perfect place to go, free entry, as is all museums in London, plenty of paintings to view including Monet and Van Gogh.

Thank SinWithAGrin86
Reviewed yesterday

We try and spend a couple of hours in the National Gallery every time we come to London. It's a unique privilege to be able to wander amongst so many exquisite paintings by the great masters and see them from only a meter away. The...More

Thank ScubaDyver
Reviewed 2 days ago

I've been there couple of times and there are so many things, that I feel i wont reach the end of it! It is a great place to visit and I recommend having comfy shoes. There is always staff around that you can ask for...More

Thank Tourist42967635022
Reviewed 2 days ago

really big paintings. some nudes may be unsuitable for younger children. interesting if you have an actual interest in art

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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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2 June 2018|
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Response from hdthequeen | Reviewed this property |
I wasn’t as impressed with the V&A museum, but I absolutely loved the National Gallery because there are so many different types of art to see. If you want to see things other than paintings, then the V&A museum might be... More
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