London’s National Gallery includes a labyrinth interior so big that it takes a map to browse it. The museum features paintings such as Italian Renaissance and Masterpieces. It also features works from the Western European tradition in the 13th to 19th centuries. There are about 2,300 amazing pieces. The pieces include the world-famous Botticelli’s “Venus and Mars”. It also features the renowned “Sunflowers” by Van Gogh.
Appreciate the wonderful works by Botticelli. Wonder on the works by Leonardo da Vinci. Other works include those by Turner, Renoir, and Rembrandt. There are pieces from Gainsborough, and of course, Van Gogh. The paintings in the collection are open to the public viewers and entrance fee is free of charge. Guided tours and guides printed on fliers are available in many languages. There are family activities for children of all ages.
Find out how Eugène Delacroix has influenced the long generations of musicians. From Matisse to the Kandinsky in the unique exhibit called ‘the Rise of Modern Art and Delacroix’.
People get awarded with the National Gallery’s assorted paintings. A day would not be enough to get a glimpse of these great masterpieces in the halls. You can take a tour offered by following the placards provided. The children sent to groups and assigned to tutors. The National Gallery gives out guides to the tours and maps made for kids. The National Gallery welcomes visitors from 10 am to 6 pm from Saturdays to Thursdays. Until 9 pm on Fridays. Although payment is not required for viewing permanent collections, the museum oftentimes charges fees for exhibitions. Check the museum’s website for display of prices. You’ll find the museum off the Charing Cross tube.
National Gallery Events
The gallery holds music concerts and exhibitions. Most of the collection exhibitions do not need a ticket, thus, you don’t have to book beforehand.
There are sessions for folks on Sundays and during school holidays. Children ages five to 12 have the chance to experience the grand gallery setting. This, whilst getting creative in a drawing. The art workshops designed for the children’s level of attention. All these are drop-ins, so you might have to wait for spaces unless you arrive early.
The comprehensive sound guides are available on free one-hour taster tours. Which usually leave from the information area in Sainsbury Wing at 11.30 am and 2.30 pm every day. With tours late at 7:00 pm every Friday. There are special trails for kids and enjoyable activities to keep them active.
Don’t miss the astounding floor mosaics found in the vestibule. All in the National Gallery entrance.
You can find Palatable dishes like à la carte and afternoon teas in the National Dining Rooms. If you want variety, the National Café with more generous menu and set lunches is a good alternative.
If you would like do some sketching, take out a foldable stool and bring along some hand-held pad. Start your own piece of art. The National Gallery hosts some occasional music performances every Friday evenings.
Address: Trafalgar Square, London WC2N 5DN, UK
Hours: Open today · 10:00 AM–6:00 PM
Director: Gabriele Finaldi
Phone: +44 20 7747 2885