National Gallery


About the National Gallery

Founded in 1824, this is the national collection and houses over 2,300 paintings dating from the mid-13th century to 1900.

It is among the most visited art museums in the world.

Apart from the main collections, there are regular exhibitions, talks and daily tours of the galleries.

Address

National Gallery,
Trafalgar Square,
London,
WC2N 5DN

Admission Charges

Entry is FREE

Link to National Gallery's website

National Gallery Opening Hours

This Week

Sun
20th May
10:00am - 6:00pm
 
Mon
21st May
10:00am - 6:00pm
 
Tues
22nd May
10:00am - 6:00pm
 
Wed
23rd May
10:00am - 6:00pm
 
Thur
24th May
10:00am - 6:00pm
 
Fri
25th May
10:00am - 9:00pm
 
Sat
26th May
10:00am - 6:00pm
 

Next Week

Sun
27th May
10:00am - 6:00pm
 
Mon
28th May
10:00am - 6:00pm
 
Tues
29th May
10:00am - 6:00pm
 
Wed
30th May
10:00am - 6:00pm
 
Thur
31st May
10:00am - 6:00pm
 
Fri
1st Jun
10:00am - 9:00pm
 
Sat
2nd Jun
10:00am - 6:00pm
 

 

Exhibitions Open Now

Explore still life through the lens of Tacita Dean, one of the genre's leading contemporary practitioners
(Ending Soon! Mon, 28th May)
1527462000

One exhibition featuring Monet’s paintings and nothing else? That’s a rare thing.
(Open 9th Apr 2018 to 29th Jul 2018)
1532818800

 

Exhibitions Opening Soon

Free  
See Ed Ruscha's modern take on the cyclical nature of civilisation, evocative of Thomas Cole's series of the same name
(Open 11th Jun 2018 to 7th Oct 2018)
£12  
Discover one of America’s leading painters of the mid-19th century.
(Open 11th Jun 2018 to 7th Oct 2018)

 

Forthcoming Events at National Gallery

What do we mean by the ‘Italian Renaissance’, and is the term still a helpful one when interpreting art from the period? Marking the bicentenary of the birth of Swiss art historian Jacob Burck
Friday, 25th May

National Gallery Map


Nearby Venues

1. National Portrait Gallery
2. Canada House Gallery
3. British Council London
4. Benjamin Franklin House
5. Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA)
6. Mall Galleries
7. Household Cavalry Museum
8. Banqueting House
9. London Transport Museum
10. Churchill War Rooms
11. Courtauld Institute of Art
12. Somerset House
13. Southbank Centre
14. Spencer House
15. The Library and Museum of Freemasonry

16. Jewel Tower
17. Royal Institution (inc Faraday Museum)
18. The Photographers' Gallery
19. Cartoon Museum
20. Guards Museum
21. Sir John Soane's Museum
22. Twinings Museum
23. The British Museum
24. Florence Nightingale Museum
25. The Building Centre
26. Handel House Museum
27. The Queen's Gallery
28. Pollock's Toy Museum
29. Novelty Automation
30. Wiener Library