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Spent an afternoon here and enjoyed it immensely. Went on a Monday and it was not crowded at all. Large rooms and galleries present the paintings in an uncluttered manner. Lots of places to sit and soak it all in. Wonderful
The National Gallery is a fantastic place to visit and of course having free admission is a bonus.
However I have been to a couple of the paid exhibitions and found them very uninspiring especially the Michael Jackson exhibition. In fact I found it rubbish,...More
....could you enter such a beautiful building in such a central location and view so much fine art - all for free!!. A must visit for any tourist of local and a huge well done to all that make this happen - it is truly...More
We visited the Gallery on our last afternoon in London. Bad mistake! We should have visited it earlier and come back several times. The Gallery has a range of art to suit all tastes. It’s humbling to see such genius on show and wish you...More
If I had to choose one museum in London to revisit, this would be it. It’s amazing to me the amount of wonderful art that spans such a vast amount of time. When I saw the Botticelli and da Vinci paintings, I cried. Having only...More
What a wonderful place this is. The sun was shining so the fun started outside with the Street performers. The art speaks for itself, how lucky are we to be able to feast our eyes on the greats from the art world.
I’d love to...More
We came to see this wonderful exhibition of a largely unknown English painter who painted in the US and drew inspiration from the likes of Constable and Turner who are also displayed here. The exhibition is extensive and very well curated. Combine this with the...More
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
these major sites are quiet lanes and antiquated pubs to discover, as well as riverside vistas to enjoy on the embankment. With a calendar full of celebratory events, any time of year is a fine time to visit.
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Your 14 year old will enjoy the V&A more as it has a wider variety of objects. My 13 year old loved it. But you really should try and get to the National Gallery as well as it has some of the best and most famous painting... More
Your 14 year old will enjoy the V&A more as it has a wider variety of objects. My 13 year old loved it. But you really should try and get to the National Gallery as well as it has some of the best and most famous painting in the world.