The National Gallery is one of the largest museums in the world and home to some of the greatest masterpieces as “Sunflowers” by Vincent Van Gogh, “The Last Voyage” by Turner, “The portrait of husband Arnolfini ” by Van Eyck and the Rosetta Stone. All pictorial tendencies of Western Europe are represented, from the Renaissance to the French Impressionists. With more than 2,300 paintings on display, you better be prepared for a long visit. During a rainy day, why not?
And if you have a passion for art, do not forget to make a trip around the shop of the National Gallery. There are hundreds of books about art, and a large selection of reproductions of famous works. You can also do a lunch break at the excellent National Café before continuing your visit.
The National Gallery is located on Trafalgar Square. It can be accessed by subway, exiting at Westminster Station.
The museum is open every day from 10AM to 6PM. It closes later on Friday, at 9PM.
Admission to the museum and guided tours are free. Enjoy!
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