National Gallery, London
The National Gallery is London’s museum dedicated to Western European paintings. Located in Trafalgar Square, the museum opened in 1838 and now houses a collection of over 2,300 works of art from the 13th through the 19th centuries. Artists on display include Botticelli, Michelangelo, Rembrandt, Van Gogh and Monet. The collection features some of the world’s most influential works of art, including Van Gogh’s Sunflowers, Rembrandt’s Self Portrait at the Age of 34 and The Arnolfini Portrait by van Eyck. The National Gallery offers audio tours and features three dining outlets and three gift shops.
The National Gallery produces an informative monthly podcast to give museumgoers behind-the-scenes tidbits about the gallery, as well as information on exhibits and interviews.
AmenitiesOpen / Closes
- Accessible by Public Transportation
- Handicapped Accessible