The National Gallery

The National Gallery
The National Gallery
Trafalgar Square, London, WC2N 5DN
  • Telephone 020 7747 2885
  • Opening times Mon–Thu, Sat & Sun 10am–6pm; Fri 10am–9pm.
  • Food served Mon–Fri 8am–-11pm; Sat 9am–-11pm; Sun 9am–-6pm.
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  • Website www.nationalgallery.org.uk
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London's National Gallery was established in 1824 and its policy of making great art available to be viewed for free has helped it to become one of the most-visited art museums in the world. Its collection may be only a fraction of the size of its rivals, but few galleries have so many masterpieces under one roof, with iconic works by pretty much every major artist from the mid-13th century to 1900. Among its treasures are Titian's Bacchus and Ariadne, van Eyck's Arnolfini Portrait, Botticelli's Venus and Mars, Constable's Hay Wain, Turner's The Fighting Temeraire, and countless others.

The Gallery has expanded gently over the years and now offers a wide range of children's activities, outreach programmes, accessibility initatives and two fine places to eat in the Dining Room (very English comfort food) and the Cafe (a more cosmopolitan menu). The Salisbury Wing Theatre is a venue for talks, presentations and even the occasional play.

  • Provides: Children's high chairs, Wheelchair access
  • Open since: 1824

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Thursday 17 August

Sunley Room Admission free, donations welcome 020 7747 2885
Sainsbury Wing Prices to be confirmed 020 7747 2885
North Galleries Prices to be confirmed 020 7747 2885
Room 1 Admission free, donations welcome 020 7747 2885
Gallery G and Annenberg Court Admission free, donations welcome 020 7747 2885
Room 1 Admission free, donations welcome 020 7747 2885
Room 1 Admission free, donations welcome 020 7747 2885
Ground Floor Galleries Prices to be confirmed 020 7747 2885

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