The National Gallery

An art museum housing an extensive collection of European paintings, including works by famous artists from the Middle Ages to the 20th century.

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The National Gallery's Grand Entrance

As we step into the iconic building, our eyes are immediately drawn to the stunning Grand Entrance. Adorned with intricate moldings and elegant chandeliers, this space sets the tone for an unforgettable artistic journey. Note the intricate details on the ceiling, designed by renowned artist Sir John Soane in 1838.


The Trafalgar Square Foyer

As we make our way through the foyer, take a moment to admire the stunning architecture and impressive collection of artwork on display. The Trafalgar Square Foyer is home to several notable pieces, including William Hogarth's 'The Battle of the Pictures.'


The Picture Galleries

Let's explore the Picture Galleries, where we'll discover an extensive collection of artwork from some of history's most celebrated artists. Be sure to check out the works of Raphael, Michelangelo, and Leonardo da Vinci, among others.


The Sculpture Gallery

Next, we'll venture into the Sculpture Gallery, showcasing a range of impressive sculptures from the Middle Ages to the present day. Don't miss the striking 'Eve' by Lucas Foglia, or the iconic 'The Kiss' by Auguste Rodin.


The Weston Rooms

In the Weston Rooms, we'll find an exquisite selection of paintings and decorative arts from the 17th to 19th centuries. Highlights include works by Thomas Gainsborough, Joshua Reynolds, and William Hogarth.


The Wohl Central Hall

As we enter the Wohl Central Hall, we're greeted by an awe-inspiring space filled with natural light. This area features an ever-changing program of temporary exhibitions, so be sure to check the gallery's schedule before your visit.


The Dennis Avery and Peter Jay Sharp Foundation Gallery

In this gallery, we'll discover an impressive collection of American art from the 19th and early 20th centuries. The space is dedicated to the Dennis Avery and Peter Jay Sharp Foundation, which has generously supported the gallery's mission to preserve and showcase artistic masterpieces.


The Constable Gallery

As we make our way to the Constable Gallery, take a moment to appreciate the stunning architecture of the space. This gallery is dedicated to the works of John Constable, one of Britain's most celebrated artists, and features an extensive collection of his paintings.