The National Gallery is an art museum on Trafalgar Square, London,opposite the Nelson’ Column. It was founded in 1824. It has over 2,300 paintings, from Leonardo Da Vinci to Van Gogh.
It is the fourth most visited art museum in the world, after the Muséedu Louvre, the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the British Museum.
The National Gallery hosts the national collection of Western European painting from the 13th to the 19th centuries.Each area is divided into different periods as shown in this map.
In the Gallery you can find some of the most famous paintings of all times like “Arnolfini’s wedding” by Jan Van Eyck or “The Supper at Emmaus” by Caravaggio…
… “Sunflowers” by Vincent Van Gogh and “Bathers at la Grenouillère” by Monet.
There are activities for families:Interactive Story Sessions, Artwork by children inspired by the collection and Family walk and talk.
The National Gallery offers free drawing and writing sessions run by famous writers and painters addressed to university and college students.
Opening hours:Daily 10am-6pm;Friday 10am-9pm;Closed 1st of January and 24th -26th December.The ticket is free!!!