A scrapbook of British history in museum form. The gallery houses pictures of the major (and not-so major) figures of the nation’s history from King Henry VIII to David Beckham. It makes a great introduction to British history for both kids and adults. Kid-friendly audio tours are available. (2…
Next to the National Gallery, this charming gallery has wonderful exhibitions including national portrait prize.
The National Portrait Gallery houses a collection of portraits of historically important & famous British people. It was the first portrait gallery in the world when it opened in 1856. Nearest tube: Charing Cross
Based in Trafalgar Square, the National Gallery is one of the most popular Art Galleries in the city. Dating back to 1824, the gallery is home to a massive collection of 2300 paintings, some of which are as old as the 13th century. Whether you’re looking for the works of Turner, Holben or Van Gogh,…
Take a train to London Bridge, then change for a train to Charing Cross. You can now explore Trafalgar Square, the National Portrait Gallery. You are also close to the theatre zone, Buckingham Palace, and Chinatown.
Fabulous gallery and wonderful restaurant on the top floor with great views over London. Can't comment on the food, we've only had coffee here but a beautiful place to experience.
“The National Gallery is an art museum in Trafalgar Square in the City of Westminster, in Central London. Founded in 1824, it houses a collection of over 2,300 paintings dating from the mid-13th century to 1900”
“Home to the Rosetta Stone, this is the largest museum in London and a must see. It can definitely fill up a whole day, so plan ahead”
“This is a great starting point for visiting Soho, the National Gallery, National Portrait Gallery, and the Covent Garden piazza and Opera House which is completely stunning and open to all, not just opera and ballet fans.”
“The Churchill War Rooms is a museum in London and one of the five branches of the Imperial War Museum.”
“Changing of the Guard takes place daily at 11am (10am on Sundays) and is free to watch. Although it has been temporarily suspended during corona to prevent large crowds. You can see traditional british army uniform but be careful not to get too close!”