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National Gallery

First opened in 1838, The National Gallery houses the largest national collection of paintings in Western Europe including works from Monet and Rembrandt. Since 1989, the gallery has run a scheme that gives a studio to contemporary artists to create work based on the permanent collection.


Free admission

Our tip
Start your visit by using ArtStart. It offers themed tours allowing you to choose ten paintings you would most like to see and then prints a map of where they are in the Gallery!


45 minutes from ExCeL
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