Official National Gallery Highlights Tour

Covent Garden and Strand

Location

Official National Gallery Highlights Tour

Address
National Gallery
Trafalgar Square, Westminster
London
WC2N 5DN

About

On this one-hour tour, you’ll be introduced to a selection of iconic artwork from one of the greatest collections of Western European paintings at London’s National Gallery.

Led by a gallery-approved Blue Badge Guide, your expert will reveal a number of impressive masterpieces hand-picked for their fascinating stories and impactful contributions to the world of art.

A guide shows visitors around London's National Gallery on a tour and afternoon tea.

As you make your way around the gallery, your guide provides a compelling narrative through your personal headset, as you uncover interesting insights into each painting and the Master responsible for its creation.

From Monet’s beautiful waterlilies to Turner’s evocative landscape scenes, this is your chance to see the best of the gallery’s collection.

The Fighting Temeraire tugged to her last berth to be broken up by Joseph Mallord William Turner (1839) at The National Gallery in London

What is the cost of the tour and how do I book?

Tickets for the tour cost £19.00 for adults (18 years or over) and £14 for children (5-17 years). Tours are usually available Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays at 10.30am and 2pm.

Book your spot on the Official National Gallery Highlights Tour now.

Or, make the most of your visit by pairing the tour with an afternoon tea at the National Gallery’s beautiful Ochre restaurant.

What’s included in the tour?

Entry to the gallery, an accredited Blue Badge Guide and VOX headset.

People sit in a red exhibition room looking at paintings at the national gallery in london.

Is the tour accessible?

The starting point of the tour begins on the lower level of the gallery where the group will climb the stairs to the reach main galleries. However, a lift is available for those with mobility access requirements.

The Gallery offers separate British Sign Language-interpreted tours on paintings for visitors who are deaf or hard-of, as well as art sessions for visitors who are blind and partially sighted.

Please check the gallery’s website for further accessibility information.

Where is the tour located?

The National Gallery is located in London’s Trafalgar Square, Westminster, WC2N 5DN. The closest tube stations are Charing Cross and Leicester Square

Prices

Child (5-17 years) £14.00 per ticket
Student (with valid ID) £16.00 per ticket
Adult (18 years or over) £19.00 per ticket