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Scottish National Gallery

The Mound, Edinburgh EH2 2EL, Scotland
+44 131 624 6200
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“van gogh” (153 reviews)
“art lovers” (79 reviews)
“old masters” (70 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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The Mound, Edinburgh EH2 2EL, Scotland
Princes Street and Gardens
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+44 131 624 6200
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Reviewed yesterday

Spent a good hour looking at some wonderful art. Good collection of old masters. Would have been good to see some more contemporary works. Staff at front door very good. Opened door as we entered and explained about rucksack policy. Staff in galleries a little...More

Thank Kevin B
Reviewed 2 days ago

Two floors of wonderful paintings. Lift was broken long way down the stairs. However you can exit by the cafe. Still stairs but not as many. Shop had varied items a bit pricey. However the museum as in most in Scotland is free.

Thank joyce r
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I have often visited London's National Gallery, and did wonder how this would compare. In terms of size, it is nowhere near as big. But what it lacks in size (it's big enough to fill an hour or so), it makes up for with quality....More

Thank SuffolkBoy99
Reviewed 3 days ago

First of all great location, once in, lots to see in good surroundings, art to suit all tastes, well worth a visit

Thank Alex F
Reviewed 4 days ago

The rooms are not crowded and you can take your time over each painting or object. We saw a great Caravaggio show there that we had missed in NYC. Lucky us.

Thank KCV999
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Lots of famous artists on show and some famous paintings. Particularly liked the Degas. Another welcome FREE surprise in this lovely city. Spent a couple of hours her and would highly recommend a visit.

Thank Eileen T
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The Scottish national gallery I had passed by and never went into until lately..Its a stunning building inside with beautiful paintings both large and small..It has lots of well know paintings from van Gogh ,constable, mctaggart etc..Its must visit..loved it..donations welcomed near the main entrance..

Thank tess c
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Worth the trip especially if you enjoy the impressionists - nice collection and the place has a lovely cafe and gift shop

Thank Lobbos
Reviewed 6 days ago

So many good things - Impressionists, Scottish colourists, carefully displayed in plush surroundings. The galleries are spacious and suit the greatest sizes of the art very well. Pop down to the café for a quick refresher. There is a lovely wee shop with all sorts...More

Thank Sally W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love the Scottish. The museum was free and filled with glorious paintings. Not too big and easily seen in an hour or so. I was so surprised to see so many major and important works within its walls. Loved.

Thank hellmom
Nearby
Princes Street and Gardens
Glaswegians tease Edinburghers that their High Street
is only half one, since buildings only line one side.
But what they don’t say is how extraordinary the views
are from Princes Street as a result. From here you
look onto expansive and decorative public gardens
beneath the mighty basalt cliffs on which Edinburgh’s
Castle stands proud above the rest of the dramatic old
town skyline. Yet many of those on Princes Street look
...More
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