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The National Gallery

Trafalgar Square, Greater London, England

  • A father and daughter sit on the floor and fill in an activity sheet at The National Gallery
  • A young girl pegs up her drawing on a display line at The National Gallery

Attraction Information

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Suitable for ages: Babies and Toddlers (0-3), Young Children (4-8) and Older Children (9-12)

Venue type: Indoor, Outdoor

The National Gallery welcomes children and offer Family Walk and Talk Guided Tours, 3 audio tours and 3 more printed children's trails to really help keep kids entertained! Holidays get pretty special with crafty workshops and playful activities so there's always loads to do at the The National!

Plus of course the collections themselves are thorough and stunning and offer both a relaxing few hours of artistic contemplation or a terrific resource for backing up academic studies and school work.

There are also Magic Carpet Storytelling Sundays are available for families with under 5s, every Sunday 10.30am to 11am and 11.30am to 12 noon in the Pigott Education Centre Foyer. Places can't be booked but can be allocated up to an hour beforehand at reception.

Drawing and Studio Workshops are also available for 5 to 11 year olds on Sunday sessions and holiday workshops, so keep an eye out for those to add some extra interactive joy to your day!

Older types will of course enjoy the rest of the museum too with it's vast array of varying galleries which change regularly enough to keep return visits pretty fresh and interesting. The art is displayed on a huge array of topics in a vast variety of mediums, so there's something to intrigue the kids and the grown ups alike once they've burned a little creative energy in the kids' zones.

 

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Facilities

  • Picnics Allowed Picnics Allowed
  • Onsite Shop Onsite Shop
  • Snacks Available Snacks Available
  • Parking Available Nearby Parking Available Nearby

Getting There and Contact Information

Address

Trafalgar Square, Greater London, WC2N 5DN, England

Contact

Click here to visit The National Gallery's website
020 7747 2885

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Standard Opening Times and Pricing

Opening hours

Daily 10am to 6pm, Friday 10am to 9pm.

Pricing

Free admission!

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The National Gallery

Trafalgar Square


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Trafalgar Square, Greater London, England

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