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National Gallery of Scotland
Type: Art Museums, Museums
The Scottish National Gallery is one of the most popular attractions in Scotland and it is situated right in the heart of Edinburgh. This gallery boasts broad offerings of sculpture, paintings and... Read More
The Scottish National Gallery is one of the most popular attractions in Scotland and it is situated right in the heart of Edinburgh. This gallery boasts broad offerings of sculpture, paintings and furniture that range from the Italian Renaissance to French Impressionism. Artists represented include Monet, Degas, van Gogh, Renoir, Gauguin, Cezanne, Rembrandt and Reubens. It is an impressive collection that's not to be missed. Entry is generally free but there are occasionally special exhibitions which charge for admission. The gallery is part of a complex on The Mound which includes a restaurant, cafe and a shop. It can be found in the middle of Princes Street Gardens.
- Fri-Wed: 10am-5pm
- Thu: 10am-7pm
- Best for Free Things to Do Because: The National Gallery of Scotland will surprise you with the quality of its international collection which includes works by Monet, van Gogh, and Rembrandt.
- Best for Family-Friendly Museums Because: Free activity trails specially designed for children will keep the little ones happy while the grown-ups enjoy their great collection of fine art.