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The National Gallery of London Guided Museum Tour - Private Tour provided by Babylon Tours London

The National Gallery of London Guided Museum Tour - Private Tour

The National Gallery of London Guided Museum Tour - Private Tour
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Explore a world-class art collection with our energetic guides during this 2 to 2.5-hour private guided museum tour of the National Gallery. We will discuss the museum’s most prominent paintings so that even first-time visitors can appreciate these iconic works
Know before you go
  • Duration: 120-150 minutes
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Available languages
English, French, Spanish
What to expect
  • Greet your private guide at the impressive front entrance of London’s National Gallery, an iconic cultural institution located in Trafalgar Square. Discuss with your guide the paintings that interest you and then embark on a personalized tour of the museum. While listening to contextual commentary, marvel at masterpieces by Botticelli, Monet and Rembrandt, and see paintings that range from the 14th-century to the 1900s. Discover iconic works such as Vincent Van Gogh’s ‘Sunflowers’ and admire lesser-known oeuvres such as ‘The Arnolfini Portrait’ by Jane van Eyck. When your tour draws to a conclusion, receive recommendations on how to tackle the National Gallery’s 2,300-strong collection and continue exploring independently.
Know before you go
  • Duration: 120-150 minutes
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Available languages
English, French, Spanish
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
What to expect
  • Greet your private guide at the impressive front entrance of London’s National Gallery, an iconic cultural institution located in Trafalgar Square. Discuss with your guide the paintings that interest you and then embark on a personalized tour of the museum. While listening to contextual commentary, marvel at masterpieces by Botticelli, Monet and Rembrandt, and see paintings that range from the 14th-century to the 1900s. Discover iconic works such as Vincent Van Gogh’s ‘Sunflowers’ and admire lesser-known oeuvres such as ‘The Arnolfini Portrait’ by Jane van Eyck. When your tour draws to a conclusion, receive recommendations on how to tackle the National Gallery’s 2,300-strong collection and continue exploring independently.
Need help booking?
Call the number below and use the product code: 40046P1
Call +44 12 2492 8241
Important information
Inclusions
  • Guided Museum Tour
  • Tour Guide Exclusively For You (Does NOT apply if you choose "SAVE! BOOK SEMI-PRIVATE" option)
  • Duration 2 - 2.5 Hours
  • Wheelchair Friendly (Does NOT apply if you choose "SAVE! BOOK SEMI-PRIVATE" option)
Exclusions
  • Tour price does NOT include hotel pickup or drop-off (we recommend UBER or Taxi)
  • Tour price does NOT include gratuities (optional)
  • Temporary exhibitions NOT included
Duration
120–150 minutes
Departure details
  • The National Gallery, Trafalgar Square, London WC2N 5DN, UK Meet your guide outside the Sainsbury wing entrance by the red telephone booth situated on the sidewalk of Pall Mall E across the street from the Canada House.
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • It is imperative that you provide us with guests MOBILE PHONE NUMBER (including country code)
  • Notes: National Gallery and other attractions or museums in London may be subjected to occasional closures without previous warning from the museum management. When this occurs, we will provide guests with an appropriate alternative if the museum opening time is delayed more than 1h from the tour starting time. In these cases we are unable to provide refunds or discounts. Appropriate dress is required for entry into some sites on this tour. No large bags or suitcases are allowed inside the museum, only handbags or small thin bag packs are allowed through security. Due to increased security measures at many attractions some lines may form on tours with 'Skip the Line' or 'No Wait' access. Some specific rooms inside the museum are subjected to a very quiet or restricted right to speak inside, in this cases your guide will provide the information about this places before entering the specific rooms where this rule applies. Some collections may vary along the year.
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Inclusions
  • Guided Museum Tour
  • Tour Guide Exclusively For You (Does NOT apply if you choose "SAVE! BOOK SEMI-PRIVATE" option)
  • Duration 2 - 2.5 Hours
  • Wheelchair Friendly (Does NOT apply if you choose "SAVE! BOOK SEMI-PRIVATE" option)
Exclusions
  • Tour price does NOT include hotel pickup or drop-off (we recommend UBER or Taxi)
  • Tour price does NOT include gratuities (optional)
  • Temporary exhibitions NOT included
Departure details
  • The National Gallery, Trafalgar Square, London WC2N 5DN, UK Meet your guide outside the Sainsbury wing entrance by the red telephone booth situated on the sidewalk of Pall Mall E across the street from the Canada House.
Duration
120–150 minutes
Return details
  • Returns to original departure point
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • It is imperative that you provide us with guests MOBILE PHONE NUMBER (including country code)
  • Notes: National Gallery and other attractions or museums in London may be subjected to occasional closures without previous warning from the museum management. When this occurs, we will provide guests with an appropriate alternative if the museum opening time is delayed more than 1h from the tour starting time. In these cases we are unable to provide refunds or discounts. Appropriate dress is required for entry into some sites on this tour. No large bags or suitcases are allowed inside the museum, only handbags or small thin bag packs are allowed through security. Due to increased security measures at many attractions some lines may form on tours with 'Skip the Line' or 'No Wait' access. Some specific rooms inside the museum are subjected to a very quiet or restricted right to speak inside, in this cases your guide will provide the information about this places before entering the specific rooms where this rule applies. Some collections may vary along the year.
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Travel safe during COVID-19
What you can expect during your visit
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Temperature checks for tour participants upon arrival
What you can expect during your visit
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Temperature checks for tour participants upon arrival
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Face masks provided for travellers
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    The National Gallery
    Trafalgar Square, London WC2N 5DN, UK
    Meet your guide outside the Sainsbury wing entrance by the red telephone booth situated on the sidewalk of Pall Mall E across the street from the Canada House.
    See address & details
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    National Gallery
    Stop: 3 hours
    Instead of browsing  the National Gallery aimlessly, immerse yourself in the techniques and history behind some of the world’s most famous artists with a professional guide. You’ve heard of Van Gogh and da Vinci, but what do you really know about them? Learn about the painters behind the paintings. Browse your favorite works by other masters like Botticelli, Monet, Rembrandt, and Vermeer. If none of those names mean anything to you, that will change by the end of the tour. The National Gallery houses paintings dating back to the 1300s all the way up through the 1900s, so there is no shortage of choice. Visit Jan van Eyck’s “The Arnolfini Portrait” or something more familiar like Van Gogh’s “Sunflowers” to understand the full scope of work on display. Learn essential information and history needed to appreciate the more than 2,300 paintings on display at one of the world’s most visited museums.
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  • You'll return to the starting point
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The Pilgrim
United Kingdom2 contributions
Simply Outstanding!
Jun 2021 • Couples
Simply outstanding! Becky is extremely knowledgable, has a fabulous personality and a great passion for art - she brought the National Gallery alive for us. Highly recommended!
Written 4 June 2021
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Laura O
1 contribution
Fabulous
Sep 2020 • Couples
Fabulous informative tour. Kathy was extremely knowledgable and a wonderful character. The one way system was not ideal but Kathy guided us around with ease.
Written 4 September 2020
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vondab47
Madison, AL9 contributions
Great experience!
Sep 2019
Our guide was knowledgeable & enjoyable! She showed us the most famous & then the most interesting paintings from her perspective. I recommend a private guide especially when you are tight on time & have a large museum to cover. They will make sure you see the best parts & leave you time to explore the rest. It keeps me from getting bogged down in one area & missing the rest due to over saturation:)
Written 13 October 2019
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

jss56
Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe14 contributions
Wonderful National Gallery Tour
We had an exceptional private tour of the National Gallery with Kathy. She was tremendously knowledgeable, a pleasure to be with and paced the tour perfectly. Highly recommended!
Written 20 September 2019
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

VanceWiley8615
Kernersville, NC6 contributions
Becky was a wonderful tour guide!
My husband and I had a private tour today with Becky! She was a wealth of information, with a lovely personality!! The British Museum was Wonderful! A must see!! Robin and Lynn Smith
Written 14 September 2019
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Passport744917
Atlanta, GA1 contribution
Best tour ever!
Jul 2019 • Couples
Not only was our guide Kathy was very knowledgeable but she was very pleasant company! We enjoyed our tour more than any other tour experience we have ever had!
We loved the time we spent at the National Gallery!
Thank you so much Kathy for a great afternoon!
Written 3 July 2019
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Linda O
Windermere, FL63 contributions
Enjoyable & educational tour
The tour with Kathy made my museum visit so much more beneficial. Rather than wander around glancing at artwork, I spent a hrs learning and gaining a better appreciation for the art and artists. Kathy taught me many things about technique, perspective, subject matter, symbolism, etc. She truly knew the subject matter very well!
Written 15 June 2019
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TTC86
Shanghai, China27 contributions
Masterful Guided tour of the National Gallery of London
Mar 2019 • Family
Kathy was warm, professional and extremely knowledgeable, and showed us the best of the Gallery in just over 2 hours. Her subject knowledgeable were great and she made it a very intriguing visit for our son who is only 10! We shall most certainly book the tour again for our next visit!
Written 1 April 2019
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Culture56409
Winston Salem, NC42 contributions
Great Private Guided Tour of The National Gallery of London!
Oct 2018 • Couples
Great Private Guided Tour of The National Gallery of London! Our guide was very knowledgeable! My wife and I had great time! Strongly Recommend!
Written 28 October 2018
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
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By: Babylon Tours London
wethKA50
wethKA50
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Excellent semi private tour with Tony
Our tour guide Anthony (Tony) was excellent. He had a wealth of knowledge about the area and it’s history. Would de
kate d
kate d
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Super recommended
The tour was great! Very recommended. Becky the guide was professional , nice and fun. We had the chance to receive
55joannaz
55joannaz
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great adventure
great guide girl... with smile and huge knowlege... it was a pleasure... 2 hours of great fun... we can recomende i
SelkieD
SelkieD
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Semi private tour British Museum
Excellent Andy was a super relaxed and knowledgeable guy. Although I had visited the museum before, I appreciated
gailn919
gailn919
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British Museum tour
Becky was great. Very knowledgeable. We really enjoyed ourselves she was really great. She really knew about the
miguels67
miguels67
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GOOD EXPERIENCE
The museum was to big for the tima available. The guide was exepcional entertanig but with a deep knoledge of the m
maca317
maca317
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Fun Tour
This tour was awesome! Danielle, our tour guide, was fun, down to earth and very knowledgeable. I completely recomm
Linjfink113
Linjfink113
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Do the private tour!
Anthony was fabulous and funny! We loved our tour so much and had such a good time walking around the museum with h
Road605390
Road605390
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Excellent
Andy was an excellent guide with a deep understanding of the history of the area (and beyond) and very interesting
JessicaV592
JessicaV592
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A fantastic experience
Our guide was fantastic. It was worth every penny and made the experience 100 times better. We learned so much that
431svenm
431svenm
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Very well organized and good customer support!
Very good customer support in case you have trouble with booking (payment). Well organized tour. Guide was exactly
169royk
169royk
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Great day out,
All good, our guide Tony was good fun and knowledgeable, Get there for the museum opening at 10:00 if you can befo
BILLYGOATTRAVELLER
BILLYGOATTRAVELLER
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British Museum Guided Tour
Becky was a great Tour Guide. Depth of knowledge was impressive and the pace she set for the tour was just right.
Vacation47093843550
Vacation47093843550
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Natural History Museum at its best
Becky was a friendly, very well informed tour guide, who made the museum so much more interesting with her knowledg
eladl819
eladl819
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Very detailed and enjoyable tour
Very enjoyable and detailed tour of the British museum, giving us a taste of the British museum and all the culture
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