Out of season

Tickets for The National Gallery: Guided Tour

We don’t have these tickets right now

But check out other great locations below

You will also like

What's included

One-hour guided tour (in English) of the National Gallery with an expert guide

What's not included

Gratuities (optional)
Hotel pick-up/drop-off
  • Learn the backstory to some of the most famous works of art in the world
  • Get up close to paintings by Van Gogh, Rembrandt, Turner, Degas and others
  • Pick the brain of your art-historian guide on a one-hour tour

As the staff at the National Gallery know only too well, you could spend days being seduced by its masterpieces.

Unfortunately that's not realistic for even the most impassioned art lover, so this one-hour guided tour is the perfect lead-in to your visit — whether or not you know your Caravaggio from your Canaletto.

Of course you know Van Gogh ended up short of an ear. But are you aware of how he lost it, and of the alternate theories surrounding this most peculiar example of self-surgery? These are the sorts of fascinating insights and details the tour is brushed with, as you enjoy famous favourites from the likes of Botticelli, Michelangelo, Velázquez and Monet.

Follow your art-historian guide as they lead you on a short and sweet introduction to the Gallery's collection that's laced with knowledge, context and humorous anecdotes aplenty.

Edith Cavell Memorial
10 St. Martin's Place, WC2N 4JL, London
The National Gallery
Trafalgar Square, WC2N 5DN, London
  • Show your smartphone ticket to your guide at the meeting point, the Edith Cavell Memorial
  • The group leaves at 13:30, make sure to be at the meeting point 15 minutes before that. Latecomers can't be waited for and no refunds or reschedules are possible in this case
  • Changes may be possible for this ticket

Common questions

This ticket includes a single entrance to the venue, in combination with other services. You can find this information under the section 'What's included' on this page.
Discounts for different age groups vary per product. You can find discount related information while selecting your tickets in the checkout. When choosing your tickets, check for ticket types with discounted prices. For example, some products have a ticket type 'Child', which is specifically for children. Remember to bring a valid ID to the venue if you've purchased a discounted ticket.
We support popular payment methods used across the globe, notably Visa, Mastercard, Paypal, Alipay and iDeal. Some payment options are specific to the language and currency combination you use when ordering tickets.
You don't have to print these tickets. See the section titled 'Instructions' on the product page for more information on this. Download the Tiqets app to get access to your tickets on your phone - even when offline.