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Scottish National Gallery

The Mound, Edinburgh EH2 2EL, Scotland
+44 131 624 6200
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“van gogh” (154 reviews)
“art lovers” (79 reviews)
“old masters” (71 reviews)
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The Mound, Edinburgh EH2 2EL, Scotland
Princes Street and Gardens
+44 131 624 6200
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Reviewed yesterday

A pleasure to makwe the trip to visi some of Scotland's National Treasures. Well worthwhile taking the time out to do so. Long overdue.

Thank thebrowns565
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is a smaller museum but a must see for those interested in Renaissance art.My daughter and I enjoyed this museum immensely. On the Hop on Hop off route.

Thank nittany4u2
Reviewed 2 days ago

An excellent Art Gallery in the centre of Edinburgh. Very impressed with the display of paintings here. Good rainy day stand-by.

Thank Peter I
Reviewed 2 days ago

Scotland's art treasures from medieval times to the present. Free to enter but donations appreciated.

Thank Robert M
Reviewed 3 days ago

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 4 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 4 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 5 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 6 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 6 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
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
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26 October 2017|
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Response from Deb12_8 | Reviewed this property |
Yes I think I saw lockers
30 March 2015|
Response from NationalGalleries | Property representative |
Hi, Thank you for contacting us and for the review. I do not have the ability to amend comments made to our pages but have flag the location change with TripAdvisor so hopefully they can resolve this for you. Many... More