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Behind the Masterpieces: Guided Tour of the National Gallery

Walks - UK

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Meet your tour guide near Trafalgar Square and pause to take in the history of this London landmark before you step inside the National Gallery. With room after room of world class paintings, it can be overwhelming to know where to start. Your guide will pick their favorites in a series of renowned works to give you the best of the gallery in just a short space of time.As you follow your guidet through the highlights you’ll be privy to enticing tidbits like why it was so difficult to become a young female painter in the past, and what really happened to Van Gogh’s ear.Learn the stories behind some of the world’s most famous paintings and tell you all about the likes of Caravaggio, Velazquez, Holbein and many more. Stop at the seminal works of each painter to take in their beauty.As you stroll from room to room, you’ll also hear about the secrets of the museum itself. Its history and anecdotes about its past.

What You'll Get

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Stop At: National Gallery, Trafalgar Square, London WC2N 5DN England

Enjoy a guided walk through the National Gallery

See works by Caravaggio, Velazquez and Van Gogh as part of the curated highlights of the museum

Please note videos are not permitted to be taken inside the National Gallery

Photos are permitted inside the National Gallery but for personal use only. The use of a tripod, selfie stick and flash is not permitted.

Duration: 55 minutes

Stop At: Trafalgar Square, Centre of the City, London SW1A England

Our guide will give you a brief introduction to this monumental public space

Duration: 5 minutes

Pass By: Take Walks, Office 1816, Portland House, Bressenden Pl, Westminster, London SW1E 5RS, UK

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Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 25 travelers
  • National Gallery reservation
  • Guided Walking Tour
  • Expert local guides

  • Gratuities
  • Hotel Pick-Up/Drop-Off

Departure Point
10 St. Martin's Pl, Charing Cross, London WC2N 4JL, UK

Departure Time
1:30 PM

1 hour

Return Details
The National Gallery, Trafalgar Square, Charing Cross, London WC2N 5DN, UK

Voucher Info
You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

The tour identified in this promotion is made available through Viator. Groupon is not affiliated with or sponsored by the Walks - UK in connection with this deal. Please contact Groupon customer service for all inquiries related to this offer. Inquiries placed to Viator will be directed back to Groupon.

This offer is not eligible for promo codes.

The Fine Print

14-day cancellation rights do not apply; no refunds or exchanges permitted. Voucher valid only for date and time listed; may not be exchanged or redeemed for other dates. Purchaser name and phone number must be provided at checkout; this information will be shared with Viator and the tour operator for purposes of order fulfillment. Groupon promo codes may not be used for this offer. Groupon voucher Terms of Sale do not apply. See the tour operator's terms and conditions for this offer here.

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