An excellent gallery and free too. Wonderful building full of wonderful paintings and well worth a visit.
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Probably 30 years since I was last here. Quite compact easy to get round. Rule about not carrying a backpack slightly off putting. A cloakroom to leave your bag would be a good option. Enjoyed the Turners, Rembrandt and Altar screens.
I love all the amazing artwork, you need a couple of hours to appreciate it. The cafe is great, with lots of gluten free choice and lactose free too. I love the atmosphere and the views from the cafe over the gardens is great.
A wonderful collection! take care not to miss some of the best bits which are located in a couple of upstairs areas accessed by different staircases. When you've completed your visit here take the free bus to the modern art gallery which is a bit...More
We visited the Academy Building which was displaying Turner in January. Different rules in the Academy as no photographs are allowed as many of the paintings on display the artists are still alive and copyright seems to be the reason. However, in the main gallery...More
Beautifully presented collection of outstanding works of art that deserve at least a couple of hours to appreciate. Free entrance although donations invited.
I believe this gallery's impressiveness depends upon the type of art and/or artists you are interested in seeing. There is no comparison to the Met in NY or the Louvre, but is has a collection of British and European artists. Admission is free and there...More
I went here solo and then with a friend. Loved the gothic collection. Great to have a free exhibition that allowed photos to be taken (make sure you donate so that these things remain available!) really liked this gallery.