Scottish National Gallery

The Mound

Distance: 8.8 miles
Drive time: 26 minutes

Opening times
01 January 12:00 – 17:00
January to July 10:00 – 17:00 (Thursday 19:00)
August 10:00 – 18:00 (Thursday 19:00)
September to December 10:00 – 17:00 (Thursday 19:00)

25 and 26 December

The Scottish National Gallery is the home of Scotland’s national collection of fine art, with works ranging from the early Renaissance to the end of the 19th century.  The neoclassical building, designed by William Henry Playfair  first opened in 1859, is located on The Mound, at the edge of Princes Street Gardens, in central Edinburgh.

The Gallery is particularly renowned for its impressive collection of Old Masters such as Van Dyck, Tiepolo and Rubens, as well as for its Impressionists and Post-impressionists, including Gauguins, Monet, Cezanne and Seurat.  Additionally, the Gallery features the world’s largest collection of Scottish art, including works by Wilkie, Ramsay, McTaggart and Raeburn.  

The Scottish National Gallery is free of charge and offers visitors other facilities such as the Scottish Café and Restaurant, the Garden Café, as well as an interactive IT Gallery with touchscreen computers in the Weston Link.  Changing special events and exhibitions are held throughout the year. 

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