See the world-famous paintings by Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci, Titan, Vincent van Gogh and other Western-European masters on a guided tour of the National Gallery. Extended options: private transport and a visit to the renowned British Museum.

  • Discover the treasures of the National Gallery with a 5-Stars Expert Art Guide
  • See world-famous pieces of art by da Vinci, van Gogh, Raphael and more
  • Learn art history, especially Old Masters and Impressionism
  • Discover highlights of the National Gallery (4 and 5,5-hour options only)
  • Enjoy the comfort of private car transfers in London (3,5 and 5,5-hour options only)

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  • 2,5 - 5,5 Hours
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  • Live GuideEnglish
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The National Gallery is one of the most visited art museums in the world and a must-do when you are in London. Discover the highlights of its remarkable collection with an Expert Art Guide to hear amazing stories about your favorite Western European painters from the 13th to the 19th centuries. Enter the world of art, creativity and inspiration!

Join the 2-hour guided tour of the National Gallery in Trafalgar Square, London. This famous art museum houses a national collection of roughly 2,300 paintings by 750 artists from the Western European tradition from the 13th to the 19th centuries. Even people with limited art knowledge will recognise the museum’s highlights, such as the iconic Sunflowers by Vincent Van Gogh or The Virgin of the Rocks by Leonardo da Vinci. As you explore galleries, corridors and staircases filled with beautiful art, your Expert Guide will take you on a journey through centuries of art history. Learn about the artists, their styles and techniques, as well as their muses, from Greek gods to Tudor diplomats. You will have the full attention of your Private Guide, so you can freely ask questions and choose the topics that interest you the most. Feel the power of art as a story device!

Choose the 3,5-hour option to enjoy private car transfers from your accommodation to the National Gallery. We will organize a 5-Stars Driver and a clean, air-conditioned vehicle for your pickup and drop–off at the address provided when booking. This option includes private transportation exclusively for your group of friends/family, so you don’t have to worry about sharing with other tourists.

Join the extended 4-hour tour to visit the National Gallery and the British Museum with an Expert Guide, who will make the experience so much better. The British Museum houses one of the world’s greatest collections of rare historical, cultural and architectural objects from Ancient Egypt, Africa, Oceania, Asia, Middle East, the Americas and Europe, including ancient Greece and Rome. See highlights such as the Rosetta Stone of Egypt and immerse yourself in world history, archeology and ethnography!

The 5,5-hour option includes private car transfers and a guided tour of the National Gallery and the British Museum. Forget tired feet and overcrowded public transportation. Book private transportation for your group to enjoy the comfort of a clean, private vehicle. Enjoy exploring London’s top 2 attractions without worrying about how to get there.

  • Private History Tour of the National Gallery and the British Museum (number of attractions depends on the selected option)
  • Licensed Expert Guide who is fluent in the language of your choice
  • Free admission to the main exhibition in the National Gallery (all options)
  • Free admission to the main exhibition in the British Museum (4 and 5,5-hour options only)
  • Pickup and drop-off by a private car (3,5 and 5,5-hour options only)
  • Free admission to the main exhibition in the British Museum (2 and 3,5-hour options)
  • Pickup and drop-off by a private car (2 and 5-hour options)

Important information

Meeting point

Meet your guide In front of Starbucks Coffee, 51 Great Russell St, London WC1B 3BA, United Kingdom. Please do not enter the cafe - it is only a meeting point and the staff is not informed about the tour.

Pickup and drop-off at your accommodation in London

Important information

What you should know

  • Please check your email the day before the tour to receive important information.
  • Please note that the number of attractions included in the itinerary depends on the selected option. Private transfers and entry to the British Museum are not included in the basic 2-hour option.
  • Admission to the National Gallery and the British Museum includes the main exhibitions that are free of charge. You will need to buy tickets (online or on site) if you want to see the temporary exhibitions.
  • The 3,5 and 5,5-hour options include approximately 1,5-hour transfer time between the meeting point and the address of your accommodation provided when booking. Please note that the transfer time quoted is for information purposes only and the exact schedule will depend on the location of your London accommodation.
  • We will arrange private transfers in a standard car (sedan) for groups of 1-4 people, and in a larger van or minibus for groups of 5 people and more. If you’re traveling in a smaller group but want to travel in a more spacious car, we recommend booking a 5-people tour to take advantage of a larger vehicle.