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London’s National Gallery Private Tour

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1.5 hours

Max varies

Why take this private tour?

If you’re a fan of great art or are someone who would like to know more than you do, This personalised, uniquely guided tour is a great way to learn about some of the gallery’s most significant pieces. This tour is a private experience with the added benefit of being for your group only, led by a private local guide. These private experiences enjoy a more intimate setting along with the ability to tour at your desired pace.

Highlights

  • Created with Sketch.Discover the stories behind some of the most famous artists and works in the National Gallery
  • Created with Sketch.Explore the gallery with one of our hand-picked guides who specializes in art history
  • Created with Sketch.Visit paintings by Van Gogh, Caravaggio, Velazquez, Monet and more and learn more about how they came to be
  • Created with Sketch.Take the smart route through the gallery to ensure you make the most from your fully guided visit

Health & Safety Standards

At Walks we take your health and the health of our community seriously. To accomplish this, we have set a series of standards that will be implemented across every tour;

  • Walks has been certified by SanseeShield.com
  • We use and offer hand sanitizer before, during, and after all tours
  • Walks Guides have received health & safety training, are self-monitoring temperatures daily, and trained in group social distancing practices
  • Masks will be worn and are available if you do not have one
  • If headsets are needed, they are disinfected at the beginning and end of your experience
  • All Walks tours are always small groups to give you the maximum comfort and safety

Enjoy a unique visit to the National Gallery with a passionate expert

If you’ve ever wondered why it was popular to put skulls in old paintings, how difficult it was to make it as a young female painter, or what really happened to Van Gogh’s ear, this tour was designed for you.

Before we visit the gallery together, we’ll give you a brief introduction to this monumental space, then it’s time to head inside for a ‘highlights’ tour of some of our favorite paintings. The lineup changes each time, but can usually include works by Van Gogh, Velazquez, Caravaggio, Elizabeth Vigée le Brun, Hans Holbien and more.

To help put things into context, your art history guide will explain the story behind each work, how...

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If you’ve ever wondered why it was popular to put skulls in old paintings, how difficult it was to make it as a young female painter, or what really happened to Van Gogh’s ear, this tour was designed for you.

Before we visit the gallery together, we’ll give you a brief introduction to this monumental space, then it’s time to head inside for a ‘highlights’ tour of some of our favorite paintings. The lineup changes each time, but can usually include works by Van Gogh, Velazquez, Caravaggio, Elizabeth Vigée le Brun, Hans Holbien and more.

To help put things into context, your art history guide will explain the story behind each work, how it changed the world and why it’s still important today. We’ll also include tidbits about the lives of the artists to help you see the human elements behind the paintings - as well as a few funny stories from the gallery itself.

  • Sites Visited
  • National Gallery
  • Tour Includes
  • Walks guide

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