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For general enquiries and access information:


Telephone: +44 (0)20 7747 2885
During our closure, this telephone line is not manned, so you will be asked to leave a voicemail. Please include your contact information and any other relevant details in your message and we will aim to respond to you as soon as possible.


The National Gallery
Trafalgar Square

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Please note
We are able to answer queries about works in the National Gallery Collection but we are unable to give general information about art or artists or to give valuations of works of art. Please try your local library or gallery.


National Gallery Membership

Telephone lines are currently closed. Please email

Opening hours are 9.45am–5pm, Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays).

Gallery entry tickets

Book your ticket

FAQs regarding Gallery entry

For all Gallery entry ticket enquiries, please email


Exhibition tickets

National Gallery exhibitions

For all ticketing enquiries please email:


Access page


Telephone: +44 (0)20 7747 2885

Support and donations

The National Gallery relies on the generous support of the public to ensure that the great masters continue to inspire for generations to come.

If you are interested in finding out about ways to become more closely involved with the work of the National Gallery, please contact us.

Support Us


Making a donation, leave a legacy

Support us

Telephone: 020 7747 5982


Patrons programme

Telephone: 020 7747 5824

Trusts and Foundations

Trusts and foundations

Telephone: 020 7747 5923

Corporate hospitality and partnerships

Corporate support and entertaining

Telephone: 020 7747 5875


Lost property


Telephone: 020 7747 2854

Lost property is kept at the Gallery for a month.

The National Gallery Shops

National Gallery Shop

Telephone: 020 7747 2461

National Gallery Online Shop (Including mail-order)


Telephone: 020 7747 2870

Entertaining and venue hire

Venue hire

Telephone: 020 7747 5931


Filming in the Gallery/Images



Telephone: 020 7747 5996

Image and Picture Library


Telephone: 020 7747 5996

Research Centre

The Research Centre is closed as a precautionary measure to help contain the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). We are unable to accommodate physical visits for the time being. However, we are open for online enquiries. Please email:

Group and school bookings

School bookings

For information about arranging a school visit*

*Please book at least six weeks (and up to one term) in advance.


Telephone: 020 7747 2424

During busy periods you may need to leave a message. Please be patient and be assured that we will return your call by the end of the following working day.

When you ring to book please have the following information to hand:

  • Name and postcode of school
  • Number of pupils
  • Year group(s)
  • Details of any special educational needs
  • Choice of theme
  • Preferred dates and time for visit
  • Contact name, email address and telephone number

Press and Marketing teams

Press Team

Press Office image archive


Telephone: 020 7747 2865

Marketing Team



Finance Department

Purchase ledger enquiries


Telephone: 020 7747 5846 and 020 7747 5847

Sales ledger enquiries


Telephone: 020 7747 5844


National Gallery jobs

Telephone: 020 7747 5909