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Opening times and admission

Opening times

Daily: 10am–6pm
Friday: 10am–9pm
Closing commences at 5.55pm and 8.55pm
Closed 1 January and 24–26 December

Location: The National Gallery, Trafalgar Square, London WC2N 5DN

Admission: Free

Bag size and security

For reasons of security and safety the National Gallery has introduced a new bag size policy. Find out more about maximum bag size allowed.

All items left in the cloakroom are liable to be searched in the interests of the safety and security of the public and the National Gallery.

There is a left luggage facility at Charing Cross station [external link].

Works off display and room closures

Some areas of the Gallery will be closed for staff training on Monday mornings until 11am.

Read about why paintings may be off display throughout the year.