Sainsbury Wing VR tour

Immerse yourself in the National Gallery’s world-class collection of Early Renaissance paintings

We've teamed up with Oculus using the new Vizor 360 editor to create a virtual reality experience of the Sainsbury Wing with images captured by Matterport.

Built with the React VR framework, this immersive experience invites you to step into our collection of Early Renaissance paintings from 1200 to 1500.

Enjoy over 270 paintings in virtual reality with a VR headset, or browse a 360 tour on your desktop or mobile.

Instructions for desktop users

The desktop version of this tour does not operate in the Internet Explorer browser. We recommend viewing in Chrome or Firefox.

Instructions for mobile users

The mobile version of this tour is best viewed on a Samsung Galaxy S6 (or better) Android phone; iPhone users should press the full-screen button to view the experience on the Vizor website, which will open in a new window.

Matterport 3D tour

Matterport, who specialise in 3D camera technology, created a 3D virtual tour of the National Gallery's Sainsbury Wing. In this experience you can walk around the Gallery, get up-close to the paintings, and even view the rooms from above in 3D.

Read more about the Matterport 3D virtual tour

  • Google virtual tour
    Take a tour of Renaissance masterpieces from Northern Italy, Netherlands, and Germany, including works by Titian, Veronese, and Holbein.
  • Virtual tour 2011
    Take a virtual tour of 18 rooms at the National Gallery and get a closer look at over 300 paintings