Scottish National Gallery

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Scottish National Gallery

The National Galleries of Scotland located in Edinburgh and has exhibitions in three different location around the city: The Scottish National Gallery; The Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art and The Scottish National Portrait Gallery.

The Scottish National Gallery is located on The Mound in central Edinburgh, the building was designed by William Henry Playfair and first opened to the public in 1859.

The Museum houses the national collection of fine art, spanning Scottish and international art from the beginning of the Renaissance up to the start of the 20th century.The Gallery is one of Scotland’s top free visitor attractions.

You can find masterpieces from:

  • Raphael
  • Velázquez
  • Vermeer
  • Monet
  • Cézanne
  • Van Gogh

The collection is rightfully regarded as one of the very best in the world.

The most comprehensive part of the collection covers the history of Scottish painting. All the major names, including:

  • Ramsay
  • Raeburn
  • Wilkie
  • McTaggart

Scottish National Gallery

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Address: The Mound, Edinburgh EH2 2EL, UK

Coordinates: 55°57′3.24″N 3°11′44.38″W