Scottish National Gallery and its collection

Scottish National Gallery

The National Gallery of Scotland opened in 1859 and is housed in a neoclassical building designed by William Henry Playfair. The gallery houses a collection of both classical and modern art from various countries. The displays are organized according to countries and periods. Highlights of the permanent exhibition include Velazquez's Old Woman Frying Eggs and Gauguin's Vision après le Sermon.

ENNational Gallery of Scotland

Art & Design  Art & Design

Scottish National Gallery
Fine Art The Mound
EH2 2EL Edinburgh

Visitor information Scottish National Gallery

Opening hours

10:00 – 17:00
10:00 – 17:00
10:00 – 17:00
10:00 – 19:00
10:00 – 17:00
10:00 – 17:00
10:00 – 17:00




Wheelchair accessible
Museum shop

Location & Map

Fine Art The Mound, Edinburgh

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Scottish National Gallery Reviews

Scottish National Gallery has 2 ratings.

  • Marc
    Marc • 6 Feb 2019

    The Scottish National Gallery displays a nice collection of European art over the centuries focusing on Scottish artists. All in all I think we spent 2 hours in this museum and liked it a lot. We also liked the descriptions of the artworks, making the visit more interesting. The Staff of the museum was also helpful and super friendly. All in all very interesting!

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