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  • The National Gallery

It is consists of the greatest collections of Western European painting in the world. Entry is free as this belongs to the public. It is world renowned gallery that dominates all other galleries in the city as well as Trafalgar square area. Some major attractions of the gallery are European art, 'The Ambassadors' by Holbein's, 'The Hay Wain' by Constable, and Jan Van Eyck's 'Arnolfini Marriage'. Gallery also displays work of Botticelli, Monet, Constable, Van Gogh and Rembrandt. Every significant stage in the development from the Early Renaissance to the Post-Impressionists is displayed by paintings in its collection. the place is really worth to visit because of the top quality artwork that displays wide range of styles and periods.

Address:- Information Department, The National Gallery, Trafalgar Square, London, WC2N 5DN

Telephone No- +44 020 7747 2885 (including Typetalk)

Fax- +44 020 7747 2423

  • National Portrait Gallery

The Gallery is close to Trafalgar Square, Leicester Square and Charing Cross Underground stations. It was founded in 1856 to promote the medium of portraits. It also promotes appreciation and understanding of the people who have made and are still making British history and culture in all media. It also aims to bring history to life through its extensive display, exhibition, research, learning, outreach, publishing and digital programs. Gallery displays the most extensive collection of portraits in the world. It is also interested in finding new ways to share its collection through the National Programs and through web sites. Work of the gallery is supported by the government and also by a large number of individuals, companies, trusts, foundations, ticketed exhibitions, shops, catering and events. The National Portrait Gallery is trying to become the foremost study and research centre for portraiture and works for activities of interest in a wide range for the large number of visitors as possible.

Address:- The museum is conveniently located at Eighth and F Streets, NW, D.C., 20001

Telephone No- +44 202 633 8300

  • Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA)

The ICA is famous for the new art and culture from Britain and around the world. It was established in 1947 by artists, poets and writers to showcase and champion contemporary culture. ICA is the best via media for exploration between artists and audiences. The ICA examines the questions shaping our culture, society and individual lives and believes in the creativity of tomorrow. It has also introduced many artists, performers, writers and other cultural people to national as well as international audience. Today it consists of two galleries, two cinemas, a theatre, a bookshop, a bar and café and private function rooms. Its programme includes visual arts, music, cinema, talks and educational events. ICA also provides a stage for the creative industries with networking opportunities and organized events. a wide range of books, magazines, DVDs are available in ICA bookshop and special benefits are offered on events and at the bookshop including discounts and advance booking facilities.

Address- Institute of Contemporary Arts, 12 Carlton House Terrace, London, SW1Y 5AH

Box office- +44 020 7930 3647

Telephone No- +44 020 7930 0493