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“Good way to spend a few hours” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Scottish National Gallery

Scottish National Gallery
The Mound, Edinburgh EH2 2EL, Scotland (Castle/Royal Mile/High St)
0131 624 6200
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Ranked #15 of 197 attractions in Edinburgh
Type: Art Museums
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Ripon, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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“Good way to spend a few hours”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2013

We found it to be uncomfortably hot at times as being dressed for February weather was not taken into account for heating settings. Very interesting for adults wouldn't recommend for children. Cafe was closed but restaurant open for food and drinks.

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Dundee, United Kingdom
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“Great”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2013

Free Entry and lots of wonderful things to see from internation and local artists. Doorman very friendly also! Recomend if your visiting the area.

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Blyth, England, United Kingdom
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“Cultured must”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2013 via mobile

Loads to do in Edinburgh and most of it over priced, if your are there take advantage of something free of charge and improve your knowledge of the city and its people. Obviously not for most young families as a couple we thought we would be bored, this however was not the case and the pictures and sculptures certainly held our attention for a good hour. Decent surroundings, friendly staff a must for a cultured change.

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“Impressive”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2013

Lots of well known paintings to view. The Rembrant self portrait is amazing. It was quite busy when we went round - a Friday and the problem was a lot of art students were gathering round particular paintings listening to their tutors.

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Windermere, United Kingdom
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“Great for art lovers”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2013

Some lovely pieces but a few sections where getting changed, not suitable for children though as would be rather boring for them

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