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Scottish National Gallery

Royal Scottish Academy

The Scottish National Gallery is in the heart of Edinburgh and houses one of the best collections of fine art in the world. 

It is located on The Mound in central Edinburgh, in a neoclassical building designed by William Henry Playfair, and first opened to the public in 1859. The gallery houses the Scottish national collection of fine art, including Scottish and international art from the beginning of the Renaissance up to the start of the 20th century.

Admission is free. A charge may be made for special exhibitions.

Mon – Sun, 10am – 6pm
Thu, 10am – 7pm

Outside August:
Mon – Sun, 10am – 5pm
Thu, 10am – 7pm
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Scottish National Gallery
Royal Scottish Academy
The Mound,
Edinburgh, EH2 2EL

0131 624 6200

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