Opening Hours

We are open daily, 10am-5pm, Thursdays until 7pm.

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

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

Some rooms are currently closed as part of a major project to expand and improve the Gallery. Click here for more details of room closures, or go to the Floorplans section to find out which rooms are currently closed.  

The Shop and The Scottish Cafe & Restaurant remain open as usual.

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