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Museums and galleries

  1. 1. Museums and Galleries of Great Britain. <ul><li>The National Gallery, London; </li></ul><ul><li>Tate Britain; </li></ul><ul><li>British Museum; </li></ul><ul><li>National Portrait Gallery; </li></ul><ul><li>National Museum Cardiff; </li></ul><ul><li>National Gallery of Ireland; </li></ul><ul><li>National Gallery of Scotland. </li></ul>
  2. 2. The National Gallery, London
  3. 3. The National Gallery Established 1824 Location Trafalgar Square , London WC2 , England , United Kingdom Collection size 2,300 paintings Museum area 46,396 m² Visitor figures 4,600,000 (2006)
  4. 4. 100 Pall Mall , the home of the National Gallery from 1824 to 1834.
  5. 5. Wilkins's façade, illuminated at night
  6. 6. Tate Britain
  7. 7. Tate Britain Established 1897 as National Gallery of British Art; became Tate Britain in 2000 Location Millbank , London SW1 , England , United Kingdom Visitor figures 1,700,000 (2005)
  8. 8. Tate Liverpool opened in 1988
  9. 9. Tate St Ives (on right), opened 1993, overlooks Porthmeor Beach
  10. 10. Tate Modern opened in 2000
  11. 11. The logo of Tate , used in different colours for the 4 galleries.
  12. 12. British Museum
  13. 13. Sir Hans Sloane, founder of the British Museum
  14. 14. British Museum Established 1753 Location Great Russell Street , London WC1 , England Collection size 13+ million objects Museum area 13.5 acres/ 588,000 ft²/ 94 Galleries Visitor figures 4,903,000 (2006–2007)
  15. 15. National Portrait Gallery (United Kingdom)
  16. 16. National Portrait Gallery (United Kingdom) Established 1856 Location St Martin's Place, WC2 , England Collection size 10,000 portraits Museum area unknown Visitor figures 1,500,000 (2005)
  17. 17. National Museum Cardiff Established 1912 Location Cathays Park , Cardiff , Wales
  18. 18. National Gallery of Ireland
  19. 19. National Gallery of Scotland The National Gallery of Scotland , in Edinburgh , is the national art gallery of Scotland . An elaborate neoclassical edifice, it stands on The Mound , between the two sections of Edinburgh's Princes Street Gardens . The building, which was designed by William Henry Playfair , first opened to the public in 1859 .
  20. 20. National Gallery of Scotland

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