1. National Gallery
This London gallery is displaying Western European painting from the Middle Ages to the early 20th century. Includes work by Botticelli, Leonardo da Vinci, Rembrandt, Gainsborough, Turner, Renoir, Cezanne and Van Gogh. Also special exhibitions, lectures, video and audio-visual programme, guided tours and holiday events for children and adults.
2. National Portrait Gallery
Portraits in all mediums, from oil and watercolour to sculpture and drawings depict famous and infamous British men and women from the Tudors to the present day. Lectures and tours are held, and holiday programmes are arranged for children. Major development work undertaken for the millennium has created a Tudor Gallery displaying the earliest works in the collection and a Balcony Gallery for portraits from the 1960s-1980s. There is also a state of the art lecture theatre, an IT Gallery and a roof top restaurant with stunning views.
3. Photographer's Gallery
The Photographers' Gallery is the largest public gallery in London dedicated to photography. From the latest emerging talent, to historical archives and established artists - we are the place to see photography in all its forms
4. Serpentine Gallery
Serpentine Gallery is one of London's best-loved galleries for modern and contemporary art. Its Exhibition, Architecture, Education and Public Programmes attract approximately 750,000 visitors a year and admission is free.In the grounds of the Gallery is a permanent work by artist and poet Ian Hamilton Finlay, dedicated to the Serpentine's former Patron Diana, Princess of Wales. The work comprises eight benches, a tree-plaque, and a carved stone circle at the Gallery's entrance.
5. Tate Britain
Home to the greatest collection of British art from 1500 to present day. Exhibits include the Turner Prize and works from Blake, Rossetti, Spencer and Stubbs.
6. Tate Modern
Homage to modern and contemporary art from 1900 to the present day, housed in the former Bankside Power Station. Opened in 2000, the riverside collection spans works from Matisse to Moore, Dali to Picasso
7. The Wallace Collection
The Wallace Collection is a national museum in an historic London town house. In 25 galleries are unsurpassed displays of French 18th century painting, furniture and porcelain with superb Old Master paintings and a world class armour.
8.The Wapping Project
Multi-purpose exhibition and performance space, located in the historic Wapping Hydraulic Power Station.
9. White Chapel Gallery
The Whitechapel Art Gallery was founded in 1901 to bring great art to the people of east London. Internationally acclaimed for its exhibitions of modern and contemporary art and its pioneering education and public events programmes, the Gallery has premiered international artists such as Pablo Picasso, Frida Kahlo, Jackson Pollock, Mark Rothko and Nan Goldin, and provided a showcase for Britain's most significant artists from Gilbert & George to Lucian Freud, Peter Doig to Mark Wallinger.
10. White Cube
Damien Hirst's wide-ranging practice installations, sculpture, painting and drawing has sought to challenge the boundaries between art, science and popular culture. His energy and inventiveness, and his consistently visceral, visually arresting work, has made him a leading artist of his generation and one of the most popular galleries in London.