National Galleries Scotland: Modern One

Top 1% of attractions in Edinburgh
8 / 10

9 expert reviews

“A head emerges from the pavement at the entrance of Modern One, a grand Neoclassical building dating back to 1825.”

– Frommer's

Lonely Planet Lonely Planet
Top Choice
"Edinburgh's gallery of modern art is split between two impressive neoclassical buildings surrounded by landscaped grounds some 500m west of Dean Village." Full review
Michelin Guide Michelin Guide
1 Star
"A wood-panelled location houses the sculptures of Bourdelle, Epstein, Hepworth, Moore and Rickey; the museum is found in an imposing neo-classical building." Full review
Fodor's Fodor's
"This handsome former school building, close to the New Town, displays paintings and sculptures by Pablo Picasso, Georges Braque, Henri Matisse, and André Derain, among others."
Michelin Guide Michelin Guide
2 Stars
"The National Gallery Complex has two buildings: the Gallery itself, which displays the permanent collection, and the Royal Scottish Academy, where major temporary exhibitions are held." Full review
Michelin Guide Michelin Guide
1 Star
"This Italian gothic style museum, is home to the principal works of portrait art." Full review
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