The National Gallery in London is Britain's premier art museum, and houses a collection of over 2,300 paintings dating from the mid-13th century to 1900. It is a treasure trove of European art, filled with works by renowned masters including Van Gogh, Rembrandt, and Botticelli. Visitors can take a free cellphone tour, attend lectures and guided tours, or join workshops and events about art history and the museum. Around the gallery, there are cafés, shops and places to sit, making it a great spot to spend a lazy day. As admission is free, it’s a great opportunity to soak up some culture and appreciate the art of the greats.