The National Gallery offers users the unique chance to stroll through the story of western European art from 1250 to the beginning of the 20th century. However, this is just one of many ways the National Gallery can be enjoyed, and these attractive and informative guides open up a whole realm of visitor experiences. As well as 10 popular themed tours, the architecture, history and structure of the National Gallery is presented concisely, and with a varied layout which can be enjoyed by visitors of all ages. Each of the "Guidebook" tours is made of 4-5 paintings with brief information. The tours are: Family, Masterpieces, Animals, Impressionism and Beyond, Colour and Technique, Costume, Myths and Legends, The Life of Christ, Landscape, Frames. Durable and generously illustrated, the guide opens up one of the world's greatest art collections.