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National Portrait Gallery, London

National Portrait Gallery - London, United Kingdom
National Portrait Gallery
Saint Martin's Place, London, United Kingdom WC2H 0HEMap
Near Trafalgar Square
+44 20 7312 2463/+44 20 7306 0055
Neighborhood: Soho/ West End

The National Portrait Gallery houses portraits of movers and shakers in British history from the Tudors to the present day, making it a must for lovers of art. Founded in 1856, the collection on display is among the most comprehensive in the world and no restrictions are placed on the mediums used. There are traditional oil paintings and watercolors, as well as drawings, miniatures, sculptures, silhouettes, caricatures and photographs. Admission is free, but certain exhibitions may be charged.

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National Portrait Gallery General Information
  • Open Hours: Monday to Wednesday from 10:00 AM to 06:00 PM, Thursday to Friday from 10:00 AM to 09:00 PM, Saturday to Sunday from 10:00 AM to 06:00 PM
  • Type: Photo Spots / Photography, Arts & Museums, Festivals & Fairs, Festivals & Fairs
  • Credit Cards Accepted: mastercard, visa
  • Nearest Train: Charing Cross
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