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. As well as the traditional oil paintings and watercolors, there are drawings, miniatures, sculptures, silhouettes, caricatures and photographs. Admission is free, but certain exhibitions may be charged.
- 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
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- Credit Cards Accepted: mastercard, visa
- Nearest Train: Charing Cross