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Getting to the Gallery

National Portrait Gallery
St Martin’s Place

London

WC2H 0HE

General enquiries
020 7306 0055

Opening hours

Open daily 10:00-18:00 Thursday-Friday until 21:00

Entry to the Gallery is Free

Free WiFi available

Eat, Drink & Shop

Unwind at the café, roof top restaurant, as well as a variety of products and prints available from Gallery Gift shop and Bookshop

Floor Plans

Explore the Gallery with the help of clickable floor plans linked to exhibitions, temporary displays and room by room listings of portraits on display.

Whats On

See all current and forthcoming exhibitions and displays, as well as our extensive events programme.

Digital Space

Explore the Collection using the interactive touch-screens to create your own tours, watch interviews with artists and sitters, and discover more about your favourite portraits and special exhibitions.

Audio Guide

Featuring commentary on over 300 portraits on display in the Gallery, as well as film and exclusive interviews with artists and sitters.

Gallery Apps

Designed to be your perfect companion, whether you are visiting the Gallery or browsing content elsewhere.

Group Visits

The Gallery offer a wider range of tours to meet your group’s requirements. Whether your group has a special area of interest, wishes to explore an exhibition or take a highlights tour of the Collection.

Temporary closures

Thursday 30 April 2015
Room 32 will be closed from 12.00 - 13.30

Thursday 28 May 2015
Room 40 will be closed from 11.30 - 13.30

Wednesday 17 June 2015
Room 41 will be closed from 10.00 - 13.30

Wednesday 17 June 2015
Room 37 will be closed from 14.30

Monday 29 June 2015
Room 38 will be closed from 14.30

We apologise for any inconvenience caused.