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The National Portrait Gallery tour app provides and video and audio commentaries from the Gallery's curators to help you discover the amazing life stories of the people in the paintings who have shaped British history and culture.
Enjoy highlights of the Gallery's Collection by selecting themes, including Kings and Queens, Science and Discovery, Fames and Celebrity, and Writers. View portraits on your iPhone and zoom in for a closer look.
Gallery floorplans and room numbers are included in the app to help you locate portraits. There is also information about visiting the Gallery, opening hours and information about the Gallery's shops, restaurant and café.
Developed using both subtitles and British Sign Language, the National Portrait Gallery BSL app enables people who are hearing impaired or deaf to explore the Gallery's Collection and discover amazing life stories of the people who have shaped British history and culture in video interviews with BSL interpretation and commentaries. Enjoy highlights of the Collection by theme, such as Kings and Queens, Science and Discovery, Fame and Celebrity and Writers. The app also includes a map of the Gallery to help you plan for your visit.