Audio guides

Listen to audio commentary on over 300 portraits Hire an audio guide at the Information Desk Watch videos of our curators discuss the Gallery's key portraits

Audio guide

  • £3
  • Available from the Information Desk in the Main Hall.
  • The audio guide is free of charge to disabled visitors.

The handheld audio guide features audio commentary on over 300 portraits on display in the Gallery, as well as films from the Gallery's curators highlighting the Gallery's key portraits and exclusive interviews with artists and sitters.

Listen to up to five themed tours:

  • Highlights of the Collection
  • Kings and Queens
  • Science and Discovery
  • Fame and Celebrity
  • Writers

The audio guide is available in the following languages:

  • englishEnglish
  • frenchFrench
  • german German
  • english Italian
  • jp Japanese
  • spanish Spanish

Family audio guide

  • £6 for up to 5 audio players
  • £4 for two audio players (one adult and one child)
  • Available from the Information Desk in the Main Hall

The family audio guide contains four tours for young visitors aged 7-11 and their parents or carers. Follow the trails to find out about the amazing stories about the people in the portraits.

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