How do I get to the National Portrait Gallery?
The nearest underground stations to the Gallery are: Charing Cross 230 metres, Leicester Square 195 metres, and Embankment 490 metres. Please note these stations do not have a lift.
Comprehensive bus routes information is available on the Transport for London's Journey Planner website.
Charing Cross station 320 metres from the St Martin's Place entrance.
By car, taxi or Dial-a-Ride
There are no car parking facilities at the Gallery. Five public parking spaces for orange/blue badge holders are located in St Martin's Street opposite the National Gallery's Sainsbury Wing. A public car park is located on the corner of Whitcomb Street and Orange Street. To discuss parking arrangements please contact the car park staff directly on 02078395858. Please note there are height restrictions for tall vehicles.
Listen to a series of podcasts exploring the lives of pioneering women, past and present.
William Eggleston was closely associated with the alternative music scene in Memphis. Revisit our 2016 exhibition and listen to a special playlist.
Links to audio and transcripts of interviews with artists, sitters and historic recordings.