The Gallery holds the most extensive collection of portraits in the world. Search over 215,000 works, 150,000 of which are illustrated from the 16th Century to the present day.

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What can I see in my part of the world?

The Gallery has a significant range of activities at a regional and international level. All portraits on display at the Gallery's regional partnerships, on current or forthcoming exhibition or long-term loans are listed in the Beyond the Gallery section on the website and in the Events calendar.

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Tudor and Elizabethan matching pairs

Test your memory by playing our matching pairs game. Three levels of difficulty make it fun for the whole family.

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Regency familiar faces

Rearrange tiles to uncover sitters from the Gallery's Collection by playing our puzzle game.

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Who do you think you were?

Answer a few lifestyle questions about the Elizabethan period and discover your inner Elizabethan!

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