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Hire the Victorian Galleries

First Floor

The stunning layout of the Victorian Galleries offers a unique and impressive chance to host a reception or dinner amongst those individuals who were the important figures in the era when the Gallery was founded. Magnificent marble busts align the central corridor and complement the spectacular design of these galleries.

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Reception 200 guests
Dinner 120 guests

Hire fee

Reception from £9,250
Dinner from £13,000

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For bookings or additional details, please contact

Christina Gardener
Events Manager
Phone us 0207 321 6613 (Type Talk: 18001)
Email us [email protected]

National Portrait Gallery St Martin's Place London WC2H 0HE