Exhibition 2010

Visiting Information

Admission £2

Opening Hours

Daily 10.00-18.00
Closure commences at 17.50
Thursdays and Fridays until 21.00
Closure commences at 20.50

The Gallery is closed 24 – 26 December 2010 and will close at 19.00 on Friday 31 December 2010. Last admission to the exhibition is 45 minutes before the Gallery closes.

Late Shift

Late Shift offers new ways to explore the Gallery after hours and socialise after work. Every Thursday and Friday until 21.00 enjoy art, music, drinks, talks, tours and workshops. The roof-top Portrait Restaurant and bar, with its stunning views over the London skyline, is also open on these evenings for dinner until 22.00, last orders 20.30.


Gallery Membership offers a range of benefits: free entry to exhibitions, regular newsletters and special offers including discounts in the Gallery shops, Portrait Restaurant and Portrait Café.

Getting to the Gallery

  • Map (Print Version)

London Underground (tube):
Leicester Square/Charing Cross
Rail: Charing Cross
Buses to Trafalgar Square
Orange Street ramp/Shop entrance in St Martin’s Place

National Portrait Gallery
St Martin’s Place
London WC2H 0HE
Recorded Information: 020 7312 2463
BT Type Talk: 18001

Charlie Watts by Michael Donald, 2009
© the artist