Exhibition 2012


Tickets £2

Free admission for Gallery Supporters and children under 12 years in family groups. National Art Pass holders 50% discount.

Opening Hours

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

Last admission to the exhibition is 45 minutes before the Gallery closes.

The Gallery is closed 24 – 26 December 2012

Eating and Drinking

The roof-top Portrait Restaurant with stunning views over the London skyline is open every day, hours vary. Please follow the link for details or call 020 7312 2490.

The Portrait Cafe serves a selection of homemade sandwiches, pastries, fresh soup and refreshments. Closes one hour before the Gallery.


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
Shop entrance in St Martin’s Place

National Portrait Gallery
St Martin’s Place
London WC2H 0HE
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Tourists at the National Gallery Café, London (iphone)
by Nathan Roberts, 2012 © the artist