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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Admission is free. Donations welcome
There is a charge for some temporary exhibitions.

Free WiFi
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Open daily 10:00-18:00
Friday until 21:00

Closing commences at 17.50 and 20.50

Opening hours

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

General enquiries
020 7306 0055

Getting to the Gallery