National Portrait Gallery

St Martin's Place
020 7306 0055
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Exhibition opening hours

Daily 10.00 – 18.00
Thursdays and Fridays until 21.00                 

Last admission to the exhibition is ninety minutes before the Gallery closes.
Exiting commences ten minutes before the closing time.

Late Shift

Late Shift offers new ways to explore the Gallery after hours and socialise after work. Every Thursday and Friday enjoy a mix of art, music, drinks, talks, drawing and history until 21.00. Plus, get 2 for 1 drinks at the Late Shift bar with your exhibition ticket.

Find out more about Late Shift

Portrait Restaurant

One of London's finest dining rooms with stunning views of the city, serving a modern British menu. Booking is advisable - please call 020 7312 2490 or book online. Open Monday to Sunday. For further information and opening hours, please see our Portrait Restaurant page.

Present your ticket at the Portrait Restaurant and receive a complimentary glass of wine with each main course ordered.
Valid until 1 June 2014, excluding 14 February 2014.

Getting to the Gallery


Leicester Square / Charing Cross


Charing Cross


For directions to the Gallery please click here

Orange Street Street ramp/shop entrance in St Martin's Place
Click here for more information on Access at the Gallery

Recorded information: 020 7312 2463
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