National Portrait Gallery

NameNational Portrait Gallery
LocationSt Martins Place,London, WC2H 0HE
Telephone020 7306 0055
LinksMap | Website


National collection of portraiture

The National Portrait Gallery has the finest and largest collection of portraiture in the world of great men and women from the middle ages to the present day.

Eveyone from Henry VIII and William Shakespeare to Paul McCartney and Elizabeth Taylor are represented in paintings, photographs, sculptures and engravings. Special exhibitons throughout the year.

The Portrait Restuarant and Portrait Cafe. Gift Shop, Book Shop.
Open Sunday - Wednesday 10am - 6pm.

Late Night openings Thursday and Friday evenings until 9pm with special events on both evenings.



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Accommodation Radisson Edwardian Leicester Square (0.09 miles)
The Royal Trafalgar by Thistle, London (0.09 miles)
Radisson Edwardian Hampshire Hotel (0.13 miles)
St Martins Lane (0.14 miles)
Thistle Piccadilly (0.19 miles)
Pubs Imperial The (0.18 miles)
Intrepid Fox (0.37 miles)
Ivy House The (0.75 miles)
Zeta Bar (1.10 miles)
Zanzibar (1.40 miles)
Restaurants Katana @ The International (0.07 miles)
The Apex Bar and Restaurant (0.08 miles)
Spaghetti House St Martin's Lane (0.10 miles)
J. Sheekey (0.11 miles)
Metra (0.14 miles)
Attractions St Martins-in-the-Fields (0.10 miles)
London Brass Rubbing Centre (0.10 miles)
Government Art Collection (0.12 miles)
Theatre Royal Haymarket (0.15 miles)
Photographers Gallery (0.20 miles)
Train Stations London Charing Cross (0.26 miles)
London Waterloo (1.05 miles)
London Waterloo East (1.10 miles)
London Victoria (1.30 miles)
London Blackfriars (1.34 miles)