What can I see at the National Portrait Gallery?The National Portrait Gallery is home to more than 215,000 works, including portraits, sculptures, miniatures, photographs, drawings, caricatures and prints. Get to know the men and women who have helped shape British history and culture, from kings and queens to artists and film stars.
Throughout the year, the gallery hosts regular exhibitions alongside its permanent collection.
Where is the National Portrait Gallery?The National Portrait Gallery is located at St Martin’s Place overlooking Trafalgar Square in central London.
How do I get to the National Portrait Gallery?
The closest tube stations to The National Portrait Gallery are Leicester Square, Piccadilly Circus and Charing Cross Underground stations.
Is it free to enter the National Portrait Gallery?
The National Portrait Gallery is free to enter and you can explore its permanent collection for free. However, some special exhibitions may require a paid-for ticket.
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- Access into the Building
- Automatic doors
- Flat routes from parking area to entrance
- Full, non-assisted wheelchair access
- Ramps with handrails to entrance
- Accessible Venue Facilities
- Assistance dogs welcome
- Special dietary requirements catered for
- Staff available to assist
- Staff disability awareness trained
- Wheelchairs available free of charge
- Attraction Facilities
- Audio commentary available
- Gift shop
- Public toilets
- Booking Facilities
- Coach parties accepted
- Group bookings accepted
- Catering Facilities
- Event catering
- Event Facilities
- Available for wedding receptions
- Conference rooms / Meeting rooms
- In house AV available
- Raked or tiered seating offered
- Venue allows outside catering
- Wedding service
- General Facilities
- Payment Facilities
- Free entry
- Group rates available