Attraction in Charing Cross

National Portrait Gallery, Charing Cross, London

National Portrait Gallery
St Martin's Place
Charing Cross

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Come face to face with Henry VIII, Beatrix Potter, Elton John and Bobby Charlton…all under one roof.

With the largest collection of portraiture in the world, the National Portrait Gallery has over 10,000 works of famous British men and women who have created the history and culture of the nation from the Middle Ages until the present day. In addition to the main collection, the Gallery offers a varied programme of special exhibitions throughout the year..

The recently completed Ondaatje Wing houses new public galleries, a roof top Restaurant with views across London and an IT Gallery offering a touchscreen database of the Gallery's collection. The Gallery is open until 9pm on Thursday and Friday evenings with special evening lectures and music every week.


Nearest UK Airport: All London airports
Months Open: January - December
Groups/Parties Welcome: Yes
Discount for Groups: Yes
Admission Price: Free (except for some special exhibitions)
Gift Shop: Yes
Catering: Restaurant; Café

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