The National Portrait Gallery, founded in 1856, is home to the largest collection of portraits in the world, with works dating from the Middle Ages to the present day.
With over 1,000 portraits on display visitors can come face to face with the people who have shaped British history and culture, from Elizabeth I and Charles Dickens to The Beatles and David Beckham. Artists featured range from Holbein to Hockney, and the Collection includes work across all media, from painting and sculpture to photography and video.
Information on National Portrait Gallery , St Martin's Place , London
|Opening Times:||All year, Daily, 10:00-18:00. Thu & Fri 10:00-21:00. Closed 24-26 Dec.|
|Admission:||Free. A fee is charged for some exhibitions.|
|Child Friendly:||Children over 3 welcome|
|Location:||Nearest tube station - Leicester Square, Charing Cross. Mainline service - Charing Cross. Buses to Trafalgar Square.|
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