Museums & Art Galleries in or near National Portrait Gallery
The National Portrait Gallery opened to the public in 1856 and houses artwork of historically important and famous British people. The collection includes paintings, caricatures, drawings, photographs and sculptures. As well as its permanent collections The Gallery exhibits contemporary work, stages exhibitions of portrait art by individual artists and hosts the annual BP Portrait Prize competition. Listed below are Museums & Art Galleries, such as The Queens Gallery located near National Portrait Gallery.