"Portraits of who exactly? And what did he do?" National Portrait Gallery Tip by gordonilla

National Portrait Gallery, London: 39 reviews and 55 photos

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The gallery displays over 1000 portraits of British men and women who have shaped world history to some degree - stretching from the middle ages through to the modern day.

The Collection dates from 1505 through until the present day; in addition to the permanent colelction, there are regular special exhibitions held in the gallery.

The gallery opens between 10am to 6pm, with late opening until 9pm taking place on Thursday and Friday.

There are two eateries - The Portrait Restaurant located on the top floor serving a modern British menu and The Portrait Cafe in the basement serving sandwiches and refreshments.

Address: St Martins Place, London, WC2H 0HE
Directions: Leicester Square or Charing Cross tubes
othercontact: recorded: 020 7312 2463
Phone: 00 44 (0) 20 7306 0055
Website: http://www.npg.org.uk

Review Helpfulness: 2.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Jul 11, 2010
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