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National Portrait Gallery

2 St. Martin's Place, London WC2H 0HE, England
+44 20 7306 0055
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This world-famous museum houses portraits of noted Britons from the Tudors to the present day.
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 21:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
2 St. Martin's Place, London WC2H 0HE, England
Trafalgar Square / Embankment
+44 20 7306 0055
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Reviewed 29 March 2016

Its more like a Selfie Gallery to me. It was good and nice place to explore as well to spend some time.

Thank CherrylACG
Reviewed 28 March 2016

You don't have to be an art lover or sophisticated to love this place! And you won't fail to recognise somebody hanging on the wall! Fascinating! Intriguing! Interesting! And don't wait for a start raining to pop in... And the bonus it's free.....

Thank Richtea1000
Reviewed 28 March 2016

A well organised and interesting gallery - ideal for short or prolonged visit, as you prefer. I haven't been for many years and was a pleasant experience again. Had little family activities for the Easter weekend, but probably wouldn't suit the more energetic youngster as...More

Thank MamaK0269
Reviewed 28 March 2016

My wife is a huge Audrey Hepburn fan so we had to come over to visit this exhibition. It was very good with some information that was never been see before apparently. Top of Trafalgar square we had bags with us and there are handy...More

Thank Tiggmin
Reviewed 27 March 2016

Although a little pricey, I thought this exhibition was well worth the price. A comprehensive selection of mag covers and photos through the decades.

Thank littleridingstar
Reviewed 27 March 2016

The paintings are stupendous, overwhelming, beautiful and endlessly fascinating. Not open enough hours in the day. Great experience.

Thank Sean M
Reviewed 27 March 2016

Went here for the first time - main galleries are free. So many marvellous portraits (too many for one visit) and will have to go again. Can highly recommend for a rainy day.

Thank 898Annie
Reviewed 26 March 2016

'100 years of Vogue Magazine' includes some of the finest Vogue magazine covers, photo shoots, and portraits, accompanied by a very informative and interesting text. This exhibit is one of the best I've seen at the NPG. It's extensive, goes on for rooms and rooms....More

Thank VWriter
Reviewed 26 March 2016

Just a delight wandering through rooms filled with masterpieces, some that looked as if they were painted last week, they were so vibrant in colour.

Thank Grippo53
Reviewed 26 March 2016 via mobile

We booked to see the Vogue covers exhibition when it was announced. We were hoping for a large section on the pre-war period of Modernism and Art Deco. There were some tantalising glimpses, but all to few examples from an era that had such a...More

Thank TimescapesKent
Trafalgar Square / Embankment
With its iconic Nelson’s Column, majestic oversized
lions and brightly-lit fountains, Trafalgar Square is
not just considered the heart of this bustling London
hub, but the very core of the city itself. Beyond this
esteemed gathering place are more famous icons, as
well as a disproportionate numbers of the city’s most
popular cultural attractions including the National
Gallery and many West End theaters. Along the way to
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Response from rhamba k | Reviewed this property |
Hi There are many ortaits of sir paul there. Be sure to lok in store for postcards and photos and posters from2015 Photography Exhibition. On Beatles. Think you can purchase. I advise ask at front desk as there are rooms... More
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Response from Jorge M | Reviewed this property |
Sorry. Y haven't been there yet. However if the quality is the same as usual (Picasso portraits as an example) your £ will be well spend. Normally the price can be between 8 up to 12 £.Please enjoy.