National Portrait Gallery

What to do

Discover the essence of British history and culture through captivating portraits at London's renowned National Portrait Gallery.

If you're keen to witness the iconic figures of the UK encapsulated within a single building, the National Portrait Gallery offers a fantastic immersion into British and, of course, London culture. And fear not, even if photography isn't your cup of tea – the gallery boasts paintings dating back to 1500s. Recently renovated and reopening its doors in 2023, it's an absolute must-visit.We'd always recommend arriving early to dodge the lines and secure your own space while relishing the art!

St. Martin's Pl, Charing Cross, London WC2H 0HE, United Kingdom