The National Portrait Gallery was founded in 1856 to collect portraits of famous British men and women.
Explore over 200,000 portraits from the 16th century to the present day in a wide variety of different mediums. These include drawings, miniatures, negatives, paintings, photographs, prints, sculptures and many more.
The gallery is opened every day from 10am till 6pm. Tours are offered daily to help guide you find your way through the gallery if you would like, alternatively, the Portrait Explorer allows you to explore the collections using the interactive touch to tailor a tour to suit your preferences.
When you're finished exploring, the gallery is also home to a cafe and rooftop restaurant for you to unwind.