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National Portrait Gallery

National Portrait Gallery

Founded in 1856 to collect the likeness' of famous British men and women, the National Portrait Gallery keeps a unique record of those people who create the history and culture of the nation. There are nearly ten thousand works in the gallery's collection, including oil paintings, sculptures, drawings, caricatures, watercolours, silhouettes, photographs and miniatures. The oldest works, on the fourth floor, include works of Henry VIII and several of his unfortunate wives.

Address: 2 St Martin's Place, London, WC2H 0HE

Phone: +44 (0)20 7306 0055

Location Map: Click Here

Nearest Tube: Charing Cross / Leicester Square

Entrance Fees:
Adult: Free (some exhibition charges)
Child: Free (some exhibition charges)
Concessions: Free (some exhibition charges)

Other Resources:
www.npg.org.uk




More art galleries in London:

|Courtauld Gallery | Guildhall Art Gallery | Hayward Gallery | National Gallery | National Portrait Gallery | Royal Academy of Arts | Tate Britain | Tate Modern | Whitechapel Art Gallery


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