National Portrait Gallery

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What to see:

As the name gives it away, National Portrait Gallery houses the world’s largest collection of portraits dating from the Middle Ages to the present day. You can see portraits of kings and queens, famous politicians, leaders, artists and anyone famous from Queen Victoria to Amy Winehouse.

Some of the highlights include portraits of

  1. Queen Elizabeth I. by Marcus Gheeraerts
  2. King Charles I. by Daniel Mytens
  3. Jane Austen by Cassandra Austen
  4. Queen Victoria by Sir George Hayter
  5. Sir Winston Churchill by Walter Richard
  6. Sir Paul McCartney by Sam Walsh

How to get there:

Address: St Martin’s Place, London, WC2H 0HE

Nearest underground stations:

Leicester Square (Piccadilly and Northern line)

Charing Cross (Bakerloo and Northern line)

Embankment (Bakerloo, Northern, Circle, District line)

You can visit National Portrait Gallery page for more suggestions

Use London Transport journey planner typing from and where you’re going to

What are the opening hours:

Saturday – Wednesday 10am – 6pm

Thursday and Friday 10am – 10pm

How much is the admission fee:

Free (except special displays)

What website to visit: www.npg.org.uk

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