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ADDRESS
, St Martin's Place, WC2H 0HE
OPENING TIMES
Last admission is 45 mins before the Gallery closes.
PRICES
Free. Special exhibitions prices vary.

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Underground Stations

Distance

Leicester Square Tube Station

Cranbourn Street, London, Soho, WC2H 0AP

3 mins from National Portrait Gallery

Charing Cross Tube Station

Trafalgar Square, London, Covent Garden, WC2N 6RQ

4 mins from National Portrait Gallery

Piccadilly Circus Tube Station

Piccadilly Circus, London, St James's, W1J 0DA

4 mins from National Portrait Gallery

Mainline Stations

Distance

Charing Cross Railway Station

The Strand, London, Covent Garden, WC2 5HS , Underground lines: Bakerloo, Northern

5 mins from National Portrait Gallery

Blackfriars Railway Station

179 Queen Victoria Street, London, City, EC4V 4DY

21 mins from National Portrait Gallery

City Thameslink Station

Ludgate Hill, London, City, EC4M 7JH

21 mins from National Portrait Gallery

Docklands Light Railway

Distance

Bank

Cornhill , London, City, EC3V 3LA , Underground lines: Waterloo & City, Northern, Central, DLR (Bank Branch)

33 mins from National Portrait Gallery

Tower Gateway

Minories, London, City, EC3N 1JL , Underground lines: DLR (Tower Gateway Branch)

2.33 miles from National Portrait Gallery

Shadwell DLR Station

Cable Street, London, Tower Hamlets, E1 2QF , Underground lines: DLR (Bank Branch)

3.09 miles from National Portrait Gallery

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Lake Keitele: A Vision of Finland
Lake Keitele: A Vision of Finland
Exhibitions | Until 4th February 2018 

National Gallery 1 minute walk from National Portrait Gallery

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Drawn In Colour: Degas From The Burrell
Drawn In Colour: Degas From The Burrell
Exhibitions | Until 7th May 2018 

National Gallery 1 minute walk from National Portrait Gallery

Marking the centenary of the death of Degas, who died on 27th September 1917, Drawn in Colour: Degas from the ...More

 
Monochrome: Painting in Black and White
Monochrome: Painting in Black and White
Exhibitions | Until 18th February 2018 

National Gallery 1 minute walk from National Portrait Gallery

Discover the origins of black and white paintings with The National Gallery's new exhibition, Monochrome: Painting in Black and White. ...More

 
Reflections: Van Eyck and the Pre-Raphaelites
Reflections: Van Eyck and the Pre-Raphaelites
Exhibitions | Until 2nd April 2018 

National Gallery 1 minute walk from National Portrait Gallery

This year, the National Gallery brings together Van Eyck's Arnolfini Portrait with paintings from the Tate collection and loans from ...More

 
Akseli Gallen-Kallela: Lake Keitele: A Vision Of Finland
Exhibitions | Until 4th February 2018 

National Gallery 1 minute walk from National Portrait Gallery

All four versions of the artist's Lake Keitele paintings, displayed alongside other works, reflecting his fascination with the Finnish landscape....More

Young Frankenstein
Young Frankenstein
Theatre | Until 10th February 2018 

Garrick Theatre 1 minute walk from National Portrait Gallery

Ross Noble, Lesley Joseph and Hadley Fraser lead the cast of Young Frankenstein, Mel Brooks' uproarious musical based on his ...More

 
Ink
Ink
Theatre | Until 6th January 2018 

Duke of York's Theatre 1 minute walk from National Portrait Gallery

Following its successful debut at the Almeida, Rupert Goold's production of Ink, James Graham's "stingingly astute" (Evening Standard) Fleet Street ...More

 
St Martin-in-the-Fields Christmas Carols & Services
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Seasonal | Until 30th December 2017 

St Martin-in-the-Fields 2 minutes walk from National Portrait Gallery

St Martin-in-the-Fields is a perfect venue for any kind of service or concert - especially when candlelit and on a ...More

 
The Glory Of Christmas
Concerts | On 14th December 2017 

St Martin-in-the-Fields 2 minutes walk from National Portrait Gallery

Keith Marshall conducts Bach 's Christians Be Joyful from Christmas Oratorio and Jesu Joy Of Man's Desiring, Vivaldi 's 'Winter' ...More

Carols 2017
Concerts | Until 22nd December 2017 

Trafalgar Square 2 minutes walk from National Portrait Gallery

Almost 40 carol groups each sing for an hour beneath the Christmas tree in Trafalgar Square to raise funds for ...More

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The Donmar Warehouse

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The Second Violinist
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Barbican Theatre

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The Inheritance
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Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum

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Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum

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The Young Vic

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