The National Portrait Gallery is one of London's landmark museums for a good reason: since its opening in 1856 the museum has hosted exhibitions of a rich variety of portraits. In fact, it is so popular that the Gallery has constantly been adding buildings just to accommodate the number of visitors, let alone the ever-expanding collection. Just the array of architectural styles visible throughout the complex is enough to justify a visit, but of course you're not here just for beautiful buildings. The Gallery encourages the development of young talent: the BP Portrait..

Practical information

St Martin's Place
WC2H0HE England
Visit the website of National Portrait Gallery for the opening times.