The National Portrait Gallery | London

Head to the National Portrait Gallery in London to see over 120,000 portraits from the 16th Century to the present day. Located just around the corner from the National Gallery, by Trafalgar Square, make your trip twice as cultural with a visit to both.

Founded in 1856, the National Portrait Gallery aims to collect portraits of famous British men and women throughout history to the present day. With paintings dating back to 1505 detailing major events throughout history, the gallery is well worth a visit for everyone interest in art, history and the human race!

Entrance to the gallery is free, although donations will always be welcome if you can spare any. It's open daily from 10.00-18.00 and stays open late on Friday until 21.00.

Concessions: Free entry