National Portrait Gallery

The ideal place for you to brush up your history. The National Portrait Gallery has the most extensive collection of portraits in the world. With over 1,000 works on display, this gallery offers the opportunity to walk along British history from the Tudors in the 15th century to the present day, from Queen Elizabeth I to the Duchess of Cambridge, Catherine Middleton, from William Shakespeare to Sir Winston Churchill and Sir Paul McCartney.

Enjoy the most famous people portraits of Britain – monarchs, politicians, artists, scientists, writers and actors and hear the stories of ‘famous Londoners’ through their pictures.