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National Portrait Gallery Tickets

St Martins Place, London, WC2H 0HE, Great Britain

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Venue Information


There is no car parking facilities at the Gallery. Five public parking spaces for orange/blue badge holders are located in St Martin's Street opposite the National Gallery's Sainsbury Wing. A public car park is located on the corner of Whitcomb Street and Orange Street. The car park is approximately 195 metres from the Orange Street entrance to the Gallery. To discuss parking arrangements please contact the car park staff directly on 0207 839 5858. Please note there are height restrictions for tall vehicles.

Public Transportation

By underground The nearest underground stations to the Gallery are: Charing Cross (230 metres), Leicester Square (195 metres), and Embankment (490 metres). Please note: none of these stations have a lift to street level. By bus Comprehensive bus route information is available on Transport for London's Journey Planner website. By rail Charing Cross rail station is 230 metres from the St Martin's Place entrance. By car, taxi or dial-a-ride Set down and pick up at the ramp entrance in Orange Street, which is reached via Haymarket. The ramp provides direct access to the Contemporary Collection and to temporary exhibitions held in the Wolfson and Porter Galleries.

Box Office Numbers

Ticketmaster 0844 248 5033 Calls will cost 7 ppm plus your network access charge.


Entry to the building is free. There are charges for special exhibitions throughout the year. Ticket prices vary. Please check our website for further details. The Gallery will be closed on 24, 25 and 26 December.