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National Portrait Gallery, London

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#11 of 255 in Museums in London
Art Museum · Hidden Gem · Museum
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An impressively preserved, ornate structure built in the 1850s, National Portrait Gallery contains a collection of portraits painted of significant and famous British people. Perhaps the most notable portrait in the gallery is one of William Shakespeare, but there are approximately 10,000 others to view and consider. National Portrait Gallery is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our , custom trip planner Edition.
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  • I went to see the Raphael exhibit on a rainy morning in London. It was worth the effort. The exhibit covered the many phases of the artist career and included drawings and sketches as well as... 
    I went to see the Raphael exhibit on a rainy morning in London. It was worth the effort. The exhibit covered the many phases of the artist career and included drawings and sketches as well as...  more »
  • Just the best place to walk around. This was on my bucket list and finally managed to get around to visiting on my recent tour of London. 
    Just the best place to walk around. This was on my bucket list and finally managed to get around to visiting on my recent tour of London.  more »
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  • I love this place and have been several times. Looking into the faces of those people we all know stories of is fascinating. Hidden treasures, incredible artwork, fascinating art - highly recommended. It is tucked behind the National Gallery but don’t neglect it, it’s well worth a visit. And if you see a display box with a cloth on it, lift the cloth - you may find something amazing underneath.
  • Great history showcased through great arts! Recommend for a quick visit! Check their shop as well!

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