Portrait Gallery Exterior

Opening Hours

We are open daily from 10am to 5pm (7pm on Thursdays).

Come face to face with Scotland, past and present, at the Scottish National Portrait Gallery. See 9 exhibitions and some exceptional must sees. There are also 36 events to attend.

Admission is free. A charge may be made for special exhibitions.

Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2013 poster
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Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2013

60 breathtaking portraits drawn from a shortlist of 5,000 entries as the celebrated photography prize return to Scotland for the first time in over a decade.

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