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 44 events to attend.
Admission is free. A charge may be made for special exhibitions.
Please note that the Scottish National Portrait Gallery closes at 5pm on Thursday 2 January.
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.
Three Oncologists (Professor RJ Steele, Professor Sir Alfred Cuschieri and Professor Sir David P Lane of the Department of Surgery and Molecular Oncology, Ninewells Hospital, Dundee, by Ken Currie
Plan your visit using our floorplans and displays.
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Artists, curators and Portrait Gallery staff try to describe what a portrait is.
For general enquiries regarding your visit or Gallery services.
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