Special event Families & children

Autism-Friendly Early Openings (all ages)

For all ages

  • Sundays: 24 March; 28 April; 26 May; 30 June, 9-10am
FREE

To book please contact us on 0131 624 6428 or email

About

All families affected by Autism are invited to explore the Portrait Gallery before the doors open to the public and take part in creative, sensory activities. Numbers very limited, booking essential.

Event accessibility

Event accessibility

  • Wheelchair access

Gallery facilities

A full accessibility guide is available at www.accessibilityguides.org.

We provide a sensory map of the building to help visitors identify areas with changes in light, smells and noise. It locates seating areas and less crowded, quieter spaces. Printed copies are available from the front desk at the Scottish National Portrait Gallery.

  • Information desk
  • Wifi
  • Wheelchair access
  • Hearing loop
  • Accessible toilets
  • Wheelchairs available
  • Public toilets
  • Lockers (£1/£2)
  • Baby changing facilities
  • Buggy park
  • Seating throughout
  • Bike rack

Getting here

Located in the city centre on Queen Street, the Scottish National Portrait Gallery is easy to access.

  • Open daily, 10am-5pm
1 Queen Street, Edinburgh, EH2 1JD

Our Friends

Our Friends

Friends of the Galleries get free unlimited entry to all exhibitions, and enjoy a wide range of exclusive benefits including early exhibition access, special events and 10% discount in our cafes.

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