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Gallery Social: Temples to Tenements| Photographs of Architecture (for anyone affected by dementia)

CANCELLED

In order to help protect the health of our staff and visitors during this difficult time, we have closed all of our Galleries.

Scottish National Portrait Gallery Meet at main entrance
  • Friday 25 September, 10:30am-12:00pm
FREE

Cancelled

About

A relaxed and informal guided tour with refreshments for anyone affected by dementia and their relatives, friends and supporters. Your guides will be carrying copies of the SOCIAL booklet so they can be easily identified at the meeting point.

David Peat An Eye on the Street, Glasgow 1968 (Prams with washing, wider shot) 1968 © The Peat Family
Event accessibility

Event accessibility

  • Large print labels
  • Wheelchair access
  • Hearing loop
  • Dementia-Friendly

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
  • 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.

In addition to the transport options below there are bike racks at each site and Just Eat Cycle Hire stations nearby.

  • <strong>Gallery Closed due to Covid-19</strong>
1 Queen Street, Edinburgh, EH2 1JD

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