We consider Robert Louis Stevenson's Edinburgh background and his thoughts on a "picturesque" city." An introductory talk in the Great Hall of the Scottish National Portrait Gallery is followed by a short guided walk in the New Town of Edinburgh. With historian Alastair Learmont. Spaces are limited.
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.
Located in the city centre on Queen Street, the Scottish National Portrait Gallery is easy to access.
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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