Tour Adults

Portrait Gallery Thematic Tours: Glimmer, Gleam, Glint and Sparkle

  • Saturday 7 December, 2-2:45pm & 3-3:45pm
FREE

About

Themed tours of the Portrait Gallery's collection. This month, Katharine Aarrestad will take a seasonal look at the Portrait Gallery's collection seeking shining examples of jewels, jackets and beautiful gowns and the stories of the people who inhabited them.

Jan van der Vaardt & Willem Wissing Queen Anne, when Princess of Denmark, 1665 – 1714 About 1685
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
  • 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.

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

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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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