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 5 exhibitions, 11 displays and some exceptional must sees. There are also 12 events to attend.
Admission is free. A charge may be made for special exhibitions.
An immersive exploration of portrait sculpture - from ancient to modern.
Anne Bayne, Mrs Allan Ramsay, d. 1743. Wife of the artist Allan Ramsay, by Allan Ramsay
Plan your visit using our floorplans and displays.
Enjoy unlimited free entry to all of our exhibitions and more.
Our Gallery Bus runs regularly between all three galleries.
Artists, curators and Portrait Gallery staff try to describe what a portrait is.
Download our free mobile app for art lovers.
For general enquiries regarding your visit or Gallery services.
+44 (0)131 624 6200
National Galleries of Scotland is a charity registered in Scotland (No. SC003728)National Galleries of Scotland Foundation is a charity registered in Scotland (No. SC043024)