Portrait Gallery Exterior

Opening Hours

Open daily, 10am-5pm, Thursdays until 7pm.

Come face to face with Scotland, past and present, at the Scottish National Portrait Gallery. Admission is free. A charge may be made for special exhibitions. See 7 exhibitions, 9 displays and some exceptional must sees. There are also 25 events to attend.

The Portrait Gallery lift is currently out of service and there is no wheelchair access and limited disabled access to the upper floors. We hope to rectify this very soon. Apologies for any inconvenience caused.

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Facing the World | Self-Portraits Rembrandt to Ai Weiwei

An exciting selection of self-portraits in various media spanning six centuries


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