The National Portrait Gallery

The National Portrait Gallery

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St. Martin's Pl., London, England WC2H 0HE | +44 20 7306 0055, United States
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This historic museum opened in 1857 and saw another monumental landmark in 2012 when Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge became a patron. Explore portraits of famous citizens, from Tudor Kings and Queens like King Henry VII in 1505 to the Bronte Sisters in 1834. Everything from a look at the work of Edward Muybridge, the first person to understand movement and film, to a dedicated look at actress, model, and humanitarian Audrey Hepburn. It's a great place for adults and children to discover Britain's great personalities. Don't miss the 1981 portrait of Lady Diana Spencer.

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