Scottish National Portrait Gallery

The National Galleries of Scotland comprises three galleries in Edinburgh and two partner galleries in the North and South of Scotland. Our collection of fine art is amongst the best in the world.

Home to some of the world’s most famous art, the National Galleries of Scotland comprises four gallery buildings in Edinburgh: the Scottish National Gallery, the Scottish National Portrait Gallery (SNPG), and the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art (Modern One and Two).

The National Galleries of Scotland cares for, develops, researches and displays the national collection of Scottish and international art and, with a  programme of activities, exhibitions, education and publications, aims to engage, inform and inspire the broadest possible public.


1 Queen St, Edinburgh EH2 1JD​

0131 624 6200

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Opening times

Thu–Sun, 10am–5pm

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Visitor information

  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Accessible Toilets
  • Toilets
  • Café
  • Shop
  • Bike Stand
  • Hearing Loop

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North St David St

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Scottish National Portrait Gallery

1 Queen St, Edinburgh EH2 1JD​