National Portrait Gallery

Meet your expert tour guide at the National Portrait Gallery for your private 2 hour tour

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  • 2 HOURS

About The Tour

Find out more about the people who shaped Britain: meet Henry VIII and discover the fate of each of his six wives. We then visit the court of Queen Elizabeth I, and her favourite men Raleigh and Drake who plundered the Spanish and created England's first colonies.

We continue with Sir Isaac Newton, the man who discovered gravity, but did you know he invented the cat flap? Then follow the career of Winston Churchill Britain's illustrious war time Prime Minister. Into the photography section to discuss the lives of John Lennon, the Beatles and Tim Berners-Lee, who created the world wide web.

Meeting point: National Gallery's main entrance, your guide will be waiting by the staircase.

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