Why not see the best views in London while you tuck into tea, scones, and all the trimmings of a traditional afternoon tea on the Thames? Book online today.
National Portrait Gallery Muslim Tour
- Adult Ages 16+
- Youth Ages 8 - 15
- Family 2 adults and 2 children
- Child Under 8 years old
Discover Muslim Paintings and Portraits
We visit one of the most popular galleries in the country, the fascinating National Portrait Gallery founded in 1856. The gallery holds an array of Muslim oriented displays as well as some with hidden connections.
We will be looking at a Black Muslim who became enslaved and fails at times to be mentioned in Black history month despite having British connections and contributions done in England in 1700s.
- 2 hour guided tour by professionally qualified Muslim guide
- Paintings and portraits over the last 500 year retold
- British alliance with the Ottomans during the Crimean war leads to a wrongly designed British note
- Malala the first & second, but just who is Malala first and why is she unknown?
- 500 years of Muslims living with amnesia
- Western disclosers of pirates, privateers, and Mujahideen
- East India Company, Lucknow – A War of Words
- And much more!
Meeting point for ordinary bookings: Front Entrance, Great Russell Street London WC1B 3DG.
Meeting point for groups is the back entrance on Montague Place
The four tube stations closest to the Museum are:
- Tottenham Court Road (Cetntral Line): 5-minute walk
- Holborn (Central and Piccadilly lines) : 7-minute walk
- Russell Square (Piccadilly line): 7-minute walk
- Goodge Street (Northern line): 8-minute walk
The following bus routes pass within walking distance of the Museum.
- New Oxford Street: 1, 8, 19, 25, 38, 55, 98, 242
- Tottenham Court Road (northbound) / Gower Street (Southbound): 14, 24, 29, 73, 134, 390
- Southampton Row: 59, 68, X68, 91, 168, 188
- Bike racks are available inside the gates of the Main Entrance on Great Russell Street (please note that folding bikes are not allowed on the premises).
- The Museum can’t assume responsibility for damage or theft of bicycles left on-site.
- You may wish to use the Santander Cycle Hire scheme on your journey. If so, a docking station can be found on the corner of Great Russell Street and Montague Street, a two-minute walk from the Main Entrance.
- If you have a disability or illness that requires special assistance or support equipment, please see the Accessibility at the Museum page for details.
Please use www.tfl.gov.uk to plan your journey to the British Museum.