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Fine Rooms Opening Arrangements & Tours for Friends
The John Madejski Fine Rooms are open by guided tour only. Tours are free and last for one hour. No booking is required. Please meet in the Royal Academy Entrance Hall if you would like to attend.
Tours are held at the following times:
Wednesday - Friday: 1pm & 3pm
On the first Sunday of every month there is a 60 minute Welcome Tour for new Friends, highlighting the John Madejski Fine Rooms and works from the permanent collection. Please meet in the Royal Academy Entrance Hall if you would like to attend.
The first Sunday of every month: 2pm (no need to pre-book)
The Tennant Gallery is one of the John Madejski Fine Rooms and is open to the public at the following times:
Tuesday – Sunday: 10am – 6pm
Start your weekend with the RA
The Royal Academy of Arts is open until 10pm every Friday, offering excellent evening access to exhibitions, lectures, talks and tours.
The Restaurant at the RA is open until 11pm on Friday and Saturday nights.
Reserve seats for Free Lunchtime Lectures!
You can now reserve a seat for free lunchtime lectures online or by calling 020 7300 5839.
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Save £10 on your Friends Membership!
Standard and Joint Friends of the RA can save £10 on their membership purchase by opting to pay by Direct Debit.
Direct Debit payments are much easier and cheaper for us to process, so we can offer you a considerable saving on your Friends membership!
For as little as £90 (Standard) or £130 (Joint) you and your guests can enjoy all the wonderful benefits that Friends membership allows; including free entry for you, an adult family guest and up to four family children (under the age of 16 each) time you visit!
For more information, please contact us on firstname.lastname@example.org or call us on 020 7300 5664.
Friends of the Royal Academy can get a Guest Pass for just £15!
Each Friend is entitled to bring one family adult guest and four family children (under 16). For an extra £15 annually, you can bring another guest for the duration of your membership! Guest Passes are issued at the Friends desk. It’s great value for money, so ask at the Friends Desk next time you are visiting us.