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Run by artists since 1768, we’re celebrating 250 years by opening up like never before. Step inside a new home for art and ideas.

Looking for things to do during half-term?

We run 15-minute drop in tours everyday that are suitable for people of all ages – no booking required.

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Opening times

Daily 10am–6pm
Friday 10am–10pm
Cafés and shops
Open early and late; hours vary.

All opening times

Free entry

Entry is free – some exhibitions and events will be charged separately.


Find us

Burlington House
Piccadilly, London, W1J 0BD
6 Burlington Gardens
London, W1S 3ET

Plan your visit

What’s on

Explore our world-class exhibition programme, with brand new galleries – and for the first time, free displays of art and architecture. Browse our range of upcoming talks, courses and events too.

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Need inspiration? Here's just a taste of the art and architecture that's on offer around the new RA.

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The new RA has even more places to meet, eat and drink. Stop for a quick coffee, a lazy lunch or dinner and drinks.

Explore our social spaces


Home to the UK’s longest established art school, the RA has always had making at its heart. Come and try an art class or workshop, or find inspiration to create at home.


Run by artists, we’re a platform for independent points of view about art and culture, and we’d love to exchange ideas with you.

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