From its foundation in 1768 the Royal Academy of Arts has provided a voice for art and artists. We are an independent charity led by eminent artists and architects—the Royal Academicians—and we pursue our mission through exhibitions, education and debate.
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Meet in the Front Hall, Burlington House, Royal Academy of Arts
Discover the art, architecture and history of the Royal Academy during these free one-hour tours.
Free, no booking required.
6 Burlington Gardens, Royal Academy of Arts.
The RA is currently undergoing one of the biggest physical changes in our history. Step behind the scenes for a glimpse at the work in progress on one of our last open-access building tours.
Free, booking required. RA250 Supporters only.
Meet in the Front Hall, Burlington House, Royal Academy of Arts.
This tour of ‘Charles I’ is designed for wheelchair users and mobility impaired visitors.
Free, booking required.
Meet at Central St Martins main reception, Granary Square, N1
Friends explore the Museum and Special Collections of renowned art, design and fashion college Central St Martins, which house some of the most innovative fashion pieces created by staff and students.
Meet RA representative at Tower Hill tube station.
One extraordinary man was witness to some of London’s most tumultuous events. Join our guided walking tour through Restoration London with Samuel Pepys and his famous diaries as our inspiration.
Meet in the Front Hall, Burlington House, Royal Academy of Arts, Piccadilly
In celebration of International Women’s Day, join us for a free one-hour tour that explores our rich history and looks at the women, both past and present, who have been important to the Royal Academy.
Meet RA representative in the courtyard at the Royal Academy of Arts, Burlington House, Piccadilly, W1J.
Join Westminster Guide Anthony Davis as we discover 400 years of literary connections within this fashionable part of London adjacent to Piccadilly and the home of the Royal Academy.
Sackler Wing of Galleries, Burlington House, Royal Academy of Arts, Piccadilly
Join students from the Royal Academy Schools for a guided tour of ‘Premiums: Interim Projects’, offering you a chance to explore this annual exhibition of contemporary art from the RA Schools.