Royal Academy of Arts

The Royal Academy of Arts hosts some of the finest arts exhibitions in London. The annual Summer Exhibition displays work from up and coming artists and academicians. Read More
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The Royal Academy of Arts, founded in 1768, is the oldest fine arts institution in Britain. Situated in the heart of London's West End on Piccadilly, it is universally renowned for hosting some of the capital's finest temporary and touring exhibitions. Its annual Summer Exhibition, running since the institution first opened, displays select work from up and coming artists and by academicians.

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Opening Times

Ticket prices variable depending on exhibition.

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Opening Times

Saturday to Thursday: 10am to 6pm (last admission to galleries 5.30pm)
Friday: 10am to 10pm (last admission to galleries 9.30pm)

Venue Details & Map

Royal Academy of Arts

Royal Academy of Arts, Burlington House
+44 (0)20 7300 8000
Public transport:
Tube: Piccadilly Circus/Green Park Train: Victoria Piccadilly Circus: walk down Piccadilly towards Green Park. The Royal Academy is opposite Fortnum & Masons.

Facilities & Accessibility


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Access Inside Building Facilities
Accessible lift
Access into the Building
Ramps with handrails to entrance
Accessible Bathroom Facilities
Baths with handrails
Accessible Communication Facilities
Information available in audio format
Information available in large print
Accessible Parking Facilities
Drop-off point for guests available outside main entrance
Accessible Venue Facilities
Assistance dogs welcome
Level access, ramp or lift to dining area
Level access, ramp or lift to restaurant or cafe
Level access, ramp or lift to the bar
Level access, ramp or lift to the lounge
Level access, ramp or lift to the shop
Wheelchairs available free of charge
Additional Accessible Facilities
Accessible baby changing rooms
Catering Facilities
Event Facilities
Breakout Rooms
Offers charity rates
Payment Facilities
Group rates available

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