icon for booking online

Plan ahead

Timed tickets or membership cards are required to enter our galleries for both the free collection and paid exhibitions.

Advance booking is recommended, particularly for exhibitions as they may sell out, but tickets for both free collection and paid exhibitions are available on the door.

icon of a hand holding a payment card

Pay with card

Please pay by card or contactless in the gallery to minimise touchpoints.

There are also protective screens in place at all desks.

Icon of soap dispenser and a hand

Extra safety measures

Please wear a face covering in our galleries and shops.

Hand sanitiser is available in key areas, along with increased cleaning regimes in toilets and other high-use areas. ​

Our galleries

  • In the Gallery


    Find accessibility information for each of our galleries and links to access resources and events


  • With an exhibition or collection ticket you’ll be able to visit one of our shops.
  • There will be an opportunity to buy food and drink.
  • Toilets remain open with increased cleaning regimes.
  • Bags and items larger than cabin bag size (55cm x 40cm x 22cm) are not permitted in the galleries. Cloakroom capacity is limited, and we have additional safety protocols in place, so please travel light.

For detailed information on facilities, take a look at the accessibility section on the gallery page you are visiting. 

close up photograph of a person holding a Chris Ofili tea towel

© Rikard Österlund 

Visiting guidance​

When you visit, keep your distance from others.​ Please wear a face covering in our galleries and shops.

Most importantly, if you or anyone you live with has COVID-19 symptoms please stay at home. ​

For more information on the changes we've made to keep everyone safe, take a look through our FAQs.

illustration of two figures standing apart looking at two paintings