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The Royal Academy

A prestigious art school as well as a renowned venue for hosting major international exhibitions of contemporary Fine Art and past masters, the Royal Academy of Arts also stages series of talks, lectures and workshops throughout the year.
 
The annual summer exhibition is the largest open entry contemporay art exhibition in the world, showing established and unknown living artists. Permanent collections include works by Titian and Constable. See their website for full details of exhibitions and events.

The Royal Academy Address: 
              
Royal Academy of Arts
Burlington House
Piccadilly
London
W1J 0BD
England, UK

The Royal Academy Opening Times:     
10.00 am - 6.00 pm everyday except Friday (last admission to galleries 5.30 pm)
10.00 am - 10.00 pm Friday (last admission to galleries 9.30 pm)
 
John Madejski Fine Rooms opening times
1.00 pm - 4.30 pm Tuesday to Friday
10.00 am - 6.00 pm Saturday and Sunday
Closed Monday
Free guided tour 1.00 pm Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
3.00 pm Wednesday
11.30 am Saturday
       
Royal Academy Restaurant opening times
10.00 am - 5.30 pm Saturday to Thursday
12.00 pm - 4.30 pm Friday                                                                                               
Table service dinner 6.15 pm - 10.00 pm (last orders 8.30 pm)

The Royal Academy Admission:           
Prices vary slightly depending on the exhibition
Sample Prices (example only)
Adults  £11.00
Concessions  £9.00
Students  £7.50
Corporate Guests  £7.50
Income support, unwaged  £4.00
Children 12-18 years old  £4.00
Children 8-11  £3.00
Under 7 years old  Free

Check the Royal Academy website or phone for full details of prices and exhibitions

T  General inquiries +44 (0)20 7300 8000
   Recorded information line +44 (0)20 7300 5760/1

W  The Royal Academy

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