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  • Oliver Bevan (b.1941), Walk, 1995.
    Oliver Bevan (b. 1941), Walk, 1995.​​
  • Entrance to Guildhall Yard
    Sir Edwin Landseer (1802-1873), The First Leap, 1829.

Gallery closed 28 July-11 September

Guildhall Art Gallery and London's Roman Amphitheatre are currently closed for major refurbishments. We will reopen on Friday 12 September with upgraded lighting, new wall coverings and new hangs.

Check back here for further information as the works progress.

Admission

Admission to the Gallery's permanent collection and the Roman Amphitheatre is free.

An entrance fee may be charged for some exhibitions, with concessionary rates for senior citizens, students, registered unemployed, and registered disabled.

All exhibitions are free for children under 16, City residents, Friends of Guildhall Art Gallery, Art Fund members, and Museums Association members.

If you are a City resident simply bring proof of home address to the reception desk and we'll issue you with a City Resident Card. You'll get free entry to all our special exhibitions.

Opening hours

Monday - Saturday 10am - 5pm

Sunday 12 noon - 4pm

Closures

Closures are sometimes required at short notice due to civic or state functions at the Guildhall. Any such closures will be listed below. Please call 020 7332 3700 / textphone 020 7332 3803 for a daily recorded message giving further notice of closures.

  • Monday 28 July until Thursday 11 September (inclusive) - closed throughout

Getting here

The Gallery and Roman Amphitheatre are located on the east side of Guildhall Yard, next to the historic medieval Guildhall.

Guildhall Art Gallery & Roman London's Amphitheatre
Guildhall Yard (off Gresham Street)
London
EC2V 5AE​​​

Plan your route

Plan your journey to the Gallery with the City of London guide to transport and travel links.

Use of public transport is recommended. Use the Transport for London journey planner.

Tube

Northern
Moorgate
Bank
Central
Bank
St Paul’s
District
Bank
Mansion House (Bow Lane exit)
Circle
Bank
Mansion House (Bow Lane exit)

Bus

Bus routes 242, 25, 8 and 501 (alight in Cheapside), 11,15, 23 and 26 (alight in Queen Victoria Street), 43, 76, 133, 141, 214, 271 (alight in Moorgate), 172 (alight at London Wall).

Bicycle

There is free bicycle parking in Aldermanbury and Basinghall Street. Bicycles should be parked only in designated bays.

Car

There is limited metered parking in the area and car parks on London Wall, Aldersgate and at the Barbican. See the City of London’s parking information for further details.

Details of parking arrangements for disabled people in the City.

The Gallery is in the Central London Congestion Charging Zone.​​​

Access and facilities

Wheelchair accessibility

All parts of the Gallery and Amphitheatre are accessible to wheelchair users. There is assisted access to the lower ground floor galleries which currently have no lift access. There are wheel chair accessible lavatories off the main Exhibition Gallery and within the cloakroom area.

Large print texts

Large print labels are available at the reception desk. Other large print texts are available on request by telephoning 020 7332 3700 or by emailing guildhall.artgallery@cityoflondon.gov.uk

Food and drink

The Gallery does not have a café but water coolers are provided. Many cafés, pubs and supermarkets are within short walking distance, including the cafés and restaurants of the Museum of London and the Barbican Centre which are open every day.  Picnic lunches can be eaten in Guildhall Yard or green spaces nearby, such as St Paul's Churchyard.

The Gallery has a small shop selling books, postcards, prints, exhibition related products, gifts and items for children.

Collage

The COLLAGE image database is available on terminals in the Main Gallery and the Victorian Galleries. It contains over 6,000 images and records of Guildhall Art Gallery’s collection along with those of Guildhall Library Print Room’s collections.

Cloakroom

The cloakroom is free of charge and attended at all times. Visitors are asked to leave large bags and rucksacks in the cloakroom.


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