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Admission free

Admission to Guildhall Art Gallery and London's Roman Amphitheatre is free, but we recommend that you book a general admission ticket to visit any of the two (or both). Save time on arrival by booking in advance or just walk-in on the day.

To visit our new exhibition Inspired! you'll need a separate ticket


There are a number of events and activities coming up in the City of London which will affect the opening times of Guildhall Art Gallery and London’s Roman Amphitheatre:

  • Friday 11 November – Presentation of Addresses Ceremony: Gallery closed, no guided tours
  • Saturday 12 November – Lord Mayor’s Show: Gallery open 1-4, check website for guided tours
  • Wednesday 23 November – Private event at Guildhall: Gallery closed, no guided tours
  • Monday 28 November – Lord Mayor’s Banquet: Gallery closed, no guided tours
  • Saturday 24 December to Sunday 1 January 2023– Christmas: Gallery closed, no guided tours

We’ll be open 10:30am – 4pm on all other days. Please pre-book a free general admission ticket to ensure we’re open when you want to visit.

Explore Guildhall Art Gallery and London's Roman Amphitheatre

You can explore Guildhall Art Gallery by joining one of our free guided tours or by using Smartify.

Free guided tours

Free guided tours, conducted by Guildhall Art Gallery’s team of City Guides, are available on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays at 12:15pm and 1:15pm and last 30-45 minutes. No booking is required. These tours are for individual visits (not for groups).

If you wish to book a private group tour of Guildhall Art Gallery, please get in touch with the Gallery team, specifying your preferred date/time and party size.

Curator Katty Pearce will be running tours of the exhibition Inspired! on selected days. Check the exhibition webpage for more information and to book your tickets.


Smartify allows you to discover the stories contained within our paintings on your personal device. Download it prior to your visit to get the most out of your experience. Available for iOS and Android. You can also visit our Guildhall Art Gallery profile online to get a taste of our collections.


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We aim to make access to the paintings enjoyable and welcoming to the widest possible public. The floor plans of the Gallery and Amphitheatre and other information on how we welcome visitors with access needs can be downloaded below.

Guildhall Art Gallery Floor Plan PDF (790KB)
Date submitted: 26/03/21
Guildhall Art Gallery Visual Map PDF (4.3MB)
Date submitted: 4/10/21

Visit England quality assured visitor attraction

Guildhall Art Gallery and London’s Roman Amphitheatre is a Visit England quality assured visitor attraction. It has followed government and industry COVID-19 guidelines, has a process in place to maintain cleanliness and aid social distancing.

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