The Royal Academy of Arts is located in Central London on Piccadilly.

Royal Academy of Arts
Burlington House 
London W1J 0BD

Getting there


The Royal Academy is less than ten minutes walk from Piccadilly Circus and Green Park tube stations. Bond Street and Oxford Circus are also very convenient, less than 15 minutes walking distance.


Bus numbers 8, 9, 14, 19, 22 and 38 stop outside the Royal Academy on Piccadilly.

Opening hours and tickets

Thursday 4 May, 10am-9pm
Friday 5 May, 10am-10pm
Saturday 6 May, 10am-6pm
Sunday 7 May, 10am-6pm

Tickets are £12 and concessions are available. 
RA Friends receive free entry.

Click here to book your tickets.

Eating and Drinking

The RA Grand Café

Traditional a la carte menu, small tapas-style plates and afternoon tea.

Open Thursday, 10am – 5.30pm

Friday, 10am – 9.30pm

Saturday and Sunday, 10am – 5.30pm


The Keeper’s House

The RA’s new social space, featuring fine dining, light lunch and snacks and a cocktail bar.

Open to the public Thursday, 4pm – 11.30pm

Friday and Saturday, 4pm – midnight

Sunday, 4pm – 6pm


Courtyard Café

Open for casual lunch, tea and coffee, weather permitting

Thursday, 10am – 5.30pm

Friday, 10am – 7.30pm

Saturday and Sunday, 10am – 5.30pm

"This is the golden age of prints - from the traditional technologies to the latest digital works... print and printmaking weaves its way through our culture."
Chris Orr, RA