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Visitor Info

The ICA is located in the heart of central London, on The Mall.

London Underground

The nearest tube stations are Charing Cross (Northern and Bakerloo lines) and PiccadillyCircus (Bakerloo and Piccadilly lines). To reach the ICA from Charing Cross exit the station and follow the signs for Trafalgar Square. Once at the Square head through Admiralty Arch near the south west corner, on to The Mall. The ICA is located approximately 50 metres down on the right hand side. To reach the ICA from Piccadilly Circus head straight down Lower Regent Street and into Waterloo Place. The entrance is located at the bottom of The Duke of York steps, on the left hand side.


The nearest railway station is also Charing Cross.


The following buses stop in nearby Trafalgar Square or Cockspur Street: 3,6,9,11,12,13,14,15,19,22,23,24,29,38,77a,88,91,139,159 and 176. Please note that there are no bus services operating on The Mall.


There are racks for parking bicycles at the top of the Duke of York steps.


The main entrance is available for dropping off passengers but parking is not permitted on The Mall. There are parking meters in Waterloo Place and Carlton House Terrace, at the back of the ICA. There are also car parks in Whitcombe St and Spring Gardens, both off Trafalgar Square.

Opening Hours

The ICA is open from Wednesday to Sunday and closed Mondays and Tuesdays. Opening hours Monday – Tuesday Closed Wednesday 12 noon – 11pm Thursday – Saturday 12 noon – 1am Sunday 12 noon – 9pm Box Office Monday – Tuesday Closed Wednesday – Saturday 12 noon – 9pm Sundays 12 noon – 8pm Exhibitions The galleries are open during exhibitions 12 noon – 7pm, except Thursday 12noon – 9pm. Bookshop Monday – Tuesday Closed Wednesday – Friday 12 noon – 9.30pm Saturday 12 noon – 10pm Sunday 12 noon – 8.30pm ICA Studio Open to ICA Members from Wednesday to Friday, from 12 noon until 6pm.