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Institute of Contemporary Arts
The Mall
London
SW1Y 5AH

We are located on The Mall in the heart of central London:

  • We're open Tuesday to Sunday, 11am – 11pm. 
  • Exhibitions are open 11am – 6pm, except Thursday, 11am – 9pm. 

We are closed Mondays, except for fig-2 openings which will take place in the ICA studio every Monday from 6-8pm throughout 2015. Please access the Studio via the ramp entrance from Carlton House Terrace.

Before your visit please check our full opening hours and access information.

Entry to the ICA is with Day Membership, set at £1. Day Membership includes access to art exhibitions and displays, as well as use of facilities such as the café bar and free wifi.

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Public transport

Plan your journey using Transport for London's Journey Planner or call Transport for London on 020 7222 1234.

London Underground

The nearest tube station is Charing Cross or Piccadilly Circus. 

To reach the ICA from Charing Cross follow the signs for Trafalgar Square. Head through Admiralty Arch near the south west corner, on to The Mall and we're located approximately 50 metres on the right hand side. To reach the ICA from Piccadilly Circus head down Lower Regent Street to Waterloo Place. The entrance is located at the bottom of The Duke of York steps.

Rail

The nearest train station is Charing Cross.

Bus

There is a bus stop on nearby Trafalgar Square or Cockspur Street. Please note that no bus services operate on The Mall.

Bike

There are bike racks for locking bikes at the top of the Duke of York steps. Directly behind the ICA on the corner of Waterloo place and Carlton House Terrace is a London Cycle Hire docking station. You can use Cyclestreets to plan your cycle journey.

Car and Taxi

There is no parking on The Mall but the main entrance is available for dropping off passengers. There are metered parking bays in Waterloo Place and Carlton House Terrace, and there are also car parks in Whitcombe St and Spring Gardens, both off Trafalgar Square.

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