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Institute of Contemporary Arts
Reopening of the ICA

The ICA remains closed for the time being but as soon as we’ve confirmed the date we’ll be reopening the building, you’ll be the first to know. For the latest news, sign up to our email list, follow us on social media or check this website. We look forward to seeing you all very soon.

Visitor safety

We have been busy installing additional safety measures throughout our building in the hope and expectation that we will soon be able to welcome you back to the ICA. Read more about our plans here



The Mall 
London SW1Y 5AH 


Closed temporarily

Exhibitions, Bookstore and Box Office

Closed temporarily

Rochelle Canteen

Closed temporarily


Postal address:
12 Carlton House Terrace 
London SW1Y 5AH

Getting Here

The ICA is located in the heart of central London between Buckingham Palace, 10 Downing Street and Piccadilly Circus.

Charing Cross and Piccadilly Circus are the nearest tube and train stations. The nearest bus stops are located on or around Trafalgar Square.

Bike racks are located at the top of the Duke of York Steps. There is a London Cycle Hire docking station on the corner of Waterloo Place and Carlton House Terrace.

There is no parking on The Mall, but car and taxi passengers can be dropped off at the main entrance. Metered parking bays are located on Waterloo Place and Carlton House Terrace, and there are nearby car parks on Whitcombe Street and Spring Gardens.

Find out further information and plan your visit here.