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Reopening of the ICA

The ICA is open to the public. Read more about the reopening on Tuesday 6 July 2021 here.

Visitor safety

We have installed additional safety measures throughout our building in the hope and expectation that you will return to the ICA soon. Read more about our plans here


020 7930 3647 (Tuesday – Sunday, 3 – 6 pm)


The Mall 
London SW1Y 5AH 

Cinemas and Bookstore

Tuesday – Sunday
12 – 11pm


Tuesday – Sunday
12 – 9:30pm (Last orders: 9pm)

Exhibitions and Box Office

Tuesday – Sunday
12 – 9pm


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.