Cultural & Art Events

Royal Academy of Arts

Burlington House, Piccadilly, London, W1J 0BD
  • Attributes
  • Nearest Station
    Piccadilly Circus Train Station

Royal Academy of Arts is the oldest fine arts institution in Britain.

Open: 10 am – 6 pm every day except Friday (last admission to galleries 5:30pm), 10 am – 10 pm Friday (last admission to galleries 9:30pm)

Where is the Royal Academy of Arts? It is a 6 minute walk from Piccadilly Circus Station. Piccadilly Circus serves the Bakerloo and Piccadilly lines.

What is nearby on foot? Queen’s Theatre mins 9 mins, Fortnum and Mason 2 mins.

Did you know? The RA was founded in 1768 by a group of 40 artists and architects who became the first Royal Academicians. The first president was Sir Joshua Reynolds (1723-1792), whose statue now stands outside Burlington House.