Plan your visit

Free and open to all


Our two galleries are on either side of the Serpentine Bridge in the Royal Park of Kensington Gardens. Entrance to the galleries is free. We advise booking for events.

Visit our Facilities and Access page for up-to-date access information. For information about the local area, visit Discover South Kensington.

Please note, on Tuesday 25 June Yinka Shonibare CBE: Suspended States will be closed. The exhibition will reopen at 1pm on Wednesday 26 June.


Please note, in June the Serpentine Pavilion will be open to the public at the following times:

17th June – 10.00-16.00

18th, 19th, 20th, 21st, 22nd June – 10.00-18.00

23rd June – 13.00-18.00

24th June – 10.00-18.00

25th June – Closed

26th June – 13.00-18.00

27th June – 10.00 -17.00

28th June – 10.00-16.00



Serpentine South
Kensington Gardens,
London W2 3XA

Tuesday - Sunday

Open bank holidays
Serpentine North
West Carriage Drive,
London W2 2AR

Tuesday - Sunday

Open bank holidays


Getting Here

Lancaster Gate: Central Line, 876 metres approx.
Knightsbridge: Piccadilly, 1.2 km approx.
Hyde Park Corner: Piccadilly, 1.5 km approx.

Check TFL before you travel for changes to services.

Routes 148, 274, 390, and 94 all have stops near the galleries.

Check TFL before you travel for changes to services.

Paddington: 1.5 km approx.
Victoria: 3.0 km approx.

Check National Rail before you travel for changes to services.

Cycle hire docking stations are opposite Serpentine North and Serpentine South, and at Seville Street (by Knightsbridge station), South Carriage Drive (by Hyde Park Corner station), and Bayswater Road (by Lancaster Gate).

To park your own bike, Sheffield stands are available at both galleries and at various locations throughout the park. See all parking spots on Active Things.

There is metered car parking available in Kensington Gardens and Hyde Park within short walking distance to both galleries. We encourage visitors to walk or use public transport where possible.

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Facilities & Access

The Galleries have full disability access and facilities.

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Food & Drink

Food & Drink

The Magazine is open from 9am for breakfast, then all day dining and drinks.

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Bloomberg Connects

Bloomberg Connects

Explore the Serpentine Galleries in a new way with our free Bloomberg Connects digital guide.

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We’re here to help. If you need more information, please email [email protected].

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