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The Serpentine comprises two galleries situated 5 minutes walk from each other on either side of The Serpentine Bridge in the heart of the Royal Park of Kensington Gardens in central London. The Serpentine Gallery, established in 1970, and the Serpentine Sackler Gallery, designed by Zaha Hadid Architects in 2013, present world-renowned exhibitions of art, architecture and design throughout the year.

Admission is free. Open 10am - 6pm, Tuesday - Sunday, plus bank holidays

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Serpentine Gallery

The Serpentine Gallery situated in Kensington Gardens was established in 1970 and showcases emerging and established contemporary art and architecture.

Koenig Books

Koenig Books at the Serpentine Gallery is the main London branch of Walther Koenig Books Ltd, Europe’s leading independent bookshop, with a wide international stock of titles on modern and contemporary art, photography and architecture.

Kensington Gardens
London
W2 3XA
T: +44 (0)20 7402 6075
Map

Nearest tube stations: Lancaster Gate or Marble Arch
Main bus routes: 148, 274, 390, 94
By car: Metered car parking in Kensington Gardens and Hyde Park
By bike: Dedicated cycle parking at both galleries

Serpentine Sackler Gallery

The Serpentine Sackler Gallery opened in 2013. It is located in a former 1805 gunpowder store, five minutes walk from the Serpentine Gallery across the Serpentine Bridge. 

Serpentine Shop

The Shop features Serpentine Editions, exclusive works by leading and emerging artists, architects and designers created especially for the Serpentine.
Products are also available in our online shop.

The Magazine Restaurant

The Magazine Restaurant is adjoined to the Gallery. 

Opening hours
Tuesday to Saturday 8am - 6pm
Sunday 9am - 6pm
+44 (0) 207 298 7552
reservations@magazine-restaurant.co.uk

W Carriage Dr
London
W2 2AR
+44 (0)20 7402 6075
Map

Nearest tube stations: Lancaster Gate or Marble Arch
Main bus routes: 148, 274, 390, 94
By car: Metered car parking in Kensington Gardens and Hyde Park
By bike: Dedicated cycle parking at both galleries

Serpentine Pavilion

The Serpentine's annual architectural commission showcases new temporary buildings by international architects. Open June - October. Public Programmes and a cafe.

Kensington Gardens
Hyde Park
London
England
W2 3XA
+44 (0)20 7402 6075
Visit & Map

Nearest tube stations: Lancaster Gate or Marble Arch
Main bus routes: 148, 274, 390, 94
By car: Metered car parking in Kensington Gardens and Hyde Park
By bike: Dedicated cycle parking at both galleries

Facilities

We hope you enjoy your visit to the Serpentine Galleries.

The Galleries have full disability access and facilities. If you have any special access requirements, please contact the Visitor Services Team

T: +44 (0)20 7402 6075
information@serpentinegalleries.org

Baby Changing
There are baby changing rooms located at both the Serpentine Gallery and the Serpentine Sackler Gallery.

Bikes
There is dedicated cycle parking within the grounds of both galleries

Car Parking
There is metered car parking in Kensington Gardens and Hyde Park

Dogs
Dogs are not permitted inside the Serpentine Galleries or The Magazine restaurant.
There are several dog rings outside the Serpentine Gallery for short visits.
Guide dogs are permitted.

 

 

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Installation view, Yoko Ono: TO THE LIGHT

Installation view, Yoko Ono: TO THE LIGHT - visit page

Yoko Ono

2015
Installation view, Yoko Ono: TO THE LIGHT Serpentine Gallery, London (19 June - 9 September 2012)

Installation view, Today We Reboot The Planet - visit page

Adrián Villar Rojas

2015
Installation view, Today We Reboot The Planet Serpentine Sackler Gallery, London (28 September - 10 November 2013)
Serpentine Gallery Pavilion 2014 designed by Smiljan Radic

Serpentine Gallery Pavilion 2014 designed by Smiljan Radic

2014
1. Serpentine Gallery Pavilion 2014 designed by Smiljan Radić, Photograph © 2014 Iwan Baan
Ehtifal family day 2013

Ehtifal family day 2013

2015
Ehtifal Festival, Serpentine Gallery, 4-6 July 2013

Image courtesy qulture.com

Martino Gamper installation view - visit page

Martino Gamper installation view - visit page

2015
Martino Gamper, design is a state of mind, installation view, Serpentine Sackler Gallery, 5 March – 18 May 2014

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Extinction Marathon: Visions of the Future, Serpentine Galleries, 18 and 19 October 2014