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, the Serpentine Pavilion has altered opening times on certain days:

19th July – Open 10am-4pm

21st July – Pavilion will be open but family activities will be happening from 11am-3pm. Event preparation and clear-up will take place before and after these times.

31st July – 10am-5pm


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

By Tube

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.

By Bus

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

Check TFL before you travel for changes to services.

By Train

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

Check National Rail before you travel for changes to services.

By Bike

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.

By Car

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.

On Foot

Take a look at this interactive map to explore scenic routes around the galleries, as well as through Hyde Park and South Kensington.

A person looking at two paintings.

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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