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.

Please note, the Pavilion will close at 4pm on Friday 29 September. The Pavilion will be closed all day for an event on Saturday 30 September 2023. On Friday 6 October, the Pavilion will close at 4pm.

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


Serpentine South Gallery
Kensington Gardens,
London W2 3XA

Reopening on 5 October
Serpentine North Gallery
West Carriage Drive,
London W2 2AR


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.

A person looking at two paintings.

Facilities & Access

The Galleries have full disability access and facilities.

Read more +

Food & Drink

Food & Drink

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

Read more +

Bloomberg Connects

Bloomberg Connects

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

Read more +


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

Family Weekend buildings in common 4