NOTE: For what’s showing today please click ‘Current Exhibitions’ box on the homepage.
Ben Uri: The Art Museum for Everyone
Where are we?
Just over 2 miles from Marble Arch / Oxford Street so much nearer than you might think and really easy to get to!
The gallery/museum is located at 108A Boundary Road, off the Beatles made famous Abbey Road, St John’s Wood, London NW8 0RH.
Contact & Opening Times
The museum re-opens on Monday 8 April and has a new opening schedule as follows:
Every Monday from 10am – 5.30pm.
During specific exhibitions:
Monday 8 – 21 April for Czech Routes show: open Monday – Friday 11-5pm and closed weekends until the 21 April and then open the following four Mondays until the 21 May.
On all other occasions by prior appointment only.
To arrange a visit on such days please email email@example.com with the following very specific detail giving at least 2 working days’ notice.
Subject line – Visit gallery request detailing your preferred date and time
Message – The names of persons wish to visit Ben Uri on the Day, Date and Time.
Please either write Our purpose is leisure or Our purpose is specifically to ………
Please can you confirm this is possible.
Your name and mobile number and institution if relevant.
Telephone: 020 7604 3991 – but infinitely better to email firstname.lastname@example.org with all queries.
If you cannot email please note you have to leave a specific voice message as this number is always on answer-phone to minimise lost time owing to the volume of cold calls. Please be very specific and do not forget to leave your own number for us to return your call.
When are we open during exhibitions?
We are open Monday – Friday 11am – 5pm and closed weekends.
However, please note the gallery has to be closed between exhibitions for de-installation and installation purposes so please check the Exhibition page for open dates.
FREE admission to all Ben Uri exhibitions
How to get to Ben Uri
By tube: Jubilee Line Underground stations St Johns Wood, Swiss Cottage and Finchley Road are all an easy 10 – 15 minutes walk away; Bakerloo Line Underground stations Maida Vale and Warwick Avenue are similarly within very easy reach.
By rail: West Hampstead and Kilburn High Road London Overground stations are also within easy walking distance.
By bus: Buses 189 and 139 stop at the junction of the famous Abbey Road and Boundary Road. Bus 31 Stops at the junction of Belsize Road and Abbey Road, a short walk from Boundary Road.
If in doubt please Go to Transport for London to plan your journey by rail or bus.
Parking: There is metered car parking on both sides of Boundary Road but make sure you pay on the same side you park to avoid a ticket. There is a disabled parking bay in Boundary Road. Parking is FREE every weekend!
We have a ramp to facilitate wheelchairs – please ask. There is a small easy step from the road to the gallery entrance and please ask if you need help. The nature of the building means it is not possible for wheelchair users or those with mobility difficulties to access our lower galleries but to compensate we always provide a digital slideshow of all works on display so they can be appreciated by all.
If you have any queries concerning access to the gallery, or have any special requirements, please contact the gallery on;
tel 020 7604 3991 or (better) email email@example.com and we will assist you as best we can.
Make a day of it?
Before or after your visit to our exhibitions, enjoy Boundary Road’s wide variety of restaurants from Mediterranean to Thai to Italian to Lebanese as well as tea and coffee stops. There are nearly as many ladies hair and beauty salons on the street, two private gyms, two men’s barber shops and a very popular vet all within a few hundred yards.
Other local attractions very nearby include; The Beatles famous Zebra Crossing and recording studios, Regents Park and its Zoo, Maida Vale/Regents Canal walk, the Freud Museum in Swiss Cottage and the Jewish Museum in Camden Town plus of course Oxford Street and Bond Street shopping are just a short bus ride away.