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Institute of Contemporary Arts
September 2022

Pick up a hot or cold drink, refreshments, or light snack at the fully licensed bar to enjoy in the cafe, cinemas and galleries. 

Discover the ICA Bar just beyond the lower gallery. 

We’ll have more food and drink announcements soon. Watch this space.

Visitor safety

We have installed additional safety measures throughout our building in the hope and expectation that you will return to the ICA soon. Read more about our plans here


Ticket sales and Box Office 
020 7930 3647 (Tuesday – Sunday, 3 – 6 pm)

Accessibility and access tickets
020 7930 3647 (Tuesday – Sunday, 3 – 6 pm)



Venue Hire


The Mall 
London SW1Y 5AH 

Cinemas and Bookstore

Tuesday – Sunday
12 – 11pm


Tuesday – Sunday
12 – 10pm

Exhibitions and Box Office

Tuesday – Sunday
12 – 9pm


Postal address:
12 Carlton House Terrace 
London SW1Y 5AH


More information about moving around the building, accessible tickets, quiet times, and interactive maps here

Getting here

The ICA is located in the heart of central London between Buckingham Palace, 10 Downing Street and Piccadilly Circus.

Charing Cross and Piccadilly Circus are the nearest tube and train stations. The nearest bus stops are located on or around Trafalgar Square.

Bike racks are located at the top of the Duke of York Steps. There is a London Cycle Hire docking station on the corner of Waterloo Place and Carlton House Terrace.

There is no parking on The Mall, but car and taxi passengers can be dropped off at the main entrance. Metered parking bays are located on Waterloo Place and Carlton House Terrace, and there are nearby car parks on Whitcombe Street and Spring Gardens.

Find out further information and plan your visit here