Visitor Information

Hayward Gallery opening hours

Monday 12noon – 6pm
Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday 10am – 6pm
Thursday and Friday 10am – 8pm

Ticket Prices

Full Price: £10
Seniors 60+: £9
Concessions: £8
Students: £8
Young people 12 – 18: £7.50
Under 12s (out of school hours): Free
Southbank Centre Members: Free; now Members can also purchase £5 tickets with a special
Art of Change offer. Find out more

Prices include a small voluntary donation in support of the Hayward Gallery. If you are a UK tax payer, thanks to Gift Aid, Southbank Centre can reclaim the tax you have paid on the whole entry fee, not just your donation. If you want to opt out of the donation, the standard admission charges are: Full price £9, Seniors £8, Students £7, Young people (12 - 18) £6.50.

Groups (Mon- Fri only, 10 people or more):

Adult groups £7 per person
College and University groups (18yrs+) £5 per person
School & College groups (17 yrs and under) £4.50 per person
Lambeth Schools: Free

To book phone 0844 875 0070 Monday – Friday 9.30am – 5.30pm.
For further information and for details on artist led tours and workshops email


Concessions include full-time students and those on benefits (Jobseekers Allowance, Income Support, Pension Credit and Disability Tax Credit). Appropriate documentation to be shown.


Become a Southbank Centre Member and enjoy free, unlimited entry to all exhibitions at Hayward Gallery, receive invitations to special events and enjoy access to the exclusive Members Bar on Level 6 of Royal Festival Hall.

Make this a free visit. Join on the day of your Gallery visit after you have already bought a ticket and we will reduce your Membership by the ticket price paid.

Join at Hayward Gallery Ticket Desk and you also get a free special edition pack of exhibition postcards.


Phone 0844 875 0071
In person at all Southbank Centre Ticket Offices


Underground: Waterloo & Embankment
Buses: Waterloo Bride, York Road, Belvedere Road and Stamford Street.
Main line rail stations: Waterloo, Waterloo East and Charing Cross


Wheelchair users and ambulant disabled people may bring an able-bodied companion whose ticket is free. Southbank Centre is accessible to people with disabilities.

Visitors with a disability can join our Access List email or phone 0844 847 9910 or send a fax 020 7921 0607.

Southbank Centre Shop

Hayward Gallery
Open 10am – 6pm (daily).
Monday from 12pm
Late nights Thursdays and Fridays until 8pm.

Fully illustrated catalogues are available Art of Change: New Directions from China at a special exhibition price. The shop also sells books, posters, screen-prints, postcards and specially designed merchandise.

Concrete at Hayward Gallery

A programme of regular music and DJ nights take place throughout the year at the Hayward Gallery’s day cafe/night bar Concrete. For full details visit

Supporting Southbank Centre

Supporters Circles

The Supporters Circles enable individuals to develop a closer relationship with artists, performers and Directors at Southbank Centre whilst supporting our artistic vision. For details of how to become more involved please call 020 7921 0825 or email us.

Corporate support

If you would like to learn more about how we work with our many corporate clients, please call Development on 020 7921 0683.

Corporate Supporters

  • Bloomberg
  • Christie’s
  • Clifford Chance LLP
  • Cobra Beer
  • Havells-Sylvania
  • J.P. Morgan
  • JTI
  • Lloyds Banking Group
  • Louis Vuitton
  • MasterCard
  • Russell-Cooke
  • Solicitors
  • Shell
  • Sothebys’
  • Spencer Stuart
  • The Book People

Supported by The Henry Moore Foundation

Airline Partner

Cathay Pacific

Southbank Centre is grateful to its Patrons: Richard Chang, Sir David & Lady Tang and Guy & Mimi Ullens.

Southbank Centre, Hayward Gallery