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Serpentine Galleries

Serpentine Galleries Review

Built in 1934 as a tea pavilion in Kensington Gardens, the Serpentine has an international reputation for exhibitions of modern and contemporary art. Henry Moore, Andy Warhol, Bridget Riley, Damien Hirst, and Rachel Whiteread are a few of the artists who have exhibited here. An extension, the Serpentine Sackler Gallery, opened in the fall of 2013. It's a seven-minute walk across the park from the main gallery. The annual summer Pavilion, a striking temporary structure designed by a different leading architect every year, is always worth catching.

    Contact Information

  • Address: Kensington Gardens, Kensington, London, W2 3XA | Map It
  • Phone: 020/7402–6075
  • Cost: Free
  • Hours: Tues.–Sun. 10–6
  • Website:
  • Tube: Lancaster Gate, Knightsbridge, South Kensington.
  • Location: Kensington
Updated: 02-27-2014

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