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London Nightlife

Royal Academy of Arts

  • Piccadilly Map It
  • Mayfair
  • Art Galleries–Arts

Updated 02/27/2014

Fodor's Review

Housed in an aristocratic mansion and home to Britain's first art school (founded in 1768), the academy is best known for its blockbuster special exhibitions—like a controversial Sensation show drawn from the Saatchi collection and a record-breaking Monet show—though it also has a permanent collection that includes Michelangelo's marble Taddei Tondo. The annual Summer Exhibition has been a popular London tradition since 1769.

Entertainment Information

Address:

Burlington House, Piccadilly, London, W1J 0BD, England

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Phone:

020-7300–8000

Entertainment Details:

  • From £3, prices vary with exhibition
  • Daily 10–6, except Fri. 10–10

Updated 02/27/2014

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