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82 Whitechapel High St, London E1 7QX, UK


Opening Hours

Tuesday 11am-6pm
Wednesday 11am-6pm
Thursday 11am-9pm
Friday 11am-6pm
Saturday 11am-6pm
Sunday 11am-6pm

Planned Closures:

Music for Museums in Gallery 2 ticketed for performances on the following dates and times:

Wednesday 14 from 5pm

Artists’ Film International: Summer 2015 in the Zilkha Auditorium will be closed on the following dates and times:

Thursday 8 from 6pm
Thursday 15 from 6pm
Thursday 22 from 6pm
Saturday 24 2-3:30pm
Thursday 29 from 6pm
Thursday 31 all day

Christmas Planned Closures:

Thursday 24 CLOSED
Friday 25 CLOSED
Saturday 26 CLOSED
Thursday 31 Open11am-6pm


Whitechapel Gallery
77-82 Whitechapel High St
E1 7QX


+44 (0)20 7522 7888

Public transport

We are less than 1 minute walk from Aldgate East underground station. Alternatively, Liverpool Street and Tower Gateway stations and Shoreditch High Street overground station are approximately 15 minutes walks from the Gallery.

Buses: The 25, 205 and 254 stop outside the gallery. The 15, 115, 40, 42,45 and 67 buses stop outside Aldgate Station. The 35, 43,78,149, 242, 344 and 388 stop on Commercial Road. The 242 and 253 stop outside Liverpool
Street Station.

Please contact Transport for London for detailed travel advice


Cycling is recommended as an alternative mode of transport. The nearest docking stations for Barclays Cycle Hire are at Altab Ali Park, Aldgate East, with 15 docking stations, and Braham Street, Aldgate, with 34 docking stations available.


Visitors are encouraged to use public transport where possible. There are a number of external parking facilities nearby for visitors wishing to travel by car, please contact the facilities directly for more information.

NCP Whitechapel High Street, Spreadeagle Yard (off Commercial Street), London, E1 7PJ.
T: 0845 050 7080

Buckle Street Multistorey Car Park, Buckle Street, London, E1 8EH

Blue Badge holders can park in the space in front of the gallery (max 3 hours stay), on a first-come, first-served basis. Alternatively there is accessible parking on Osborne Street.

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