For assistance with planning your visit around the Gallery, please contact the Visitor Services team:
T +44 (0)20 7522 7888
E email firstname.lastname@example.org
Our passenger lift gives step-free access to all floors of the gallery. All of our current exhibitions can be reached through using the lift.
Wheelchairs are available on request at the Information Desk.
Portable folding chairs are available from the Cloakroom Desk.
Guide dogs, hearing and assistance dogs are welcome. Staff can provide a bowl of water. If you want to bring your guide or hearing dog to an event in the Zilkha Auditorium, please call +44 (0)20 7522 7888 in advance to reserve a seat next to the aisle.
Free parking for Blue Badge holders is available at the top of Osborn Street in the pay and display booths for an unlimited period. Spaces are available on a first come, first served basis.
Accessible toilets and baby changing facilities are available on the ground and basement levels.
The Gallery actively supports transgender, nonbinary and gender-noncomforming visitors and staff in their right to use our facilities without facing discrimination. If you experience behaviour which makes you feel uncomfortable when using our facilities, please let a member of staff know.
If you would like to share any feedback about how our facilities could be improved, you can contact email@example.com
Free, guided audio described tours of our exhibitions are available each season. For more information and to book a free place, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call +44 (0)20 7522 7888.
Free, guided audio descriptions of artworks are available for blind and partially sighted visitors. These can be accessed via the links below.
Informal introductions and tours can be given to blind and partially sighted visitors. These must be booked in advance.
Large print information about exhibitions, events and facilities can be collected from the Information Desk and cloakroom. Large print exhibition labels and interpretation texts are kept with gallery assistants.
Gallery 4 – Somali Exhibition: Any – Space – Whatever
Galleries 5 & 6 – It All Starts With a Thread
For alternative formats please email email@example.com
Easy Read Guide
Our Easy Read Guide has been created in an accessible way to help you understand what to expect when visiting the gallery.
Transcripts are available for selected exhibitions. Please contact the Information Desk in advance on 020 7522 7888 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Transcripts can be prepared for some film content. Please contact the Information Desk in advance on 020 7522 7888 or email email@example.com
Free, guided BSL tours of exhibitions are available each season.
To book a free place, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call +44 (0)20 7522 7888.
To keep up to date with our Audio Description tours and BSL tours please sign up to the Whitechapel Gallery newsletter on the bottom right of this page and select “British Sign Language and Audio Description”
The gallery uses the DMS to alert users by text message when the fire alarm sounds. Users who wish to use the system should text ‘wghfas’ to 078600 35999. To leave the system, please text STOP wghfas to the same number.