Open every day from Friday 7 February 2020

The Meet Vincent Van Gogh Experience will be open every day from Friday, 7 February 2020 to Thursday, 21 May 2020 at Upper Ground, SE1 9PP.

Admission & Tickets

Tickets to the Meet Vincent van Gogh Experience are available via our ticket partner Ticketmaster here. Audio guides for children and adults are included in the ticket price. There is a £1.50 Ticketmaster booking fee per ticket (not included in prices shown below).

Online Bookings Monday to FridaySaturday and Sunday


Children (0 - 2 years)FREEFREE
Children (2 - 12 years)£12.50£14.50
Student (with valid ID)£12.50£14.50
Senior (65+ years)£14.50£16.50
School Group (6+ students)£8.00£10.00
Adult Group (10+ adults)£14.00£16.00

Please note that ticket prices are subject to change and availability, bank holidays and 1 April 2020 – 18 April 2020 inclusive will be charged at the peak (weekend) ticket rate.

Visiting Times

Check the time slot mentioned on your ticket to find out when you should visit the exhibition. You can enter the Experience at any point during your time slot, but not before or after the allocated time. Once you are inside the Experience, you can stay for as long as you like.

Monday to Friday Entry Between
10.00 to 20.00Every 30 minutes, last entry at 19.00
SaturdayEntry Between
09.00 to 21.30Every 30 minutes, last entry at 20.30
SundayEntry Between
10.00 to 19.00Every 30 minutes, last entry at 18.00
Note:Last entry will be at 6pm with closure at 7pm on: 10th and 24th March; on 21st and 28th April, and 5th, 6th, 12th and 13th May
Recommended visit time 90 minutes

Getting there

Meet Vincent van Gogh will be at Upper Ground, SE1 9PP (behind the National Theatre) from Friday 7 February 2020. Here's how to get there:

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The tube is the most efficient and convenient way to reach the exhibit.

The nearest tube stations are Waterloo (on the Northern, Bakerloo & Jubilee lines), Southwark (on the Jubilee line), or take a stroll over the Hungerford Bridge from Embankment (on the District, Circle, Northern and Bakerloo lines).

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Waterloo, Waterloo East and Charing Cross (along the river via the Hungerford Bridge) are all 10 - 15 minutes walk away from the venue.

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Taking the tube is by far the easiest way to reach the exhibit, but if you’re driving, there is car parking at the National Theatre with the entrance on Upper Ground by Theatre Avenue.

Rates for the car park range from £7 for 2 hours to £28 for 24 hours.

Disabled Parking:

There is no disabled parking on site however the National Theatre has wheelchair and lift access during National Theatre opening hours.



Secure bike parking will be offered on site. One of our staff will assist in locking bikes away.

Santander Cycle Hire

There are two docking stations at the rear of the National Theatre under Waterloo Bridge, close to the exhibition entrance.

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The buses below cross Waterloo Bridge:

1, 4, 26, 59, 68, 76, 139, 168, 171, 172, 176, 188, 243, 341, 521, X68

77 (Upper Ground near the Festival Hall), 211 & 507 (Waterloo Road near Waterloo station), 381 (Stamford Street).

45, 63 & 100 all stop at the southern end of Blackfriars Bridge then it’s just a 10 minute stroll along the river to Upper Ground.

Coach & Taxi Pick-Up, Drop-Off and Parking

There is coach drop off and pick up at the rear of the National Theatre next to the van Gogh exhibition. This must be pre-booked by emailing

Coaches may only remain in the bays for 15 minutes with engines switched off before moving.

Parking for coaches will be available on Belvedere Road and on the approach roads to the IMAX Theatre.

Taxi drop off and pick up is located on Upper Ground adjacent to the exhibition.

Accessibility / General information

Audio guide

All tickets to Meet Vincent van Gogh include a free audio guide, available in both children (8-12 years) and adult (13+) versions. The audio guide is available in seven languages; English, Spanish, Korean, French, Italian, Portuguese and German.


Meet Vincent van Gogh in London is accessible for people in wheelchairs. Subject to availability, manual wheelchairs are available for use free of charge for your visit. Please ask a member of staff upon arrival if you require a wheelchair. Unfortunately, Meet Vincent van Gogh is unable to provide staff assistance around the exhibition for wheelchair users.

The audio guide is an essential part of Meet Vincent van Gogh, we therefore recommend that people with hearing impairments utilise our hearing loop system in order to become fully immersed in the story.


External food and drinks are not permitted within the exhibition but refreshments can be purchased on site.

Terms and Conditions

You can find the full list of Meet Vincent van Gogh London's terms and conditions here.