Manet: Portraying Life
26 January—14 April 2013
Exhibition opening times for the final week
Monday 8 April: 10am-6pm
Tuesday 9 April: 10am-6pm
Wednesday 10 April: 10am-6pm
Thursday 11 April: 10am-6pm
Friday 12 April: 10am-midnight
Saturday 13 April: 10am-midnight
Sunday 14 April: 10am-midnight
Royal Academy of Arts
Burlington House, Piccadilly
London W1J 0BD
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General enquiries: 020 7300 8000
We regret that we cannot accept suitcases, hold-alls or backpacks.
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There is a bicycle rack in the courtyard and cycle hire stations,
situated on Sackville Street, within 5 minutes walk. We regret that we cannot accept folding bicycles in the cloakroom or in the galleries.
The closest tube stations are Piccadilly Circus (on the Piccadilly and Bakerloo lines) and Green Park (on the Jubilee, Piccadilly and Victoria lines). Oxford Circus and Bond Street are the nearest tube stations on the Central Line. Both are approximately 5-10 minutes walk away.
Numerous bus routes stop on Piccadilly outside the Royal Academy and on nearby Regent Street. To plan your journey please visit www.tfl.gov.uk
or use the journey planner on this page.
Royal Academy Restaurant, Burlington House, Piccadilly
The Restaurant at the Royal Academy is open Saturday to Thursday 10am - 6pm and Fridays 10am - 11pm, with dinner served on Fridays and Saturdays until 11pm.
The Restaurant at the Royal Academy of Arts offers all day dining with waiter service. The menu, designed by restauranteur Oliver Peyton makes full use of prime British ingredients and changes on a regular basis.
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Gallery Café, Burlington House, Piccadilly
Designed by Foster Associates, and situated on the ground floor next to the lift, the café has a light contemporary feel. Serving a range of freshly prepared sandwiches, cakes and pastries this is an ideal place to visit for a light snack and drink. Open 10am to 6pm daily.
42° Raw café, 6 Burlington Gardens
Offering the very best in modern day healthy eating, 42° Raw café is perfect for a light lunch or snack. Open 8am to 6pm daily.
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Royal Academy Shop
The Royal Academy Shop offers a wide selection of books, stationery and exclusive gifts inspired by the work of the Royal Academicians. The Royal Academy Shop is open daily, closing 15 minutes prior to the closure of the galleries.
RA Studio Shop
Found on the ground floor of Burlington Gardens, the RA Studio Shop specialises in contemporary design and art-led products exclusively created with Royal Academicians and carefully selected artists. The RA Studio Shop open daily from 10am - 5.45pm.
Disabled parking should be booked as far in advance as possible, especially for popular exhibitions. Time slots available are 10am to 2pm, 2pm to 6pm and 6pm to 10pm. When requesting a booking please give your name, vehicle registration number and a contact telephone number. For disabled parking and wheelchair bookings please telephone 020 7300 8028.
If you experience trouble queuing for a long time due to ill health or a disability, please make yourself known to one of our visitor services team when you arrive.
Visit the DisabledGo website
for a detailed and independent review of the RA's facilities for disabled users.
The RA offers exciting family activities, including practical workshops,
drop-in family studios, exhibition talks and galleries full of colourful paintings and sculpture to explore. Why not try our Art Detective
family trails, a great way to engage children with the artworks. Education guides
are also available from the RA shop for older visitors or free to download from our website. We also have our Be Creative at Home
worksheets with inspiration for activities to try at home.
The cloakroom is for coats, umbrellas and small bags and has very limited capacity. Items may be subject to search. Items must be no larger than 280mm width by 380mm height and 400mm depth. We regret that we cannot accept suitcases, hold-alls or large backpacks in the cloakroom or in the galleries.
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