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Which groups are entitled to a concession discount on exhibition tickets?

Admission to exhibitions is free for Gallery Members and children under 12 years in family groups.

People in receipt of Pension Credit, Universal Credit, Income Support or Job Seekers allowance, Students, Children (12–18 years) and disabled people (with free entry for one carer) are entitled to a concession discount. National Art Pass holders receive a 50% discount. Family tickets are also available. £5 tickets are available to those under 25 years on Fridays and for all concessions on Monday to Wednesday between 10.00 and 11.00.

If purchasing a concession priced ticket(s) please ensure that the person the ticket(s) is intended for meets the correct criteria and brings proof of eligibility on the day of attendance.

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