Beatles to Bowie
David Bowie

David Bowie by David Wedgbury, 1966
National Portrait Gallery, London
© National Portrait Gallery, London

How to Book

Advance online tickets have now sold out. Tickets can still be purchased on the day from the Ticket Desk. Please note, timed ticketing is in operation for this exhibition and time slots will sell out. Visitors are strongly advised to arrive early to avoid disappointment.


Full price: £11
Concessions: £10 and £9
Members: Admission free
There is a special Members allocation for all time slots therefore Members do not need to book tickets in advance.
Please click here to find out more about becoming a Member.


Children 12–18 years, Senior Citizens, Registered Unemployed, Students, Disabled people with one carer.

Free admission

Children under 12 years in family groups.

Art Fund Members 50% discount

Special Late Night Openings

The exhibition is open until 21.00 on Thursdays and Fridays. Enjoy special talks from artists and writers on Thursdays and experience a variety of free music events on Fridays.

Due to popular demand, Beatles to Bowie will be open later on Saturday 23 January 2010 until 19.15. Last admission is at 18.00. Closure commences at 19.00. Advance booking recommended.

Senior Citizen Offer

Every Wednesday during the exhibition visitors aged 60 years and over can see the exhibition for only £9.


Adult groups of 10 or more, £10 each, Senior Citizen groups of 10 or more, £9.50 each (minimum two weeks advance booking required). Call 020 7312 2483

Student groups

Students, in organised groups of 10 or more with lecturers, £8.50 each. Minimum two weeks advance booking required. Call 020 7312 2483