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Girl in a Dark Jacket 1947 © Lucian Freud.
Image: Courtesy Lucian Freud Archive

Advance booking is highly recommended for this exhibition, especially for peak times such as Saturday and Sunday. A limited amount of tickets will be available from the Information Desk on the day. Please arrive early to avoid disappointment.

BOOK TICKETS ONLINE (transaction fee applies)

By phone

Call 0844 248 5033 (transaction fee applies).
Can be purchased up to 18.00 on the day before your visit.

In person

Tickets can be purchased (subject to availability) from the Information Desk in the Ondaatje Wing Main Hall.

Gift Aid tickets +

Full price £15.40
Concessions £14.30 and £13.20
+ The ticket price includes a voluntary Gift Aid donation of 10% above the standard ticket price. If you donate we are able to claim Gift Aid on the full amount, not just the 10%. Your donation will help us to acquire outstanding portraits for our Collection.

Standard tickets

Full price £14
Concessions £13 and £12
Children 12–18 years, Senior Citizens, Registered Unemployed, Students, Disabled people with one carer. National Art Pass holders 50% discount.

See Lucian Freud Portraits for free

Single Membership from just £40 a year
Gallery Membership offers a range of exclusive benefits: free and unlimited entry to exhibitions, special exhibition previews and private views, regular newsletters and 10% discount in the Gallery Shops, Portrait Restaurant and Portrait Café. Membership also makes a unique and personal gift.
Sign up online to become a member or call 020 7312 2404.

Free admission

Gallery Members and Supporters and children under 12 years in family groups.

Senior Citizen Offer

Every Wednesday during the exhibition visitors aged 60 years and over can see the exhibition for only £12.

Early bird online offer

Book online for the first ticket time slot of the day and get two for one on full price tickets. Available Monday to Friday only.


Groups of 10 or more: Adults £13 each, Senior Citizens £12.50 each, Students – in organised groups – £11.50 each (Monday – Wednesday 10.00 – 13.00, £9.00 each). Minimum two weeks advance booking required, no booking fee. For group bookings, call 020 7312 2483.

Opening hours

Daily 10.00 – 18.00
Closure commences at 17.50
Thursdays and Fridays until 21.00
Closure commences at 20.50

Last admission to Lucian Freud Portraits is one hour before the Gallery closes.

Late Shift

Late Shift offers new ways to explore the Gallery after hours and socialise after work. Every Thursday and Friday enjoy art, music, drinks, talks, tours and workshops until 21.00. Find out more.