The Royal Academy Exhibition of 1828
by George Scharf, 1828
© Museum of London
Daily 10.00 – 18.00
Closure commences at 17.50
Thursdays and Fridays until 21.00
Closure commences at 20.50
The Gallery is closed 24–26 December 2010 and will close at 19.00 on Friday 31 December 2010.
Last admission to the exhibition is one hour before the Gallery closes.
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Getting to the Gallery
For full details of access and facilities at the Gallery and a map click here
St Martin's Place, London WC2H 0HE
London Underground Leicester Square / Charing Cross
Rail Charing Cross
Buses to Trafalgar Square
Shop entrance in St Martin's Place, Find out more
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