ICA: Institute of Contemporary Arts

About

The ICA is the centre for international contemporary arts in Britain with 3 galleries (exhibitions changing approximately every 8 weeks). Cinema, theatre, live music, restaurant, lectures and live music events, bookshop and late bar and cafe. Housed in elegant Regency premises on the Mall.

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Prices

Day Membership priced at £1 will now apply from 12 February 2014 during gallery opening hours Wed-Sun, 11am-6pm, until 9pm on Thursdays. No Day Membership will be charged on Tuesdays

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Venue Details & Map

ICA: Institute of Contemporary Arts

Address
Nash House
The Mall
London
SW1Y 5AH
Telephone:
+44 (0)20 7930 3647
Public transport:
Piccadilly: exit station, walk down Lower Regent St to Waterloo Place, descend Duke of York steps, turn left. Charing Cross: turn left, cross Trafalgar Sq bearing left
Book a taxi on +44 (0)844 556 0706 or with London's biggest car service app

Facilities

Access into the Building
Flat routes from parking area to entrance
Yelp Reviews

Yelp

4 out of 5 based on 40 reviews

Top 5 reviews of ICA: Institute of Contemporary Arts

4.0 out of 5 22 November 2014
by Olivia G.

A wonderful place to celebrate contemporary art! It has a fantastic movie theater and top-notch bookstore. Be warned, the workers are not the friendliest.more

2.0 out of 5 5 October 2014
by Wayne H.

On my particular day of visit not much was on display, sadly, save two installations themed around life and consumerism and a collection of Arab pop culture prints.

Can't say I'm incredibly impressed yet but I'm keen to give it another go.more

4.0 out of 5 1 November 2012
by Eliza D.

The ICA is definitely a venue worth checking out during your time in London. I saw Lena Dunham's "Tiny Furniture" with my sister there, and the theatre had maybe 20 seats tops. Very cool experience, keep an eye on the upcoming events!more

4.0 out of 5 11 January 2012
by Glen M.

Cool stuff, unassuming exterior/interior, great bookstore, interesting, challenging collections and whatnot.

Also, somewhat secretly, a decent place to pop in and work. Ssssh.more

5.0 out of 5 22 August 2011
by Peter S.

The Institute of Contemporary Arts is a very cool space comprised of cinema, gallery, bookstore and cafe bar (the latter reviewed elsewhere on Yelp).

I'm best acquainted with the cinema, which has over the last two years had the uncanny knack of picking films that end up being my favourite of the year. Last year it was the extraordinary, thought-provoking documentary about the huge...more

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