Ben Uri, The London Jewish Museum of Art's gallery
is in St John's Wood (north London)
at: 108A Boundary Road, London NW8 0RH.
Tel: +44 (0)207 604 3991.
“Ben Uri is a treasure; in the world of Jewish and other museums, it is unique”
Sander L Gilman, Visiting Professor, St Anne’s College, Oxford
- Monday 1pm - 5:30pm
- Tuesday to Friday 10am - 5:30pm (We close at 3.30pm on Fridays during winter, from 1 Nov to 1 Mar.)
- Sunday 12:00 - 4pm
- Closed Saturdays
- Monday, 23 Dec 2013 9:30am - 5:30pm
- Tuesday, 24 Dec 2013 10am - 4pm
- Wednesday, 25 Dec 2013 CLOSED
- Thursday, 26 Dec 2013 CLOSED
- Friday, 27 Dec 2013 11am - 3:30pm
- Saturday, 28 Dec 2013 CLOSED
- Sunday, 29 Dec 2013 12 - 4pm
- Monday, 30 Dec 2013 12 - 5:30pm
- Tuesday, 31 Dec 2013 10am - 4pm
- Wednesday, 1 Jan 2014 CLOSED
- Thursday, 2 Jan 2014 12 - 5:30pm
- Friday, 3 Jan 2014 10am - 3:30pm
The gallery is open on public holidays but closes for some Jewish holidays, so please contact us to check.
Gallery closed 2013
- Pesach: 26, 27 Mar and 1, 2 Apr
- Shavuot: 15, 16 May
- Rosh Hashanah: 5, 6 Sep
- Yom Kippur Shabbat: 14 Sep
- Sukkoth: 19, 20 Sep and 26, 27 Sep
We also close for a short time between exhibitions, so we can prepare the gallery for the next show.
You can check the opening and closing dates in Exhibitions.
Free admission to all Ben Uri exhibitions from 19 April 2013
Travelling to Ben Uri
By rail: Underground stations St Johns Wood, Swiss Cottage, and Maida Vale are about 15 minutes walk away; West Hampstead and Kilburn High Road London Overground stations are also within walking distance.
By bus: Buses 189 and 139 stop at the junction of Abbey Road and Boundary Road. Bus 31 Stops at the junction of Belsize Road and Abbey Road, a short walk from Boundary Road. Go to Transport for London to plan your journey by rail or bus.
Driving: There is metered car parking on Boundary Road and there is also a disabled parking bay in Boundary Road.
Our gallery is laid out over two floors (ground floor and lower ground floor), which are connected by one flight of stairs. If you are unable to take the stairs to the lower ground, some exhibitions may be viewable from a slideshow on a monitor on the ground floor gallery. There is a toilet available to visitors, but it is not accessible to wheelchair users.
The information displays are printed as large and clear as possible, but let us know if you need help and we will do all that we can.
We welcome your suggestions on how we could improve accessibility. Go to our Contact us page and use our online form.
Food and drink
There is a choice of cafes near the gallery, including the Fitness Cafe and Adafina Kosher Restaurant.
Find out what's on
Go to Exhibitions and Events or sign up to our mailing list to find out more about what's going on at Ben Uri. You can also join our Facebook page and follow us on Twitter @BenUriGallery.