The Foundling Museum
40 Brunswick Square, London WC1N 1AZ
T: +44 (0)20 7841 3600
F: +44 (0)20 7841 3601
To make an email enquiry please click here.
Closed 24, 25, 26 December and 1 January
Our Introductory Gallery is now closed for refurbishment. While the builders and curators work, the cafe is being used as our temporary Introductory Gallery. The new Introductory Gallery will open in Spring 2014.
During the refurbishment project, we regret that the Foundling Museum cafe is closed.
The Court Room will be Closed on Tuesday 3 December from 12:00 - 17:00
The Picture Gallery will be Closed on Thursday 12 December from 14:00 - 17:00
We apologise for any inconvenience caused.
Admission charge includes entrance to all temporary exhibitions and displays.
Adult: £7.50 (£8.25 including Gift Aid)
Concession: £5 (£5.50 including Gift Aid)
Free admission for children up to 16 years, Foundling Friends and Art Fund members
Half price admission for National Trust members. Unfortunately this arrangement does not include National Trust affiliates like National Trust for Scotland. Please check the National Trust website for more information.
Click here to take a virtual tour of the Museum. Are you visiting with a child? Check What's On to find out what we have on offer for a fun day out for the family. Photography is not permitted in the Foundling Museum.
Rail: Euston, St Pancras, King’s Cross (10 mins walk)
Tube: Russell Square (2 mins walk) , King’s Cross, St Pancras
Bus: 59, 68, 91, 168, 188 to Southampton Row or Russell Square
17 (not evenings), 45, 46 to Gray’s Inn Road
10, 18, 30, 73 to Euston Road; 19, 38, 55, 243 to Theobalds Road
Parking: Metered parking (free after 13:30 on Sundays) or at the National Car Park at the Brunswick Centre (entrance on Marchmont Street).
There is no parking outside the Museum. There is a Barclays Bike Hire rack located near the Museum, on the east side of the Brunswick Centre. Railings to lock bikes are available opposite the Museum entrance next to motorbike parking area.
Gerald Coke Handel Collection Research Library
In addition to the public exhibition room, open during normal Museum hours, The Gerald Coke Handel Research Library is open Wednesday-Friday for research purposes by appointment.
For enquiries or appointments please telephone +44 (0)20 7841 3606 or send an email.