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Opening hours/admissions

Opening times

Sainsbury Centre Galleries

Tuesday-Friday: 10am-6pm
Saturday-Sunday: 10am-5pm

Closed on Mondays, including bank holiday Mondays.

Modern Life Cafe:

Monday - Friday: 9am to 6pm
Saturday - Sunday: 10am to 5pm

Kofra at Sainsbury Centre

Tuesday - Friday: 9am to 5pm
Saturday - Sunday: 10am to 4pm

Closed on Mondays, including bank holiday Mondays.

Last orders taken 15 minutes before closing time


Permanent collections

Free entry

Temporary exhibitions

Special exhibitions may be subject to admission charges.

See exhibition pages for further details.

Last tickets sold 1 hour before the Centre closes.

Concessions can include: Art Fund, Over 65s, unwaged, students, children, carers and people in care (with relevant ID), 50% off with National Art Pass

Group bookings

The Sainsbury Centre welcomes group bookings. Contact 01603 593199 or to discuss your requirements.

Schools and student groups bookings

Groups of all ages are welcome to visit the Centre to see the collections and exhibitions.

Click this link for further information and contact details

Daily Guided Tours of the Sainsbury Collection

Tuesday – Sunday: 11am and 2pm*.

Join one of our volunteer guides for an introductory tour of the Robert and Lisa Sainsbury Collection.

We also run family tours at weekends and during school holidays.

Contact the Visitor Services Team to confirm tour schedule.

* Subject to availability. These times may be subject to change


Specially trained Sainsbury Centre guides can provide tours for blind and partially sighted visitors either in groups or individually, on request. For more information and to book, please contact, or call 01603 593199