Whitechapel Gallery and Library, 77 - 82 Whitechapel High Street
Whitechapel Gallery and Library, 77 - 82 Whitechapel High Street, London E1 7QX View on map
Grade II* listed Arts and Crafts building constructed in the late 1890s by C H Townsend. Occupied by the Whitechapel Art Gallery, which was founded in 1901 by the Revd Canon Barnett 'to bring great art to the people of the East End'. Extensive redevelopment in 2009 incorporated the former Whitechapel library.
Monday - Sunday, 11am - 6pm, Thursday 11am - 9pm
- Other Charges: Two exhibitions a year will have an entrance fee
Entrance on Whitechapel High Street. Rail: next door to Aldgate East (Underground) or short walk from Liverpool Street (mainline & Underground) via Commercial Street. Bus: routes 5, 15, 15a, 25, 40, 67, 78, 254.
Paid parking in Spreadeagle Yard to the left of the gallery off Whitechapel High Street. Parking for Blue Badge holders on Whitechapel High Street.
- Wheelchair access: Yes
- Disabled Toilets: Yes
- Assistance dogs: Yes