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Two adult white female students looking at an exhibit, in a brightly lit room at the Royal College of Music museum. Two adult white female students looking at an exhibit, in a brightly lit room at the Royal College of Music museum.

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RCM Museum

Our Museum invites you to explore, hear and interact with more than 500 years of music-making.

Visit the Royal College of Music Museum to see priceless musical treasures, join a guided tour or attend special chamber performances.

Learn about the earliest stringed keyboard instrument, the most recognised portraits of Joseph Haydn and Farinelli and 56 other fascinating instruments specially chosen from the RCM’s designated collection of 14,000 items.

Book a slot to visit the Museum

The redevelopment of the Royal College of Music Museum was made possible thanks to National Lottery players.

Opening times

Tuesday–Friday: 10.15am–5.45pm (last entry 5.15pm).

Saturday–Sunday: 11am–6pm (last entry 5.30pm). During the weekend the Museum closes for lunch between 1pm and 2pm.

Closed on Mondays

Book your ticket online or just turn up on the day.*

*Please note: you are welcome to visit at any time during our opening hours even though there is a notional start time as part of the booking process. Ticket holders will be prioritised in the event that we are at capacity.

Plan your visit 

The Royal College of Music is easy to reach on foot from nearby attractions in South Kensington, from Kensington High Street and from Kensington Gardens. 

Access Information

The Royal College of Music has easy access to most areas. Find out more about access to the RCM Museum.

Ways to 天美影音AVience the RCM Museum

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From self-guided and weekly group tours of our beautiful collection to our Friday lunch chamber performances, there is lots to discover at the RCM Museum.

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Tours and tickets

Free weekly guided tour

Discover our beautiful collection of historic artefacts and instruments in our free weekly guided tour on Wednesdays from 12.30pm - 1.15pm.

Tickets: Free

Please book via 天美影音AV at the Museum.

Self-guided groups

Self-guided groups of up to 20 people are welcome free of charge, but we ask that you contact us in advance of your visit.

Tickets: Free

To book, please email museum.info@rcm.ac.uk

Bookable group tours

We offer 45-minute private tours for groups of 6 or more people.

Tickets: 拢5 per person (拢3.50 concession)

To book, please email museum.info@rcm.ac.uk

School groups

We offer 30-45 minute tours for school groups.

Tickets: £3.50 per person

To book, please email museum.info@rcm.ac.uk

Combined tour and object handling session

Get hands-on with the RCM鈥檚 musical history. Enjoy a 30-minute tour of the Museum in a small group and handle unique objects from the RCM collections in our brand-new research facility, the Wolfson Centre in Music & Material Culture.

Tickets: 拢7 per person (拢6.50 concession)

To book, please email museum.info@rcm.ac.uk

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Enjoy a walkthrough video of the RCM Museum

Enjoy a walkthrough video of the RCM Museum

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Contact the Museum

If you have any queries about the Royal College of Music Museum please feel free to get in contact with us.

RCM Museum

General enquiries

0207 591 4863

museum.info@rcm.ac.uk

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