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Research visitor information

The Royal Ballet School Collections is now open to visiting researchers, by appointment only.

The Collections office is now closed for the summer break, but will re-open on 25 August 2015. Please email any enquiries or requests for a research appointment to Please be aware that Anna will only be able to respond to your email towards the end of August 2015.


How to get to here

Park and Ride – Sheen Gate to White Lodge

Access to White Lodge is only via a free Park and Ride service. It runs from the Sheen Gate entrance of Richmond Park to take visitors to and from the building by appointment.

Sheen Gate by car – there is ample parking by Sheen Gate.

Sheen Gate by rail – the nearest railway station is Mortlake from which it is approximately 15 minutes walk to Sheen Gate.

Car parking at White Lodge (by appointment)

Car Parking at White Lodge is only available by prior arrangement, as required for disabled access or coaches.

Access and facilities

  • The museum is fully accessible for wheelchair users.
  • Toilets and baby-changing facilities are available.
  • There are cloakroom facilities, however these are non-secure.
  • There is no provision for refreshments.
  • For cafés and restaurants in Richmond Park see