Photo: BH&M Architects

Visitor information

Visits to White Lodge Museum and Ballet Resource Centre are FREE.

Book your visit

White Lodge is a working school and all visits must be booked in advance.

Please complete the booking form or contact us:

t: +44 (0)20 8392 8440 – option 7

Please note: Visits to White Lodge Museum do not include viewing The Royal Ballet School students in training.

Opening times

Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays 13.30-15.30 during term time. Alternative visiting hours may be arranged for groups of 10-30 people.

Term dates 2014/5:

Spring Term: 12 January – 13 February 2015; 23 February – 27 March 2015

Summer Term: 20 April – 22 May 2015; 1 June – 10 July 2015

How to get to here

Park and Ride – Sheen Gate to White Lodge

Access to the museum 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 museum 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 at the museum.
  • For cafés and restaurants in Richmond Park see