Frequently asked questions

Are the Galleries open?
We have closed all of our Galleries until further notice. We are beginning a process of phased reopening starting in August. Exact dates will be announced very soon. 

Are the grounds at the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art (Modern One and Modern Two) open? 
Yes, although the buildings of Modern One and Two are closed, the surrounding grounds are open to the public during daylight hours. 
There is no need to book. Admission is free and unticketed.
Access is via the gates on Belford Road, the Water of Leith and the Dean Graveyard.

What facilities are open at the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art?
Toilets and Changing Places facilities are both available at Modern One.
Our pop-up cafe in front of Modern Two is open for takeaway coffee and snacks.

Are the car parks at the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art open?
Our car parks are open 9.45am-5.30pm daily.

I have a ticket booked for an exhibition. What should I do? 
You should have heard from us already about any booking made for exhibitions that have been cancelled. If you wish to get in contact, email us at [email protected] so we can assist you further.

I had booked onto an event. Is it still happening?
All events at our Galleries have been cancelled. We will aim to contact all attendees and keep them updated on what is happening.

Is the exhibition Ray Harryhausen: Titan of cinema still going ahead?
Yes, this exhibition will open in Autumn 2020. Exact dates will be announced soon.

Can I still order merchandise from you online? 
Our online shop is open and we are dispatching orders worldwide. To keep everyone safe, our warehouse staff are observing additional safe working practices under the Scottish Government guidelines and any deliveries from us will be contactless. Orders may take a little longer than normal to be fulfilled.

If none of our shop frequently asked questions help you with your query then please email us on [email protected] or call us on 0131 624 6494 (international customers call 0044 131 624 6494).

For more on Cornonavirus, consult the Scottish Government website for regular updates. Public health advice can also be found on NHS Inform.