Your visit to the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art (Modern Two)

You have booked your ticket for Ray Harryhausen: Titan of Cinema. Now here's everything you need to know

We are excited to welcome you!

Thank you for making a booking to visit the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art (Modern Two) to see Ray Harryhausen: Titan of Cinema. We are delighted to give you the chance to have your own special experience with the much-loved artworks of the nation’s art collection. This page is dedicated to explaining exactly what to expect when you visit us at Modern Two. For more on the exhibiton itself, see our exhibition page.

If you have visited us before then you will notice that some things have changed. As well as our timed ticketing system we have taken measures to make sure you have the safest and most enjoyable visit you can. We've put a few new things in place to enhance your experience. Here's the essential, need to know info...

  • Your ticket is only valid for the date, time and venue stated. Please check all the information contained is correct. If not, get in touch with us at [email protected]
  • Admission will be within 15 minutes of the time stated on your ticket. If you arrive more than 15 minutes after your allotted time we cannot guarantee admission.
  • You can print off the ticket attached and bring it with you or show this email on your mobile phone at the entrance.
  • We recommend you arrive no more than 5 minutes before your allotted admission time. There will be a queuing system in place which is outdoors and uncovered.
  • Please meet up with other members of your party before entering the Gallery as there are no designated meeting spaces.
  • In line with Government guidelines we ask all visitors over 5 years old to bring and wear their own face coverings. Our staff will be wearing face coverings.
  • To enable us to ensure we manage our visitor capacity and physical distancing we are asking that people do not stay longer than 75 minutes.
  • We are adopting the Scottish Government Check In Scotland system. When you arrive for your visit that you will be asked 'check in' all your party members. This can be done via an optional free smartphone app (downloadable from the app store on your phone), by scanning a QR code at the gallery entrance, or a member of our team will take your details. When you finish your can 'check out' of the venue by the same method. Any details you have given will be deleted after 21 days. While this scheme is not mandatory, we are requesting all visitors to take part. More on how we manage your data.
  • We have made information about many of the artworks on display available via our free mobile phone app Smartify. Find out more about Smartify.
  • There are no lockers currently available so please avoid bringing large bags or luggage with you.
  • Paolozzi Kitchen is open 10am-5pm daily. Last orders is 4.30pm.  No booking is required.
  • Please use contactless payment for all shop and cafe transactions. Contactless can be used for up to £45 on UK accounts.
  • For details on how to get here see our travel info.
  • Download your map of the Gallery
  • After you have visited, please tell us how we did today - it will only take a couple of minutes.
Keeping you safe on your visit

Keeping you safe on your visit

We have signed up to Check In Scotland, a voluntary service which enables visitors to quickly and securely provide their contact details to asssist with COVID-19 contact tracing.

Book online

Admission is via a ticketed entry system which must be booked in advance online only. 

Additional cleaning

We have instituted a programme of deep cleaning of the Galleries and will have staff onsite cleaning all touch points throughout the day.

Maintain a safe distance

We are asking all visitors to adhere to current physical distancing rules.

Face coverings

In line with Government guidelines, we are asking all visitors over the age of 5 to bring and wear a face covering. Our staff will be wearing face coverings.

Hand sanitiser

Hand sanitiser is available in key areas, along with increased cleaning regimes in toilets and other high use areas.

Timed visitor slots

We are limiting the number of visitors coming into our galleries via timed visitor slots. We hope that this will make you feel safe when re-engaging with much-loved artworks.

Feeling unwell?

If you or anyone you live with displays symptoms associated with COVID-19, please delay your visit until it is safe to do so.


Download Smartify to access our highlights tour, large print labels and get more information about the artworks during your visit.

Don't see what you need to know in preparation for your visit? Consult our Frequently Asked Questions

Your health and safety

Your health and safety

Facilities and accessibility

Facilities and accessibility

Shopping, eating and drinking

Shopping, eating and drinking