Visiting the gallery

Opening times


  • Tuesday to Saturday 10.30 to 17.00
  • Thursday 10:30 to 20.00

Our Japanese Roof garden is accessible through the exhibition galleries and follows the same opening hours. 

Please check individual exhibition pages for changes to the standard times.


  • Sundays, Mondays and Bank Holidays


  • Free

Recorded information

  • +44 (0)20 7898 4046

Interactive map


The Brunei Gallery is located between Malet Street and Thornhaugh Street, in the north-west corner of Russell Square opposite SOAS. The Gallery is a five minute walk from the British Museum and is opposite the main entrance to SOAS.

Nearest underground stations are Russell Square, Goodge Street, Euston, Euston Square and Tottenham Court Road.

You no longer need to pre-book a ticket to visit the Brunei Gallery.

‘City Scene’ by Isiaka Abdulkarim, Abuja, Nigeria, 2017

Featured image

This page's featured image is "City Scene" by Isiaka Abdulkarim, housed in SOAS Artwork and Object Collections.

Learn more about this artwork on the SOAS Artwork and Object Collections page