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House of Illustration, London - Inspire, Learn and Create! Exclusive Up to 29% off

House of Illustration, King's Cross

Includes access to any exhibition!

Valid for entry until 3rd November 2019

Suitable for 0-100 years

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House of Illustration is the UK’s first public gallery dedicated to illustration and graphic arts and home to the only permanent space dedicated to everyone’s favourite illustrator, Sir Quentin Blake. Their exhibitions this summer are perfect for getting kids inspired while their family workshops will help kids make their very own creations to take home.

In Marie Neurath: Picturing Science, discover how a little-known but hugely influential woman transformed children’s education by turning complicated grown-up science into clear and stylish visuals for everyone to understand. In Posy Simmonds: A Retrospective, explore pages and sketches from the comic artist’s much-loved children’s books, including Fred and Matilda, alongside graphic novels like Tamara Drewe suitable for teens and above. And of course don’t miss Quentin Blake: From the Studio, featuring a rotating selection of projects Sir Quentin is working on right now. Don't forget to check out the fantastic family workshops too – there are all kinds of fun topics from poster-making to comic-creating, plus special sessions for under-5s and Deaf families.

  • An amazing day out for anyone who dreams of being the next Quentin Blake or Nick Sharratt
  • Family workshops run throughout the year, including ones tailored for 2-5 year olds and delivered in British Sign Language, alongside illustration masterclasses and courses for adults
  • Get inspired to be creative!
  • See the work of Quentin Blake who has illustrated some of the world’s best-loved children's books and has shaped the imagination of generations
  • Valid until 3rd November 2019 for all exhibitions! Check out everything coming up here
  • While you’re there, pick up gorgeous gifts, one-of-a-kind cards and other illustrated products while supporting independent illustrators from the gallery shop
  • Just £3 for a Child and £6 for an Adult
Dates and Prices


  • Valid for entry until 3rd November 2019
  • One ticket covers admission to all House of Illustration exhibitions that are open on the day.
  • Opening Hours: Tuesday - Saturday 10am - 5:30pm, Sunday 11am - 5:30pm, CLOSED MONDAYS

Price Information: 

  • £3 for Child Ticket (aged 5-18), 25% off
  • £4 for Concession Ticket (job seeker, student, disabled (Relevant ID if applicable must be shown at the entrance)), 20% off
  • £5 for Over 65s Ticket, 29% off
  • £6 for Adult Ticket, 20% off
  • £14 for Family Ticket (Up to 2 adults and 3 children under 18), 23% off
  • Under 5s go Free
Need to Know
  • One ticket covers admission to all House of Illustration exhibitions that are open on the day.
  • Each ticket is valid for single use only 
  • The shop and galleries are all on the ground floor and are fully wheelchair-accessible, with lift access to their workshop space, and accessible toilets. House of Illustration welcomes guide and assistance dogs. 
  • Please be aware that The House of Illustration don’t have a cloakroom, so can only accommodate a limited number of large bags or suitcases behind the front desk on any day.
  • Photography of artwork for personal or commercial purposes is not permitted in the galleries. This policy is due to copyright restrictions and for reasons of security and conservation. 
  • Tickets are non-refundable.
How to Redeem
  • Please present your e-Ticket at the front desk, either printed or on your mobile. No need to pre-book just turn up and enjoy.
  • Your e-Ticket will arrive via email after you have completed your purchase.
Plan your Visit

Address and Contact Info

House of Illustration
2 Granary Square
King's Cross

Nearest Station: Kings Cross
Nearest Park: Handyside Gardens
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