The Royal Scottish Academy
The Royal Scottish Academy (RSA) runs a year-round programme of exhibitions, artist opportunities and related educational talks and events which support artists at all stages of their careers. The Academy’s distinguished history is reflected in its extensive collections and archives and has been awarded Recognised Collection status by Museums Galleries Scotland on behalf of the Scottish Government for being a collection of National Significance to Scotland.
Monday: 10am – 5pm
Tuesday: 10am – 5pm
Wednesday: 10am – 5pm
Thursday: 10am – 5pm
Friday: 10am – 5pm
Saturday: 10am – 5pm
Sunday: Noon – 5pm
Disabled access is to the rear of the Royal Scottish Academy Building, between the RSA and the National Gallery. The RSA is also accessible by lift through the National Gallery of Scotland’s Weston Link complex on Princes Street Gardens.
All City Centre/Princes Street buses pass the Royal Scottish Academy.
The Royal Scottish Academy is a few minutes’ walk from Waverley Station. Take the Waverley Bridge exit, and walk the short distance through Princes Street Gardens.
Follow routes for City Centre and City Centre Attractions. There is no car park at the gallery, and very limited on-street parking near the venue. We recommend that you park your car in one of the many City Centre car parks instead.