Planning a visit to the National Theatre

The National Theatre building is open 9.30am − 11pm Monday to Saturday, and 12 noon − 6pm on Sundays when there is a performance in the building.

Bank holiday times vary − check the in-person opening times for the Box Office on Bank holidays, on the Booking Information page.

You can use the pages in this section to help with planning Your Visit and you can discover more in our About the National section.


National Theatre welcomes schools and college groups of all sizes.

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