Firstsite is temporarily closed to the public but we are reopening on Thursday 3 December at 10am – in the meantime we are open online! .
Start exploring now – discover artworks from exhibitions past and present, get creative with our Art is where the home is activity packs, celebrate African and Caribbean history and culture in our Super Black online festival and much more! Discover Firstsite Online
Open all year with free admission and a vibrant programme of exhibitions, films, learning activities and events to spark your imagination, alongside a café and shop, Firstsite is for everyone!
Here’s some information to help you plan your visit.
If you can’t find the information you need, just contact our friendly team.
However you like to travel, here are some of our recommended routes to Firstsite.Where to find us
Our galleries are open every day from 10am – 5pm, but we also have many other areas to Firstsite which are open throughout the evening.Find out more
Access & Facilities
Our team will do everything possible to make your visit to Firstsite comfortable and enjoyable. Find out more about accessibility and facilities at Firstsite.Find out more
Learning & Activities
Our Learning Programme is has something for everyone, whether you are looking to expand your creative development with an art class, bring your school to visit an exhibition or have some fun with your family.Learning & Activities
Join us during the school holidays for a fantastic free day out of movement based activities and hot meals every week day during the school holiday.Holiday Fun
First Time at Firstsite
Visiting anywhere new can be daunting – but our team are here to make you feel comfortable and enjoy our building. Art is for everyone – find out how to make the most of your first visit.First time at Firstsite
Tickets for Cinemas & Events
Entry to our exhibitions is always free, however tickets are required for our cinema and some events. Find out more about how to book and concessionary rates available.Find out more
Food & Drink
Enjoy a coffee and cake or a light lunch in our café open from 10am – 5pm every day. In the evening our café becomes a fully licensed bar, served refreshments to accompany our cinema screenings.Food & drink