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Stanley Spencer Gallery

Type:Gallery

Cookham High Street, Cookham, Maidenhead, Berkshire, SL6 9SJ

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Stanley Spencer Gallery. © The Estate of  Spencer.  All Rights Reserved, 2015 / Bridgeman Art Library

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About

The Stanley Spencer Gallery is situated in the heart of Cookham, the picturesque ‘village in heaven’ where Spencer was born and painted for most of his life.   Established in 1962 the building was transformed ten years ago into a magnificent modern art museum, home to the world’s largest collection of Spencer paintings, drawings, personal letters, photographs, press cuttings and books.

Visitor attractions: film and audio guide; exhibition catalogue; self-guided walk pamphlet; free children’s activity booklet; gift shop. 

Winter Exhibition: 4 October 2017 to 25 March 2018

Engaging NEW exhibition – Stanley Spencer In Focus – featuring paintings and works on paper from the Cookham Collection

Prices:

Entry fees: £6, adults.  £4, seniors and other concessions. Children accompanied by adults FREE.

Opening Times:

Winter November to March: Thurs - Sun Only 11.00am - 4.30pm

Summer From 30 March 2017, Tues - Sun 10.30am - 5.30pm

Normally closed Mondays but open Bank holiday Mondays.

Last entry 30 minutes before closing time.

Group and corporate visits

Group and corporate visits are welcome, with many excellent hostelries nearby. A popular stopping point for coach tours, highly informative and rewarding talks can be arranged and guided walks to the village and countryside where Spencer painted.

Lecture rooms for corporate visits are available by arrangement with the nearby Chartered Institute of Marketing.

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult (from 30 March 2017)£6.00 per ticket
Seniors/Students/RBWM Advantage cardholders£4.00 per ticket
Under 16sFree

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

Facilities

Provider Preferences

  • Indoor Attraction
  • No Smoking Attraction
  • Village Location

Accessibility

  • Accessible Lift
  • All Areas Accessible to Disabled Visitors
  • Facilities for Visually Impaired Visitors - Large print guides, Gallery guide is available in large print.
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Ramp/Level Access

Children & Infants

  • Babes in Arms
  • Children’s packs
  • Family Friendly, Children Welcome

Parking & Transport

  • On street parking only
  • Railway station within 5 miles
  • Railway station within walking distance

Payment Methods

  • American Express accepted
  • Delta accepted
  • Groups Accepted - Essential to prebook.Pre-booking essential preferably Mon-Fri, mornings. Groups of 25 and over may be split NO GROUP RATES
  • Maestro
  • Maestro Accepted
  • MasterCard
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Max group size - 50
  • Min group size - 6
  • Open by appointment only - Extra Charge
  • Visa accepted

Establishment Features

  • Air conditioning throughout
  • All weather attraction
  • Gift shop
  • Guided tours by arrangement
  • Open on bank holidays
  • Special Opening for Groups by Arrangement

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted
  • Guided Tours Available for Groups

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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

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    83
  • Very Good
    40
  • Average
    6
  • Poor
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  • Terrible
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Recent Reviews:

  • CharlesGraham79
    Cobham, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Solo travel
    enjoyable but room for improvement
    4 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 26th October 2017
    I saw this place a few years ago in Cookham and always wanted to see, so it was nice to do this now, its a small gallery just one largish room with an upper level cost at present 6 pounds to get in... Read full review
  • Janet T
    Chichester, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Small but perfectly formed
    4 of 5 stars
    Monday, 9th October 2017
    A little on the small side to exhibit adequately but the exhibition we saw was interesting. Helpful staff. Easy to find and in centre of village. Read full review
  • SimoneP
    Hamphire, England
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Very small but very good gallery
    4 of 5 stars
    Monday, 18th September 2017
    The gallery and exhibition space is small, and so there aren't a huge number of paintings on display - I would guess about 20. However, the staff are very knowledgeable and there are a couple of... Read full review

Map & Directions

Opening Times

Open New Year
open (1 Jan 2018 - 31 Dec 2018)

* WINTER November to March: Thurs - Sun Only 11.00am - 4.30pm. SUMMER From 30 March 2017, Tues - Sun 10.30am - 5.30pm & Bank Holidays

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