Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience London

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2 mins read | June 27, 2023

At Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience in London, you can lose yourself in the work of one of the most celebrated artists. Visitors of all ages can enjoy discovering Van Gogh’s world in this 360-degree digital art exhibition.

Here’s all you need to know about Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience.

Where is the Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience?

Found in the heart of London at 106 Commercial Street, E1 6LZ, Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience awaits your arrival. Housed within a historic 19th-century stable building, the exhibition offers a unique and intimate setting for art lovers.

Situated just opposite the iconic Old Spitalfields Market, the venue retains much of its original charm. It features authentic stable areas, an impressive arch entrance, sturdy timber beams, and rustic exposed brickwork.

Spanning three floors and covering an expansive 17,000 square feet, the exhibition invites you to explore Van Gogh's life and work.

Is Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience worth visiting?

It's no secret that Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience – London is a must-visit attraction. Since its debut in 2017, the exhibition has enchanted more than 5 million visitors from all corners of the globe.

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The exhibition has garnered high praise from prestigious sources. Harper's Bazaar, Time Out London, and The Independent have all urged their readers to experience it for themselves.

It was even featured on CNN’s 12 most unforgettable immersive experiences in the entire world. To top it off, USA Today named the exhibition the best immersive experience in 2021.

What does the Van Gogh expo in London involve?

Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience offers a unique museum experience for children and adults who enjoy art. Get to know Van Gogh and his greatest artistic achievements better than ever before through cutting-edge technology and immersive storytelling.

The exhibition offers:

An immersive experience

Step into a stunning light and sound exhibit with 360-degree digital projections of the works of Vincent van Gogh. The immersive room covers over 1,000 square metres, and the projections are two storeys high.

A virtual reality experience

Place yourself alongside Van Gogh in a VR headset experience that explores the inspiration behind eight of the artist’s works. Take a dive into renowned paintings including Starry Night Over The Rhone and Vincent’s Bedroom at Arles.

The chance to display your paintings

Create your own works of art for projection on the exhibition’s walls.

Opening times and prices

The Van Gogh expo, London opening times are:

Monday, Wednesday and Thursday: 10 am to 8 pm

Friday: 10 am to 9 pm

Saturday: 9 am to 9 pm

Sunday: 9 am to 7 pm

The visit takes around 90 minutes and time slots are available every half hour. There are standard access and VIP tickets available.

Standard access

Standard access includes entry to the exhibition. Ticket holders can also purchase entry to the VR experience separately on the day.

Standard access ticket prices range from:

£19.90–£27.90 for adults

£11.50–£15.90 for children aged four to twelve

£13.70–£19.90 for seniors (65+), students (13 to 26), and NHS workers

Standard access family passes (maximum two adults and minimum two children) are also available. Larger groups, of at least 15 people, can get 10% off per person with the exhibition’s group bundles.

VIP access

VIP access includes entry to the exhibition, skip-the-line entry to the VR experience, and your choice of poster.

VIP access ticket prices range from:

£32–£44 for adults

£21.50–£27.30 for children aged four to 12

Van Gogh at the National Gallery

A National Gallery Highlights Tour is an ideal follow-up to immersing yourself in Van Gogh’s works.

This carefully curated experience allows you to delve deeper into the world of Van Gogh and other revered artists. You’ll also enjoy a delightful afternoon tea to finish up your day of artistic exploration.

How to get to Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience - London

Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience is easily accessible via a London Underground or Overground service.

The nearest Underground station to 106 Commercial Street is Liverpool Street. You can reach Liverpool Street station on the Hammersmith & City, Central, Circle, Elizabeth and Metropolitan lines. Liverpool Street station is an eight-minute walk from the exhibition.

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If you’re travelling on the London Overground, the nearest station to Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience is Shoreditch High Street. Shoreditch High Street is a five-minute walk from the exhibition.

Travelling to London by train

Travelling by train is one of the most convenient ways to visit Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience from outside of London. You could travel to Euston, Waterloo, King’s Cross, Paddington or St. Pancras.

Consider making London Euston your destination for easy access to the London Underground and Overground.

There is a short walk between Euston train station and Euston Square Underground station. From there, you can choose multiple Underground lines to travel to Liverpool Street station.

Train routes to London

Whatever your starting point, there are many routes to choose from when travelling to the UK’s capital city.

Avanti offers many convenienttrains to London, all ending at London Euston. Here are some of the most popular routes:

  • Chester
  • Coventry
  • Edinburgh
  • Glasgow
  • Liverpool
  • Manchester
  • Milton Keynes
  • Preston
  • Rugby
  • Wolverhampton

Booking your trip to the Van Gogh Experience

There’s plenty to look forward to at Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience in London.

Expect video-mapped artwork, digital displays, and soundscapes that explore his life and masterpieces.

At Avanti West Coast, we can help you more with planning your trip to Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience. With our app, all your travel information will be in the palm of your hand.

Book your tickets without additional fees, reserve seats and even track your train to ensure you make the most of your day.

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