Your visit

During normal opening, the Visitor Centre is open every day except Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.

Monday to Friday and Sunday: 10am – 4pm
Saturday: 10am – 5pm

Our ticket prices are:
Adult (16+ Years) £9.25
Child (5 – 15 Years) £4.75
Family (2 adults and 2 children) £23.00
Over 60s, Student £8.30

From 1st April 2022 prices are:
Adult (16+ Years) £10.00
Child (5 – 15 Years) £5.00
Family (2 adults and 2 children) £25.00
Over 60s, Student £9.00

Children aged 4 and under and carers are admitted free of charge. Tickets can only be obtained for them on arrival at the Visitor Centre.

Please note that unless otherwise stated, anyone under 16 must be accompanied by an adult, and up to four under 16s can be looked after by one adult.

Prices are subject to change.

It will take you about 90 minutes to get around the Visitor Centre but of course your visit may be longer or shorter depending on how long you have or how long you wish to spend here. Last admission is 90 minutes before the Visitor Centre closes.

Our White Boar Café serves sandwiches, home made soup, tasty cakes and hot and cold drinks, with outside seating available in good weather.

The Visitor Centre gift shop stocks a range of King Richard III-related gifts and books to suit all budgets. It is possible to visit the shop without paying for admission.

Full priced tickets are valid for a year from purchase and can be used to make return visits on any day the Centre is open, up to a year after the date of purchase.  Complimentary, discounted and school visit tickets are only valid on the day of first use and cannot be re-used but it is possible to upgrade your ticket on the day.

As one of the conditions of the annual ticket, you will be asked to sign your ticket on the day of purchase and may be asked to show proof of signature on subsequent visits.

Group visits
If you are interested in bringing a group of 15+ people to the Visitor Centre, click here.

Educational visits
If you are interested in bringing a group to the Visitor Centre for an educational visit, click here.

Leicester Cathedral, where King Richard III’s remains were reinterred in March 2015, is closed for major refurbishment until Autumn 2023. More information about the tomb can be found here.