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As part of Arnolfini’s year of transition, we are testing out new ways of using our spaces, creating a more open and welcoming ground floor. Our upper floors and galleries are open for special events only.

Arnolfini's ground-floor is open seven days a week offering access to our Front Room, a public space open to all lined with books from Arnolfini's library of art and design books, our bookshop and cafe/bar.

Front Room Opening Times

Mon-Fri 9am - 6pm

Weekends 10am - 6pm

Bookshop Opening Times

Everyday 11am - 6pm

Arnolfini Bookshop will be closed on Monday 8 October 2018 for staff training. We apologies for any inconvenience.

BBF Arnolfini cafe/bar Opening Times

Sun-Mon 9am - 6pm

Tues-Sat 9am - 11pm

Our galleries are currently only open for special events, please check out What's On to find out more.


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Arnolfini visitors receive a special discount off best available rates when booking directly with Clifton Hotels.

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