Plan Your Visit

McIntosh Gallery is located at the centre of Western's campus tucked between University College and Physics and Astronomy (directions below). Look for the stone building with bright red doors. Admission to the gallery is by donation. We regret that McIntosh Gallery is not wheelchair accessible.

Hours of Operation:


Photo taken by: Pam Haasen. Opening reception for Raymond Pettibon: The Punk Years, 1978-86

Public Hours:

Monday to Friday: 10:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M.
Saturday: 12:00 P.M. to 4:00 P.M.
Sunday: closed

Please Note: occasionally throughout the year, the galleries are closed to install exhibitions. Please check exhibition dates to ensure access.

Office Hours:

Monday to Friday 9:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M

Curatorial Study Centre Hours:

Monday to Friday 10:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M.

How to get to McIntosh Gallery:

Walk or cycle:

From Richmond Street:

  1. Turn onto University Drive at the gates on Richmond Street
  2. Cross the bridge over the Thames River
  3. Continue straight through the stop lights on Middlesex Drive
  4. The road curves to the right and then turn left towards the Physics and Astronomy Building
  5. McIntosh is next to Physics and Astronomy

From Western Road:

  1. Turn onto Lambton Road at the Western Road gate
  2. Exit the traffic circle onto Oxford Drive
  3. Turn right after Stevenson Hall
  4. McIntosh Gallery is on the left

Public Transit:

Four London Transit Commission buses (6 Richmond, 2 Dundas, 10 Wonderland, and, after 7:00 P.M., 9C Whitehills) stop directly behind McIntosh Gallery in front of the Natural Sciences building.


Paid parking is available at the Social Sciences and Weldon Library lots. For other parking options you can review the visitor parking map (PDF) or call McIntosh Gallery at (519) 661-3181.

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