Locations & Hours

UCCA Beijing

UCCA sits on Beijing’s northeastern edge, at the heart of the 798 Art District, a compound of former electronics factories built with the help of Soviet and East German experts in the 1950s. 


UCCA Beijing

Monday to Sunday, 10:00 – 19:00 (last entry at 18:30)

*hours may vary for special exhibitions or events


UCCA Beijing
798 Art District
No. 4 Jiuxianqiao Road
Chaoyang District, Beijing 100015
Telephone: +86 10 5780 0200

Getting to UCCA

UCCA is located at the Dashanzi exit of Beijing’s Airport Expressway, between the high-rise bustle of Wangjing and the mellow tree-lined enclave of Lidu. The closest subway stops are Line 14 stations Wangjing Nan and Jiangtai (another station, Gaojiayuan, is under construction directly opposite the entrance to 798, but its opening has been repeatedly delayed.) Bus service is available at the Dashanlukou Nan and Wangyefen stops. Parking is available within 798 though can require patience and ingenuity. Taxis and rideshare services are also readily available.


UCCA Dune is hidden beneath the sands by the Bohai Sea in Beidaihe, a beachside retreat town 300 kilometers from Beijing long favored by everyone from ordinary residents to China’s central leadership. Designed by leading Chinese studio OPEN Architects, UCCA Dune has won many architectural awards since opening last October, and offers an aesthetic experience even beyond the exhibition on view.

Located within the Aranya Gold Coast—a resort community known for its innovative architectural and cultural offerings—a visit to UCCA Dune makes for a great chance to savor art, breath some ocean air, and get out of the city.



Tuesday to Sunday, 9:30 – 17:00 (last entry at 16:30)


Aranya Gold Coast Community, Beidaihe, Hebei

Getting to UCCA Dune

Trains depart throughout the day from Beijing Station and Beijing Nan Station to Beidaihe Station, the fastest of which take around 2 hours. Train tickets tend to sell out fast, especially in the summer, so book in advance. After arriving at the station, local buses, taxis, or rideshare services can take you to Aranya Gold Coast. Driving from Beijing, in part along the G1 Beijing-Harbin Expressway, will get you to the museum in around 4 hours. We recommend purchasing UCCA Dune tickets in advance to ensure a smooth process at the entrance to Aranya, where staff may ask to see your ticket. 

Buy Tickets

Exhibitions at UCCA change frequently throughout the year, and admission fees vary based on the number and nature of the exhibitions on view. For UCCA Beijing, please purchase tickets on UCCA’s official WeChat account or visit the museum’s front desk, where cash and credit cards are accepted. (Unfortunately, our website does not currently support international ticket sales.) Discounted tickets are available for students with valid identification, seniors, and disabled guests. 

Visitors to UCCA Dune may purchase tickets on UCCA’s official WeChat account and show their electronic proof of purchase for entrance to Aranya Gold Coast Community, or alternately purchase tickets at the entrance of Aranya. Students and Aranya residents may purchase discounted tickets by showing valid identification.

UCCA Members enjoy year-round access to all exhibitions at UCCA Beijing and UCCA Dune without the purchase of an additional ticket. Members are also entitled to buy one discounted companion ticket per visit.

Please scan the QR code to purchase tickets over WeChat.
International online ticketing coming soon. 

Admissions Guidelines

  1. Please cooperate with any requested security checks. It is prohibited to carry dangerous objects such as guns, ammunition, illegal knives, lighters, flammable and explosive materials, or radioactive and corrosive materials into the museum.
  2. Please do not bring food and beverages, art materials, pets, or anything that may impact the safety of the artworks into the exhibition space.
  3. Tripods, selfie sticks, suitcases, and bags/packages longer than 40 cm may not be brought into the exhibition space. Please prepare your bags before entering the museum. Storage lockers are available to store these items at no additional cost.
  4. Please use your ticket according to its specified conditions and period of validity. Ticket sales are non-refundable. Tickets may not be resold at a premium.
  5. Each ticket is valid for one person only; please have your ticket on you when entering exhibitions. Tickets are valid for one-time entry only. Children under 1.2 meters may enter for free, and must be accompanied by an adult.
  6. Seniors 60 and above, disabled guests, students, and minors over 1.2 meters in height are eligible for discounted tickets. Please bring valid identification with you to purchase or pick up discounted tickets.
  7. UCCA Members enjoy year-round access to all exhibitions. However, membership cards may be used only by the designated bearer. UCCA reserves the right to verify that the membership belongs to the bearer. Please present your membership card and identification for access to the museum. Members are entitled to one visit per day without the purchase of additional tickets, and may buy one discounted companion ticket per visit.
  8. Please follow the instructions of UCCA staff while in the museum and maintain a respectful attitude toward fellow visitors.
  9. In the event of changes to information regarding exhibitions, information published on official UCCA platforms will prevail. By purchasing tickets, visitors are deemed to have read these instructions in detail and agreed to all rules for visitors. 
  10. Conditions for admission may change based on specific exhibitions or events. Please cooperate with our staff.

UCCA Beijing

Space Oddity

2021.3.7 - 2021.6.20

Become a member

UCCA membership offers the perfect opportunity to more deeply experience all that China’s leading institution of contemporary art has to offer. Members are entitled to year-round access to UCCA exhibitions across all locations without the purchase of additional tickets. They can use a special lane to access exhibitions, and receive invitations to exclusive previews, events, and guided tours. Members are first in line for reservations and tickets for UCCA public programs, and receive discounts at UCCA Store and at cafes and restaurants around 798. They also have access to a dedicated UCCA Members WeChat group full of useful art information. Best of all, membership is a budget-friendly way to support UCCA’s mission. 

Please scan the QR code below, speak with our desk staff, or contact us at or +86 10 5780 0200 to become a UCCA Member. 

Membership Card

Annual Fee

CNY 500 / Person

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Annual Fee: Individual membership RMB 500; Dual membership RMB 800; Student membership RMB 300 (for students with valid ID)

  • Access: Unlimited admission to all UCCA Beijing and UCCA Dune exhibitions.* 
  • Guest tickets: Members are entitled to purchase one discounted exhibition ticket for an accompanying guest per visit.
  • Priority access: Use of the Members Lane for entry to UCCA Beijing.
  • Exclusive events: Invitations to members-only receptions, guided tours, and special events.
  • UCCA Kids trial classes: Members can take their children ages 2-8 for one free trial class at UCCA Kids.
  • Pre-booking: Members have first shot at booking discounted tickets and seats for popular UCCA public programs including talks, forums, workshops, cinema, and musical events throughout the year.
  • Discounts:
    • Book discounted Members’ tickets for UCCA public programs.
    • Reserve guided group tours at an exclusive discounted rate.
    • Receive 5% off your purchase at UCCA Store.
    • Enjoy exclusive discounts at participating businesses in 798.**
  • Reciprocal benefits:
    • Admission without the purchase of a ticket at Rockbund Art Museum, Shanghai.
    • 20% off the cost of admission at How Art Museum, Shanghai

UCCA reserves the right of final interpretation for all benefits.

* Members entitled to one daily visit. 
** Participating businesses: At Café, Café Flatwhite, VIVIDOLCE, Vantt, MAKATO, The High Place, Green Oxygen Room, Fodder Factory, Tea Here, Unique Italia.

Group Visits

UCCA offers specially tailored experiences for groups of visitors. Our staff have organized visits for primary and secondary schools, universities, multinational corporations, embassies, and government agencies, to name just a few.

If you plan to visit UCCA with a group, please contact us in advance so that we may best accommodate your needs. Groups of 20 or more are eligible to purchase discounted tickets. Fees for guided tours are determined based on the size of the group and length of the tour. 

To purchase group tickets or to schedule a tour please email or call +86 10 5780 0200.

Store and Café

UCCA Store

UCCA Store offers a winning mix of exhibition merchandise, a curated selection of objects from Chinese and international design brands, limited-edition artworks, and an art and design bookstore. UCCA Store’s new location sits behind the Atrium and connects to the Lobby. Drop by to get inspired and bring home a piece of the creativity on display at the museum. 
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Greybox Coffee at UCCA offers coffee, soft drinks, and desserts in a space directly connected to the UCCA lobby. Greybox also offers ample indoor and outdoor seating where visitors can pause and refresh during their time at UCCA. 
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Shanghai Tang at UCCA

The Beijing flagship of iconic Chinese lifestyle brand Shanghai Tang has taken up residence next to UCCA Store, behind the signature glass curves of the new UCCA facade. Stop in to experience the Chinese contemporary aesthetic for which Shanghai Tang is known, including a number of products available exclusively at UCCA.
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