Brunei Gallery, SOAS

Brunei Gallery, SOAS
School of Oriental and African Studies
University of London
Thornhaugh Street
Russell Square
Greater London




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020 7898 4046


020 7898 4915


020 7898 4259

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The Brunei Gallery is an exciting modern venue situated in the heart of London, a five minute walk from the British Museum. Opposite the main entrance to the School of Oriental and African Studies (London University), Europe's leading centre for the study of Asia and Africa, the gallery is dedicated to showing work of and from Asia and Africa, of both a historical and contemporary nature, through a programme of changing exhibitions.

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Opening hours

10.30 - 17.00 Tuesday - Saturday.

Closed: Sun and Mon.
please check for additional weekend opening times for certain exhibitions

Admission charges


Getting there

Nearest underground: Russell Square

Collection details

Archaeology, Architecture, Costume and Textiles, Decorative and Applied Art, Fine Art, Photography, World Cultures

Exhibition details are listed below, you may need to scroll down to see them all.

Empire, Faith and Kinship: The Sikhs & the Great War

  • 9 July — 20 September 2014

An exploration of the role plyaed by Sikhs in the First World War. In partnership with the United Kingdom Punjabi Heritage Association.

Sikhs made up a tiny percentage of undivided India and yet at the start of the war contributed some 22% of the British Indian Army. These numbers swelled over the course of the war and Sikhs fought in all the major theatres contested by British forces from the Western Front to the Middle East.

Featuring interactive displays and an educational kids' zone as well as a commemorative publication.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Getting there

Nearest underground: Russell Square