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Plan Your Visit

The Lightbox is a fun and lively venue which has has three regularly changing galleries, an interactive museum about Woking’s Story, The Lightbox Café which serves delicious snacks and lunches and a unique Gift Shop perfect for present-buying.

The Lightbox

Chobham Road, Woking, Surrey, GU21 4AA

Opening Hours

Tuesday – Saturday 10.30am – 5pm
Sunday 11am – 5pm
Closed Mondays, including Bank Holidays.

Christmas Opening Hours

We will be closed on Christmas Day, Boxing Day 29 December and New Year's Day.

On 24 and 31 December we will be closing at 4.00pm.

Please also note that on 24, 30 and 31 December the Café will be offering a limited coffee and cake menu.




Admission to The Lightbox is free. From 25 November, we will be introducing an Annual Pass for entry to Main Gallery and Upper Gallery exhibitions. This is to help us to continue to bring our visitors a high quality programme. The pass will cost £5 and will provide entry to Upper and Main Gallery exhibitions for one year, under 18s will remain free.

All other areas of The Lightbox, including the the Art Fund Prize Gallery and Woking’s Story museum remain free to all.

To find out more about the Annual Pass, please click here.

 Find out What’s On.

How to Find Us

Woking train station is a five minute walk from The Lightbox and just 30 minutes by train from London Waterloo. The Lightbox is 15 minutes from the M25, exit at Junction 11. From the A3 southbound, exit at Chobham/Painshill, signposted A245. Cycle stands are available at The Lightbox.

'Brewery Road' is the closest pay and display car park, located underneath WWF Headquarters on Brewery Road. A pedestrian footbridge over the canal leads from the car park to The Lightbox. Also close by is 'Victoria Way' car park, located opposite The Lightbox.

For more detailed information on how to find us please click here.


The Lightbox is fully accessible to all visitors. The courtyard and entrances have level access; there are fully accessible toilets on each floor and a there is a lift that goes to all floors of the building.

The Lightbox has three disabled parking bays which can be booked in advance, Induction Loops, magnifying glasses and two wheelchairs available on request. Registered assistance dogs are welcome.

To find out more about our facilities or to reserve a disabled space please call 01483 737800 or email