11 August 2013 - 31 December 2016 / 12:00


On the days below, visit the second biggest conservatory in London and explore our hidden tropical oasis in the heart of the city. Home to exotic fish and over 2,000 species of tropical plants and trees, it’s a perfect way to enjoy a lazy day with friends and family.

Opening times: 12 noon5pm

Afternoon Tea
Visitors to the conservatory can now enjoy an afternoon tea service on Sundays the perfect way to relax and take in the unique setting. Please book in advance

Next open to the public: 
Sun 8 May
Sun 15 May
Sun 22 May
Mon 30 May
Sun 5 Jun
Sun 19 Jun
Sun 26 Jun

Please note the Conservatory will be closed for private events on 29 May and 12 June.

Further dates for the Conservatory will be added, subject to availability. Please contact the Box Office on 0845 120 7500 with any access related enquiries


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1 Jul 16 - 1 Sep 16 / Foyer, Level G
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The Vulgar
13 Oct 16 - 5 Feb 17 / Art Gallery
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Towards the Mean
16 Mar 16 - 19 Jun 16 / Fountain Room
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Barbican Open Salon: Think Like an Artist
29 Jun 16 / Frobisher Auditorium 1
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Weekend Lab: Turned on Its Head
10 - 11 Dec 16 / Milton Court Rehearsal Rooms
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