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Big Barbican Adventure

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Explore the Barbican in this do-it-yourself adventure trail for families

Calling all intrepid adventurers... Explore the Barbican in this do-it-yourself adventure trail for families. Set off to discover the secrets of the Barbican through cryptic clue solving, drawing and games.

Pick up a free trail kit for The Big Barbican Adventure from our Information Desk (Mezzanine floor, level M). You can drop in and start the trail whenever you like during the times listed above. Please allow a minimum of one hour to complete the trail. Experiences may last longer depending on your group size. The trail will take you to both indoor and outdoor locations, so you will need courage, determination and comfortable shoes...

For those brave adventurers who complete the trail and crack the code, there may be a reward for your adventuring at the end of the experience.


The Big Barbican Adventure is suitable for children aged 6+ and brave parents and grandparents.

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