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Photo of pathway with bridge surrounded by greenery and plants in the Barbican Conservatory

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, a visit to our Conservatory is a perfect way to enjoy a lazy Sunday with friends and family. 

Did you know: the large concrete tower you'll see at the centre of the Conservatory is our Theatre flytower. 



Opening hours

The Conservatory is open on selected Sundays each month and Bank Holidays. Please check the website for details before your visit. 

Open from 12 noon–5pm with last entry at 4.30pm.

Please contact the Box Office on 0845 120 7500 with any access related enquiries

Upcoming dates

  • Sun 16 Sep
  • Sun 23 Sep
  • Sun 30 Sep
  • Sun 7 Oct
  • Sun 21 Oct
  • Sun 28 Oct

Please note the Conservatory is closed on Sunday 26 August for a private event, and Monday 27 August for maintenance works. 

Filmed in our Conservatory

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Watch: Barbican Sessions #2 - Felicita

In this Barbican Session, London-based electronic musician felicita performs Track 6 from the 2016 'a new family' EP in our Conservatory.



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