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Welcome Tours

Discover the Barbican

Daily tour times
Welcome Tours at the Barbican

Discover the Barbican Centre on one of our free 20 minute tours.

We run several free short tours daily. You'll visit key sites including the Lakeside, Sculpture Court and more – a great introduction to the Barbican.

Tickets are available from the Ticket and Information Desk on Level G, on a first–come, first–served basis 15 minutes before the tour time. 

These free, daily tours are scheduled to start promptly at 12.30pm, 1.30pm, 2.30pm, 3.30pm4.30pm and 5.30pm.

Architecture Tours

See the Barbican from a new perspective

Meet on Level G