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Open House

Barbican Tour

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Explore the Barbican Centre behind the scenes on our special Open House tour.

Join our Barbican guide on this 30 minute walking tour, and visit some of the Barbican's hidden gems and secret spaces, not usually open to the public.

The route is wheelchair accessible but please contact us in advance if you have any specific access requirements either by phone 020 7638 8891 or by emailing [email protected]

Meet on the Lakeside Terrace.

Tickets are limited to 2 per person

 

Discover

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Watch: Architecture

Discover more about the history of our Grade II listed building plus debates and discussion about architecture – with slight favouritism towards Brutalism…

Membership for trailblazers

Be one step ahead with priority booking, invitations to members-only events and special offers on selected performances

Barbican Centre