We are a Covid-secure venue, so the new tier 2 guidance still allows us to remain open and continue with our planned activity. Find out more

Your visit

During your visit

Discover free things to do and new places to explore on your next visit to the Barbican. 

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Level G

Everyone's journey starts on Level G. Experience free installations, commissions and events in our public spaces, whatever time you visit.

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Lakeside Terrace

The Lakeside is a spectacular location in the heart of the Barbican - the perfect place to relax and enjoy a coffee.

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Barbican Tours

From the sunken depths of our theatre to the soaring heights of our towers and beyond, discover the Barbican from a new perspective on our tours.

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Library

The Barbican Library and Music Library is now open - find out more information about how to plan your visit. 

Barbican Shop

Shops

From gifts, books and souvenirs to exclusive commissions from emerging designers and makers, discover the latest ranges in the Barbican shops

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Visit the Conservatory

Visit the second biggest Conservatory in London and explore our hidden tropical oasis.