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Your visit

General information

Whatever your reason for visiting here’s some information on how to make yourself comfortable – from contacting the Barbican to finding a place to hang your coat.

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Box office & ticketing information

Find out where you can buy your tickets - and find answers to your questions about booking at the Barbican

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Opening hours

Plan your visit - and the last train home - by checking the opening hours for all our venues

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Map & Directions

However you like to travel, here are some of our recommended routes to get to all venues within the Barbican. 

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Car parking

Visiting us by car? Find out about when you can park, ticket prices and passes, accessible parking and how to book ahead

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Group visits

Visiting us with a group? Book your event and plan your trip with information for group organisers about our facilities and parking considerations for coach and bus travel to the Barbican

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Families

We offer accessible, fun and inspiring activities for the whole family to enjoy across the Centre, from our Cinemas to the Foyers

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Cloakrooms

Our cloakrooms are currently shut so please don't bring any large bags, luggage or long umbrellas with you (they can't be taken into our venues). Prams and buggies are welcome however.

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Contact us

From ticket enquiries, careers and lost property - find out how to get in touch with our teams

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Safety

Learn more about safety and security considerations during your visit to the Barbican