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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Contact us

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

Barbican Shop


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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The Barbican Library is a vibrant public library in the heart of the Barbican Centre with books, spoken word recordings, DVDs, CDs and scores available for loan to all visitors

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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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A free cloakroom service for bags and coats is available immediately prior to performances