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Tickets for Royal Albert Hall: Guided Visit

A journey through history, architecture, and legendary performers

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Overview
Best time to visit
Generally quieter on weekdays
Duration
Approximately 1 hour
Highlights
  • Visit one of London's most historical and loved buildings, opened by Queen Victoria in 1871
  • See the gallery and the Royal Box, get the gossip on former performers, learn about the Royal's relationship with the Royal Albert Hall, and admire the stunning architecture
  • Each tour is a unique experience - if you're lucky you might see artists rehearsing for an evening performance
Description

Listed in The Global Dispatch’s Top 7 Attractions in London, 2017, the Royal Albert Hall is a London staple, opened by Queen Victoria in 1871! Step inside this grand auditorium with a guide, see the Queen's private box, and hear amazing stories and historical facts!

Almost 400 shows are performed at the Royal Albert Hall each year, from classical, rock and pop concerts, to ballet, opera and film screenings with a live orchestra. Everyone who's anyone has graced its hallowed stage, from Michael Crawford to Elton John, Led Zeppelin to Paul McCartney and Sting!

Your London guide will take you on one of the best visits in the city. If you're lucky you might catch an artist rehearsing for their evening performance!

Visit the Queen's private suites and other rooms that aren't often open to the public. You'll be blown away by the stories and insider gossip, the Hall's amazing history and of course, its stunning architecture.

This is a proper London must!

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Ticket features
Smartphone tickets accepted
What's included
  • Guided visit of the Royal Albert Hall
  • Food and drinks (10% discount offered at the Café Bar and the Verdi Italian kitchen to ticket holders)
Cancellation

Cancellations are possible up to 72 hours before your visit date.

Venue
Address
Royal Albert Hall
Kensington Gore, SW7 2AP, London
Key info
Wheelchair accessible
Live guide
English
Additional info

Getting There

Underground or bus to South Kensington or High Street Kensington + a 10-minute walk.

Opening Hours

  • Apr-Oct: 09:30-16:30
  • Nov-Mar: 10:00-16:00

Early Closings

  • September: 17, 18, 20-22, 25-27, 29 (14:00); 30 (12:30)
  • October: 2, 4, 5, 9, 10, 13, 16, 17, 19, 20, 30 (14:00); 6, 8, 29 (13:00); 26, 31 (13:30); 11, 12 (15:00); 21 (12:30); 1, 22, 23 (12:00)
  • November: 2, 3, 8, 20, 22, 26, 27, 28 (14:00); 18, 19 (13:00); 4 (12:30); 5 (15:00); 12 (12:00)
  • December: 2-4, 7, 8, 10-12 (14:00); 6, 18 (13:30); 9 (11:30); 19-22 & 24 (12:30); 29, 30 (12:00)
  • Opening hours may change, please check the venue website
Reviews
Nov 13, 2018
What an amazing experience fab tour guide unbelievable venue and cheap whats not to love
Nov 12, 2018
Interesting and informative - highly recommended.
Nov 9, 2018
A very good insight into the history of this beautiful building, excellent & good value.
Nov 6, 2018
90 minutes of bliss. Informative history lesson from Tony with the added bonus of a concert rehearsal. A visit worth every penny. Many thanks to Tony. He certainly made the visit!!!!
Nov 1, 2018
Due to traffic we missed our slot. The helpful lady at the desk gave us the next tour. Stephen was our guide. He was informative and funny. Learnt so much. This is a wonderful experience and such good value. Friendly and helpful staff....magic.
Nov 1, 2018
Really interesting and informative. Not too dry either!
Oct 23, 2018
fabulous guide tour by a very knowledgeable Owen. will definately go to a event there.
Oct 22, 2018
Fabulous building & so much fun to see the royals space & hear the history. Very worth while seeing!
Oct 16, 2018
A very informative tour with a very knowledgeable guide (Andy).
Such a beautiful venue - now looking forward to seeing the tennis there in December!
Oct 14, 2018
Our guide was very knowledgeable and it was an excellent tour. Well worth the price.
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