Experience the excitement inside one of the world’s most famous venues as it prepares for the next performance on a Royal Albert Hall Grand Tour.
From Victorian landmark to modern day icon, join our knowledgeable and friendly tour guides on a journey through the Hall, taking in the stunning auditorium where the world’s stars have performed, the breathtaking view from the Gallery and the Royal Retiring Room.
Tours are available to individuals and small groups on most days of the year.
Book at the best price: it is cheaper to buy your ticket online than in person or over the telephone.
Each tour offers a unique experience and may include opportunities to see artists rehearsing for their evening performance. The Royal Albert Hall is a working building so the content of the tours may vary and due to events some areas may occasionally be closed.
Add-On Food & Drink
Make the most of your visit to the Hall and combine your tour with elevenses, lunch or afternoon tea – just select your desired package when booking tours tickets.
Coffee and pastry Enjoy a coffee and pastry after the tour in the bustling Café Bar (Door 12) £4.00 per person Lunch Tuck in to a delicious lunch after the tour in Verdi, the Hall’s Italian restaurant. Choose from pizza, pasta, ice cream and more. Price includes tea or coffee. 1 course £13.50 per person, 2 courses £18.50 (Tuesday-Sunday). Download menu Afternoon Tea Feather-light scones, delicious cakes, perfect sandwiches and the finest pot of East India Company tea make this the quintessentially British experience against the backdrop of the Hall and the Royal College of Music. £30 per person or £40 with Moët & Chandon champagne (Tuesday – Sunday). Download menu
What our visitors say
‘The tour guide was hurmourous and generous in spirit. We saw all aspects of the building – it is simply gorgeous. A real treat for us was the guide allowed us to sit and little to the orchestra practice for the Proms. It was a memory that I will carry with me for life – incredible experience.’
787Colt7, Ontario, Canada – July 2016‘The tour guide was very knowledgeable and informative. The building is very impressive and if you haven’t been on a tour we would highly recommend you try it.’
kag-lme, Kilmarnock, UK – April 2016‘It is a really well put together tour which talks about history of building, etc. etc. Very worth the time and money spent and someday I’ll be back to enjoy a concert.’
janepodo, Massachusetts, USA – June 2016‘My husband and took a guided tour of the Albert Hall. As a wheelchair user I was very impressed at the ease of access throughout the Hall., totally inclusive. The tour guide was very interesting and made it a really enjoyable experience. Certainly thoroughly recommended.’
Liz B, Nairn, UK – July 2016‘What a fascinating tour! Incredible architecture and history. Anyone who is anyone in show biz has performed here. Get a glimpse of the Royal Retiring Room and the view from the Royal Box.’
mattccross, Leicester, UK – July 2016‘No chance for a show but the one hour tour was a great way to experience the majesty of the RAH. Our guide Lilly was fantastic and very knowledgeable. We also visited during a practice for the AC Academy children’s concerts, so managed to see and hear the RAH in action.’
rcfinc, Sydney, Australia – June 2016‘An amazing concert hall with a great history. Do the guided tour and learn a lot!! You won’t regret it!’
Marcus A, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil – June 2016
- Duration: 1 hour
- Enjoy a 10% discount on items in the Hall’s gift shop, Café Bar and Verdi – Italian Kitchen with your tour ticket
- Concessionary tickets available for students, and 60 years old and over.
- All tours visitors require a ticket: for tickets for children 5 years and under, please contact our box office on 020 7589 8212
- Please note: There are a lot of stairs on the tour, so customers are advised to wear flat shoes. Lifts are also available when required.
- You are free to take photos on the tour, unless the tour guide requests otherwise. Please send us your photos on Twitter or Instagram @RoyalAlbertHall #ToursRAH
Online Price: Adults £13, Concessions £11, Children (6 – 16 years) £6 (including 25p booking fee)
Coming to the Hall on 6 March?
For one day only discover Under the Counter.
Boundary-pushing performance works from the next generation of culture makers will be showcased at an immersive promenade exhibition around the Hall’s unusual and often unseen spaces, with University of the Arts London.