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    Opened in 1871, the Royal Albert Hall is one of London’s most iconic buildings. 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.

    What you will see

    • See the stunning auditorium where the world’s stars have performed, the Gallery with its breathtaking views, and maybe even artists rehearsing (not guaranteed)!
    • View the Queen’s private box and visit her private suites, along with other rooms not always viewed by the public
    • Hear insider stories about the Royal Albert Hall from engaging tour guides – each guide has a different story to tell!
    • Learn about the Hall’s rich history, it’s connection with the Royals, legendary performances and stunning architecture

    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.

    • Meet at the ‘Welcome to the Royal Albert Hall’ stand, located inside the Royal Albert Hall (Door 12)
    • You’ll be met by by one of the Hall’s knowledgeable and friendly guides and be taken on a 1 hour tour around the building (English language)
    • Your tour ends back at Door 12, where you can buy a snack at the Café Bar, or lunch or afternoon tea in the Verdi restaurant (located upstairs)
    • Door 12 is also where the Gift Shop is located for souvenirs. Show your tour ticket to receive a 10% discount on all purchases

    You will have the opportunity to add food packages to your tour experience at the time of purchasing tickets. If you have bought a package, please make your way directly to Verdi or Cafe Bar at the end of your tour, where you will be shown to your table.


    ‘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

    ‘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

    ‘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

    ‘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


    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 Café Bar (Door 12) £4.00 per person
    Lunch Tuck in to a delicious lunch after the tour in the Verdi 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 Traditional scones, delicious cakes, perfect sandwiches and the finest pot of East India Company tea. £30 per person or £40 with Moët & Chandon champagne (Tuesday – Sunday). Download menu