Discover Southbank Centre by booking one of our guided tours.

Explore the history and architecture of this world-famous arts centre on the South Bank of the Thames. See how over 60 years of history has shaped Southbank Centre’s iconic landscape and learn more about the inner workings of Royal Festival Hall, Queen Elizabeth Hall and Hayward Gallery.

All tours meet at Royal Festival Hall Ticket Desk and run for approximately one hour.

Cost: £8.50* (£7.50* per person for groups of 4 or more)

If you would like to request a tour date which is currently not listed (click the Events tab above) or book a bespoke tour time for a group please contact our tours team.

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27 Apr 2017

2:00 pm, 4 Mar 2017 - 29 Apr 2017
Explore decades of architectural innovation and see Southbank Centre from a whole new perspective
Literature
Spoken word & Live literature
6:00 pm, 27 Apr 2017
Accompany Poetry Librarian Chris McCabe on a tour exploring poetic activity in London

29 Apr 2017

2:00 pm, 4 Mar 2017 - 29 Apr 2017
Explore decades of architectural innovation and see Southbank Centre from a whole new perspective

30 Apr 2017

1:30 pm, 5 Mar 2017 - 30 Apr 2017
What does Royal Festival Hall have in common with an eggbox? Find out on this tour

7 May 2017

2:00 pm, 7 May 2017 - 25 Jun 2017
See our buildings from a new perspective and explore decades of architectural innovation

13 May 2017

1:00 pm, 13 May 2017 - 24 Jun 2017
Delve into the history of Southbank Centre and gain access to exclusive areas in this tour

20 May 2017

1:00 pm, 13 May 2017 - 24 Jun 2017
Delve into the history of Southbank Centre and gain access to exclusive areas in this tour

21 May 2017

2:00 pm, 7 May 2017 - 25 Jun 2017
See our buildings from a new perspective and explore decades of architectural innovation

27 May 2017

1:00 pm, 13 May 2017 - 24 Jun 2017
Delve into the history of Southbank Centre and gain access to exclusive areas in this tour

28 May 2017

2:00 pm, 7 May 2017 - 25 Jun 2017
See our buildings from a new perspective and explore decades of architectural innovation

3 Jun 2017

1:00 pm, 13 May 2017 - 24 Jun 2017
Delve into the history of Southbank Centre and gain access to exclusive areas in this tour

4 Jun 2017

2:00 pm, 7 May 2017 - 25 Jun 2017
See our buildings from a new perspective and explore decades of architectural innovation

11 Jun 2017

2:00 pm, 7 May 2017 - 25 Jun 2017
See our buildings from a new perspective and explore decades of architectural innovation

17 Jun 2017

1:00 pm, 13 May 2017 - 24 Jun 2017
Delve into the history of Southbank Centre and gain access to exclusive areas in this tour

18 Jun 2017

2:00 pm, 7 May 2017 - 25 Jun 2017
See our buildings from a new perspective and explore decades of architectural innovation

24 Jun 2017

1:00 pm, 13 May 2017 - 24 Jun 2017
Delve into the history of Southbank Centre and gain access to exclusive areas in this tour

25 Jun 2017

2:00 pm, 7 May 2017 - 25 Jun 2017
See our buildings from a new perspective and explore decades of architectural innovation

1 Jul 2017

2:00 pm, 1 Jul 2017 - 29 Jul 2017
Discover the architectural innovations of Europe’s largest art centre

2 Jul 2017

1:00 pm, 2 Jul 2017 - 30 Jul 2017
Follow the footsteps of world-famous artists and get exclusive access to Europe’s largest art centre

9 Jul 2017

2:00 pm, 1 Jul 2017 - 29 Jul 2017
Discover the architectural innovations of Europe’s largest art centre

22 Jul 2017

2:00 pm, 1 Jul 2017 - 29 Jul 2017
Discover the architectural innovations of Europe’s largest art centre

23 Jul 2017

1:00 pm, 2 Jul 2017 - 30 Jul 2017
Follow the footsteps of world-famous artists and get exclusive access to Europe’s largest art centre

29 Jul 2017

2:00 pm, 1 Jul 2017 - 29 Jul 2017
Discover the architectural innovations of Europe’s largest art centre

30 Jul 2017

1:00 pm, 2 Jul 2017 - 30 Jul 2017
Follow the footsteps of world-famous artists and get exclusive access to Europe’s largest art centre