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Open House Festival 2022 Free

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The interior of the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office with people gathering in the main atrium, below arches and columns.
Open House London 2016: Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office. Image courtesy of Kritt Normsaskul @Kritt_stagram.
Discover hidden secrets of London, as you peek inside some of the most iconic buildings and architecturally unique spaces around the city for free during the Open House London 2022 festival.


Explore London's architectural wonders as Open House London 2022 throws open the doors of iconic buildings and spaces around the capital.

Enjoy free access to buildings which are not usually open to the public, from private houses to places of worship, museums, schools and offices, and join tours, guided walks and activities throughout the festival. 

What buildings are part of Open House London 2022?

The full programme of activities for Open House London 2022 is yet to be announced  check back soon for more information about the buildings and spaces taking part in this year's event.

During last year's Open House London, you could:

  • Enter the ballot to be in with a chance of visiting the likes of 10 Downing Street.
  • Discover City Hall, home to the Mayor of London until recently, on an unescorted walking tour.
  • See paintings by William Hogarth, wander through the Great Hall and discover more about the ornate North Wing of St Bartholemew's Hospital.
  • Join tours to discover lesser-known areas and stories, from the livery companies of the City of London, to virtual tours taking in rarely open buildings such as the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office.


Admission Free

Admission is free to all Open House events, but some venues and tours require advance booking or entry into a public ballot.

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