Architecture Gallery - Royal Institute of British Architects  

 
 
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66 Portland Place, Fitzrovia, Westminster, London W1B 1AD
 
 
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A continuous series of exhibitions and events of architecture and design are held in this fantastic 1930s Grade II listed building. There is an architectural information point, a large bookshop and a café/bar.

This is also the home of the British Architectural Library which is open to non-members buying day tickets.

There is a programme of lectures open to the public on architecture and related subjects.

 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
 
Warren Street Tube Station
 
7 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Camden Road Overground Station
 
28 minutes walk
 
Euston Railway Station
 
13 minutes walk
 
 
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Portland Place NCP
 
2 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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