Opening times for Big Ben  

 
 
ADDRESS
Parliament Square, Westminster, St Margaret Street, London SW1A 0AA
 
 
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OPENING TIMES
Tours Mon to Fri 9.15am, 10.15am, 11.15am & 2.15pm | Max number: 16 people per tour
 
PRICES
Free - but by prior arrangement only
 
 

Location map of Big Ben

Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Westminster Tube Station
 
2 minutes walk
 
St James's Park Tube Station
 
8 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Charing Cross Railway Station
 
10 minutes walk
 
Victoria Railway Station
 
18 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Q-Park Westminster
 
4 minutes walk
 
Q-Park Trafalgar
 
10 minutes walk
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Westminster Abbey Midnight Mass, Christmas Carols & Services
Westminster Abbey Midnight Mass, Christmas Carols & Services
Seasonal | Until 25th December 2018 

Westminster Abbey 3 minutes walk from Big Ben

Pack inside one of London's most famous landmarks for an old-fashioned service to take you right through to Christmas Day. ...More

 
Les Surprises
Concerts | On 18th December 2018 

St John's Smith Square 5 minutes walk from Big Ben

The ensemble performs music composed by Charpentier, Delalande, Andre Campra, Joseph-Marie Amiot, Teodorico Pedrini, Jose Marin, Gaspar Sanz, Juan de ...More

Rainforest Adventure: SEA LIFE London
Rainforest Adventure: SEA LIFE London
Exhibitions | Until 24th March 2019 

Sea Life London Aquarium 6 minutes walk from Big Ben

Opening to the public on 24th March 2018, just in time for the Easter holidays, Rainforest Adventure brings the UK's ...More

 
Witness For The Prosecution
Witness For The Prosecution
Theatre | Until 1st September 2019 

The Debating Chamber, County Hall 6 minutes walk from Big Ben

Set the Debating Chamber of London's County Hall - a room which resembles a courtroom in every way - Lucy ...More

 
Repton Revealed: The Art of Landscape Gardening
Exhibitions | Until 3rd February 2019 

Garden Museum 7 minutes walk from Big Ben

Exhibitions & Art, Design....More

Divine Proportions
Divine Proportions
Theatre | Until 12th January 2019 

The Vaults 8 minutes walk from Big Ben

Renowned for hosting quirky and immersive events, the Vaults keep up the tradition with Divine Proportions, a unique dining experience ...More

 
Nine Night
Nine Night
Theatre | Until 9th February 2019 

Trafalgar Studios 9 minutes walk from Big Ben

Following a smash hit sold-out run at the National Theatre, Nine Night, Natasha Gordon's "remarkable debut play" (Evening Standard) transfers ...More

 
Hot Gay Time Machine
Comedy | Until 5th January 2019 

Trafalgar Studios 9 minutes walk from Big Ben

Lucy Moss directs Zak Ghazi-Torbati and Toby Marlow in a cabaret comedy about coming out and dealing with navigating the ...More

Caroline, Or Change
Theatre | Until 6th April 2019 

Playhouse Theatre 10 minutes walk from Big Ben

Following a sell-out run at Chichester Festival Theatre, Michael Longhurst's production of Tony Kushner and Jeanine Tesori's Olivier Award-winning musical ...More

Dachan: The Art Of A Spiritual Era Brightens All Living Things
Exhibitions | Until 21st December 2018 

Mall Galleries 10 minutes walk from Big Ben

The Beijing artist is also a Buddhist Monk and believes in moral self-cultivation through calligraphy and painting....More

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Pinter At The Pinter: Party Time / Celebration
Theatre | From 20th December 

Harold Pinter Theatre

The Jamie Lloyd Company's season of Harold Pinter's one-act plays continues with a double-bill of scathing attacks on materialism and the class system including Pinter's final play, Celebration. ...More

Meridian Water
Meridian Water
Attractions 

Meridian Water is a major £6 billion, 20-year London regeneration programme led by Enfield Council, ...More

 
London Events 2019
Feature 

Cate Blanchett comes to the National Theatre in 2019, the Spice Girls reunite and Christian Dior is the Designer of Dreams at the V&A. Two new musicals are dedicated to Dolly Parton and Mary Poppins, ...More

Mamma Mia! The Party
Mamma Mia! The Party
Theatre | From 29th August 

The O2 Arena

Be immersed in the world of sunshine and ABBA songs as Mamma Mia! The Party ...More

 
Richard Alston Dance Company: Quartermark
Dance | From 1st March 

Sadler's Wells Theatre

The acclaimed Richard Alston Dance Company, entering its 25th year, makes the first of its final two visits to Sadler's Wells. The company presents two new works and ...More

Damien Jalet & Kohei Nawa: Vessel
Damien Jalet & Kohei Nawa: Vessel
Dance | From 16th April 

Sadler's Wells Theatre

Filling the Sadler's Wells stage with 7,500 litres ...More

 
Les Antliaclastes: Waltz Of The Hommelettes
Les Antliaclastes: Waltz Of The Hommelettes
Theatre | From 15th January 

Barbican The Pit

Masked performers, sound, music, automatons and sculptural puppets ...More

 
Grief Is The Thing With Feathers
Grief Is The Thing With Feathers
Theatre | From 25th March 

Barbican Centre

Peaky Blinders star Cillian Murphy "is riveting as ...More

 
Lee Krasner: Living Colour
Lee Krasner: Living Colour
Exhibitions | From 30th May 

Barbican Art Gallery

One of the pioneers of Abstract Expressionism, Lee ...More

 
The Lehman Trilogy
The Lehman Trilogy
Theatre | From 11th May 

Piccadilly Theatre

Following a sold-out run at the National Theatre, the critically acclaimed The Lehman Trilogy transfers ...More

 
Mary Quant
Mary Quant
Exhibitions | From 6th April 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum

Following on from Christian Dior and Balenciaga, both the subject of fashion forward V&A exhibitions, ...More

 
Bussey Rooftop Bar
Bussey Rooftop Bar
Drinking 

Parallel to Frank's Cafe on the roof of the Bussey Building, the Bussey Rooftop Bar ...More

 
Dabbers Social Bingo
Dabbers Social Bingo
Entertainment 

The UK's first immersive modern bingo hall, Dabbers Social Bingo revitalises the iconic British pastime ...More

 
December in London 2018
Article 

Christmas favourites like The Nutcracker, Carols at The Royal Albert Hall and the Santa Dash return along with a Festive Feast at Hampton Court Palace and a new puppet show from the puppeteers behind ...More

December in London 2018
December in London 2018
Article 

Christmas favourites like The Nutcracker, Carols at The Royal Albert Hall and the Santa ...More

 
Best Events in London for October Half Term
Best Events in London for October Half Term
Article 

From Storystock at Battersea Power Station to The ...More

 
 
 
 
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