Guided tour

London: 1-Hour Guided Tour of the Royal Albert Hall

Activity provider: Royal Albert Hall
Guided tour

London: 1-Hour Guided Tour of the Royal Albert Hall

Activity provider: Royal Albert Hall

From US$ 22.80 per person

Explore London's most famous concert hall, the Royal Albert Hall, and walk in the footsteps of iconic artists, including the Beatles and Adele. Learn all about the hall's rich history and even get the chance to see artists in rehearsal.

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Duration 1 hour
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Live tour guide
Wheelchair accessible
Small group
Limited to 10 participants


  • See the stunning auditorium and take a peek at the stage, where the greats have appeared
  • Visit the Royal entrance, Royal Retiring Room (where the Queen hangs out!) and glimpse the Queen's Box
  • Uncover the fascinating and surprising history of the Royal Albert Hall
  • Hear inside and backstage stories from our engaging guides
  • Witness a world-class artist in soundcheck (not guaranteed)
Full description
Make your way to London's leafy Kensington neighborhood and enter the beautiful Royal Albert Hall to take a 1-hour guided tour through its salubrious history and lavish interiors. Start your tour at Door 12, where you will be greeted by one of the hall's knowledgeable and friendly tour guides. Follow them on a magical journey around the iconic building, visiting front of house areas and the Queen's Royal Box and private suites, decorated with wallpaper designed by William Morris. Experience the excitement as the concert hall prepares for its next performance, and soak up the spirit of the stunning auditorium, where so many of the world's stars have performed to acclaim. Get breathtaking views from the Gallery, and hope to see an artist in rehearsal (not guaranteed)! End back at Door 12 and get the opportunity to round your tour off with lunch or afternoon tea in the Verdi Restaurant (located on the Grand Tier) or with a simple coffee and pastry from the Cafe Bar. It is also where the Gift Shop is located for souvenirs. Show your tour ticket to receive a 10% discount on your treats! 
  • 1-hour guided tour of the Royal Albert Hall
  • 10% discount at the gift shop
  • Meals and drinks (however, your ticket does include a 10% discount at the onsite café and at the Verdi Restaurant)
Not suitable for
  • Children under 5 years

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Meeting point

Meet at the Welcome to the Royal Albert Hall stand inside the Royal Albert Hall (Door 12).

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Important information

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  • This tour is suitable for all ages except during the Proms, when children under 5 years old are not permitted
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based on 324 reviews

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I've always wanted to see inside the Royal Albert Hall having walked past it a few times. This activity gave me, my wife and eldest son an insight into the history and workings of this venue. With an ongoing show it was difficult at times to take photos, but this was more than made up by the guides expert guidance and insight. A thoroughly enjoyable hour.

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April 1, 2023

Fabulous tour guide, Andy enhanced the experience. Very informative with a sense of humour. Loved the Royal Albert Hall, stunning history and design. We were also very lucky to watch the Royal Philomonic Orchestra practicing along with a very talented singer. Love love loved it, highly recommended!!

April 1, 2023

We had looked at something different to do while visiting London and decided to take this tour. It was fun and informative and with the bonus of an orchestra rehearsing we experienced what it would be like during a performance. Well worth the cost of the ticket and very enjoyable way of spending sone time. Our tour guide was Iran who was excellent. She was informative and fun and full of interesting facts about the history of the hall. She made the tour worth the money.

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April 1, 2023

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