Open-City London Architecture Tours

Join us to get an in-depth view with Open-City's programme of year-round tours and events with our specialist guides helping you look at the themes and issues shaping the capital today, from the design of homes, to infrastructure and urban landscapes.

Open-City's architecture tours help to sustain the charity as a whole. Click here to find out more about how you can support our initiatives through our Love Architecture Circle.

The Architecture of Louis Kahn

These one off tours are part of our collaboration with the Design Museum's current exhibition Louis Kahn: The Power of Architecture.

Richard Weston: Ideas of Louis Kahn SOLD OUT

Boat Tours

Explore the iconic architecture of the Thames embankments as you journey down the river with our guides.

Wednesday 3 September 6.30pm
Architecture on the Thames Central

Wednesday 24 September 6.30pm
Architecture on the Thames East

Walking Tours

Explore some of the best of London's architecture on foot with our experienced guides.
Tours coming up:
From Cathedral to Commerce
City Fringes East
London Riverside
King's Cross Renaissance

Photography Tours

Introductory tours with architectural photographers looking at how to effectively photograph London's architecture. Tours coming up:

Wren to Rogers City of London Tour
Architecture by Night

An Evening With...

Exclusive evening events providing rare opportunities to tour stunning private homes. Meet the architects and owners in a relaxed intimate setting over prosecco and nibbles.
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Architecture on your Bike

Using the speed of two wheels cycle London architecture led by our expert architectural guides. New tour dates coming up soon


Enquiries: Adrianna Carroll-Battaglino Email
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Booking: No tickets are issued, your booking is confirmed on receipt of worldpay confirmation. Your guide will have your name and number of places on the day.
Cancellation policy: Unfortunately, we are unable to refund or transfer bookings if you choose to cancel them. If we have to cancel the tour due to unforeseen circumstances, we will offer you a full refund or the opportunity to book onto another tour.
Please note that all tours go ahead rain or shine...

opencityLove Architecture Circle

Do you love getting involved with architecture through Open-City's programmes year-round? Join our 'Love architecture' circle and get brilliant benefits including tea for two at the Gherkin, 2 free places on architecture tours, a free copy of the Open House book and guide, plus 15% off all shop page items.

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