Open House 2021

5 Sep 2021, 12:00 - 16:00

Accessibility
Wheelchair accessible venue
Photo of grand staircase with grey carpet on stone, framed by black columns
The British Academy, 10-11 Carlton House Terrace, London, SW1Y 5AH
Free

As part of Open House, discover the historic home of the British Academy, the UK’s national academy for the humanities and social sciences. Explore the Grade 1 listed John Nash-designed terraced houses whose previous residents include former Prime Minister William Gladstone and the Ridley family. Guided and self-guided tours will take you through the art, architecture and history of 10-11 Carlton House Terrace, from their 19th-century beginnings to the present day.

Free, drop in. No booking required.
Entrance is on a first come, first served basis. Visitors will be asked to queue outside if the building is at capacity.

Guided tours run every half hour between 12:30 and 15:00, with a maximum of 10 people per tour. Self-guided tours are available between 12:00-15:30 (last entry is 15:30, with the building closing at 16:00).

All events are staged in line with the government’s COVID-19 guidelines and our venue’s COVID-19 guidelines. Measures are subject to change in accordance with government guidance; attendees will be notified of any changes prior to their visit.

Image: Photo by Marcus Ginns.

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