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The Royal Society's building will be open to the public on Saturday 21 and Sunday 22 September 2013.
On Saturday 21 and Sunday 22 September 2013, the Royal Society opens its doors to the public as part of Open House London, the capital's biggest architectural festival. Visitors will be able to take a guided architectural tour of the Society's building. Tours will begin every 20 minutes on a first-come-first-served basis, with a maximum of 15 people in each group. It will also be possible to visit the building to take a self-guided tour of the special exhibition Fossils: the evolution of an idea. An illustrated brochure about the building will be available to purchase at a cost of £3.
Open House is a simple but powerful concept: hundreds of great buildings of all types and periods open up their doors to all, completely without charge. This unique opportunity to access and understand architecture is a challenge to look at everyday buildings anew, and communicates the value of a well-designed city to everybody who uses it. For more information visit the Open House website.
10:00am to 7:00pm on Saturday 21 September 201311:00am to 4:00pm on Sunday 22 September 2013
This event is free to attend and open to all. No tickets are required. Further information about accessibility is available.
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