Open House Weekend 2013

The Royal Society's building will be open to the public on Saturday 21 and Sunday 22 September 2013.

The Royal Society The Royal Society

Event details

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.

Visiting times
10:00am to 7:00pm on Saturday 21 September 2013
11:00am 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.

Enquiries: Contact the events team.

Open House Weekend 2013 6-9 Carlton House Terrace London SW1Y 5AG UK

Events coming up

  • Bioinspiration of new technologies 27 May 2015 at The Royal Society, London Scientific discussion meeting organised by Professor Denis Noble CBE FRS, Professor Clemens Kaminski and Professor Richard Templer
  • The next big thing 29 May 2015 at Hay Festival, Hay-on-Wye, Wales Four Royal Society Research Fellows discuss their work at the forefront of science at the Hay Festival.
  • Stuff matters 31 May 2015 at Hay Festival, Hay-on-Wye, Wales Join award winning author Mark Miodownik at the Hay Festival.

For more events please see the events diary.

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