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The National Archives Architecture Tours

Explore the unique architecture of The National Archives, located in South West London, on a tour specially designed for the London Festival of Architecture. The guided tour will lead you around our ‘brutalist bunker’, purpose built in 1977 to house records and researchers, and will demonstrate how the boundaries of the space has changed over the years. The tour will include the opportunity to visit our rooftop; look out over the Thames and discover how the building’s construction acts as a boundary between our treasured collections and the constant threat of the elements.

Tours last 60 minutes and run on Saturday 1 June: 12:00, 13.30, 15:00 and on Sunday 2 June: 12:00 and 13:30

Tours cost £10. A limited number of free tickets are available to architecture students.

02 June 2019

12:00 -13:30

Admission: £10 (with free tickets for each tour allocated to students of architecture)

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The National Archives

The National Archives, Bessant Drive, Kew, Richmond, Surrey TW9 4DU

+44 (0)20 8876 3444

Tours will meet outside the main entrance.

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