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Open House at the RA

Special events

16—17 September 2017

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Join us for Open House London as we open the doors of our home, Burlington House.

Dating originally from the 1660s, Burlington House has been our home since 1867. Over the years, it has seen impressive additions by such celebrated architects as Sydney Smirke, Norman Shaw and Foster + Partners. Continuing that rich history, Burlington Gardens, originally built in the 1860s, is currently the focus of a major redevelopment of the RA’s site by David Chipperfield Architects, due for completion in 2018. Read more about redeveloping the RA.

As part of the RA’s Open House London weekend, enjoy a range of events, activities and displays for all ages as you explore our buildings’s hidden spaces and learn about four centuries of architecture.

More programme details to be announced…

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16—17 September 2017

Royal Academy of Arts

Free, no booking required