Architectural period
Architectural type

We will be launching the 2022 programme in mid-August

  •  Royal Institute of British Architects, 66 Portland Place, London
  • View from Portland Place


George Grey Wornum

66 Portland Place, W1B 1AD
Disabled access, Family activities during open house festival, Toilets

Travel Information

Nearest tube: Great Portland Street, Oxford Circus, Regent's Park
Bus routes: 88, C2, 453
Fine example of Grade II* listed 1930s architecture with many original features and fittings and home to the world-class British Architectural Library collections. Open for pre-book visits only.


Saturday 4th September
SEND activity: Experiencing Space - Architecture at the RIBA
schedule Time: 10am to 12pm
group Capacity: 30
FULLY BOOKED. Join the RIBA and DisOrdinary Architecture Project for a free creative workshop especially for families with visually impaired children. During the workshop families will be able explore and experience architecture! The RIBA headquarters is full of large and small spaces made with different materials. Families can feel, see, smell and hear what the historic building is like and create their own ‘word picture’ in response. PLEASE NOTE: This workshop is specifically for families with visually impaired children. All children must always be accompanied by an adult. You will receive an email from the RIBA asking for more details and access needs to be able to confirm your booking and make sure we have everything you need for your visit. Please book a ticket for each person, including for each child.


Original design
George Grey Wornum, 1934
Institution/profession, Gallery, Library, Museum