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Visit 66 Portland Place

66 Portland Place

Visit 66 Portland Place

Everyone is welcome to visit our HQ in London, whether you are new to the RIBA or a regular visitor - entry is free

Urgent update about COVID-19

Our public buildings and exhibitions at RIBA 66 Portland Place, London (including the gallery, library, bookshop and bar) and RIBA North, Liverpool are currently closed.

Our events, including CPD, are all being held online.

Our central London building is open to the public, with rooms available for hire. Explore our free exhibitions, attend an event, learn at our library, browse our bookshop or enjoy a coffee or meal in our café at 66 Portland Place.

Discover more about the history of our headquarters on a guided tour of the building, available to groups of all sizes. To ensure you make the most of your visit, please check the information below or contact us in advance.

Your visit

66 Portland Place 
United Kingdom

We are located a short walk away from Regent's Park, Marylebone High Street and Oxford Street

Opening hours for 66 Portland Place

Usual opening hours:

Monday to Friday 8am to 5.30pm (Tuesday open until 8pm)
Saturday 10am to 5pm
Sunday Closed

Please note our facilities (including our exhibitions, Library, bookshop and cafe) within the building have different opening times, please check them in advance before your visit.

How to get here

  • Nearest London Underground stations are Oxford Circus, Regents Park and Great Portland Street 
  • Buses that stop nearby include: C2, 18, 27, 30, 88, 205 and 453
  • Bicycle racks are located outside 66 Portland Place and cycle hire docking stations can be found along Portland Place
  • On-street parking is available on Portland Place (A4021) and its vicinity. Please note 66 Portland Place is inside the northern boundary of the Congestion Charging zone 
  • For more information see


  • Our main facilities have step free access. Access to the Henry Jarvis Hall and Foyer is by steps only
  • Guide dogs are welcome and portable induction loops are available. A disabled toilet is located in the basement

Please call ahead on +44 (0)20 7580 5533 or email before your visit to check accessibility.


  • Single yellow line restrictions apply outside 66 Portland Place
  • There are designated disabled parking spaces for Blue Badge holders on Portland Place
  • More information is available from Transport for London on transport accessibility


  • Free wifi is available to visitors within the building
  • Women's toilets in the basement and level three
  • Men's toilets in the basement and level two
  • Unisex toilets on fifth and sixth floors (toilets on sixth floor are step-free)
  • Disabled toilet in the basement

Hire a venue

Hire a space at 66 Portland Place for your conference, meeting, event, wedding or dinner

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