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Barbican Theatre

Map to Barbican Theatre

Silk Street, London, EC2Y 8DS


The Barbican Centre is a world-class arts centre with two theatres, two art galleries, three cinemas and a concert hall. The Museum of London is adjacent, as are some authentic examples of Roman architecture. The Barbican Centre is one of London’s finest examples of Brutalist architecture and is located in one of the oldest parts of Central London with great transport links. Check to plan your journey.


Moorgate Station is approximately a 12 minute walk from the Barbican Centre. Exit the station onto Moorfields, walk down New Union Street to the end and turn right onto Moor Lane. Take the next left onto Silk Street and walk down to an entrance to the Barbican on the left, where Silk Street turns right.

Alternatively, Farringdon Station is also about 15 minutes away.


The Barbican tube station is a 7 minute walk from the theatre, and is served by the Metropolitan, Hammersmith & City and Circle lines. Follow signs for the Barbican Centre from the tube via overhead walkways.

Moorgate Station is served by the Northern line and is a 12 minute walk from the venue.


There are several bus stops surrounding the Barbican Centre. The 153 stops behind the Barbican, on Beech Street. Routes 26, 100 and 388 stop on London Wall by the Museum of London, and the 4 and 56 stop on Aldersgate Street.


The Barbican Centre has its own car park accessible via Silk Street or the Beech Street tunnel. Short stay parking passes cost £9. There are also a range of passes available for regular visitors.

The Barbican falls in London’s Congestion Charge Zone. If you are driving in the zone between 7am and 6pm, there is a daily fee of £11.50. Travel outside of these times is free.

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