Opened in 1871, the Royal Albert Hall is London’s most iconic entertainment venues. A registered charity, the Hall is held in trust for the nation’s benefit to promote the arts and sciences. The world’s greatest musicians, dancers, sportsmen and statesmen have appeared on its stage. In 2016, more than 1.66 million people enjoyed a live performance at the Hall and millions more through broadcasts and recordings. Elevating entertainment to the next level are the Hall’s hospitality packages, which are very popular with both corporate and individual clients. For those wanting to see inside the building but can't attend a show, a guided tour is the best way to do this. You will see the front of house areas of the Hall, the Queen’s box, the Queen’s private suites, the breath taking view from the Gallery and the stunning auditorium where the world’s stars have performed. For a great day out, end your tour with an afternoon tea in the Hall's Verdi Restaurant.