- Tourist Attractions
Suitable for ages: Older Children (9-12) and Teenagers (13-18)
Venue type: Indoor
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Travel 80m to the top of Britain's tallest sculpture, the ArcelorMittal Orbit. It's the world’s highest and longest tunnel slide, at a whopping 178m long!
Be bowled over by panoramic views of London, while squeezing in a few rounds of eye spy with landmarks like the Gherkin, Big Ben and The Shard. Footy fans can even spot some of London’s famous football grounds, including West Ham Utd. Take your time at the top - you’ll have a chance to learn more about the tower with interactive storytelling screens and of course, don’t forget to flip the world upside down by taking a peek in one of the concave mirrors.
Now for the main event! They’ve managed to pack a whole lot into a 40-second trip with loops circling the iconic structure 12 times, before whizzing you right back down to the ground on a 50m straight drop. Everyone over 1.3m tall and 8 years can ride the slide and it’s certainly more thrilling than the stairs!
- Ride the world’s highest and longest tunnel slide
- Take in panoramic views of London
- Explore the iconic ArcelorMittal Orbit
Lead image "The Orbit" copyright Mitch Allen via Flickr
- Restaurant Onsite
- Wheelchair Friendly
- Toilets Available
- Disabled Toilets Available
- Parking Available Nearby
- Pushchair Friendly
Getting There and Contact Information
3 Thornton Street, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, Stratford, London, Greater London, E20 2AD, England
Click here to visit ArcelorMittal Orbit's website
0333 8008 099
Standard Opening Times and Pricing
Monday to Friday 11:00 – 17:00
Saturday to Sunday 10:00 - 18:00
Adults (17+): £12.50
Kids (3-16): £7.50
Adults (17+): £17.50
Kids (3-16): £12.50
30 minutes before attraction closes
Assistance/Guide Dogs only.
You must be at least eight years old and over 1.3m in height to ride The Slide.
Nearby there are two independently operated, chargeable car parks – Stratford multi-storey car park with 588 parking spaces (located off Great Eastern Road, E15 1BB) and Westfield Stratford City with 5000 spaces.