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ArcelorMittal Orbit

  • London
  • Indoor
  • Ages 9+
  • Tourist Attractions

Attraction Information

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

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Opening hours

Monday to Friday 11:00 – 17:00
Saturday to Sunday 10:00 - 18:00

Last Entry

30 minutes before attraction closes


General Admission
Adults (17+): £12.50
Kids (3-16): £7.50
The Slide
Adults (17+): £17.50
Kids (3-16): £12.50

Travel & Contact Information


3 Thornton Street, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, Stratford, London, Greater London, E20 2AD, England

Phone number

0333 8008 099



Click here to visit ArcelorMittal Orbit's website.

FAQ & Additional Information

Yes, there is parking nearby.

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.

Yes, there are toilets and accessible toilets.

No, there are no baby changing facilities.

ArcelorMittal Orbit has not told us if you can bring a picnic.

Yes, there is an onsite restaurant.

Yes, ArcelorMittal Orbit is wheelchair friendly and has accessible toilets.

You must be at least eight years old and over 1.3m in height to ride The Slide. 

Yes, ArcelorMittal Orbit have stated they are pushchair friendly.

Assistance/Guide Dogs only.

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