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Prince Albert and the Crystal Palace: Virtual Tour

Event schedule details

Thursday 26 November

18.30-20.00

Event location details

Online event

As part of the Great Exhibition Road Festival, The Royal Parks will take you back in time to explore the extraordinary building that housed the Great Exhibition - Hyde Park's Crystal Palace. 

Learn about what it took to engineer a structure of its kind and walk inside (virtually) to discover its enormous legacy. You will also explore the adjacent Albert Memorial with Blue Badge Guide and Lecturer for The Arts Society, Barbara Askew. 

Barbara will reveal the details of the artwork like the Frieze of Parnassus, along with the complications and strife in completing this stunning memorial. 

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Event categories

  • Adults
  • Family with 12+
  • Talks and tours