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ArcelorMittal Orbit | London’s largest piece of public art

Marvel at the famous ArcelorMittal Orbit, London's iconic steel structure and observation tower. Explore captivating art installations, savor refreshments at the café, and enjoy an experience that suits both art enthusiasts and adventure seekers. Come and see London from a whole new perspective by planning your visit today. With the beautiful London skyline serving as the backdrop, experience a thrill like no other as you zoom down the tunnel slide at the ArcelorMittal Orbit. 

Things to know before booking your tickets to ArcelorMittal Orbit

ArcelorMittal Orbit

  • Photography hotspot: The ArcelorMittal Orbit offers stunning panoramic views of London's skyline. On a clear day, you can see up to 20 miles away, including famous landmarks like The Shard, Gherkin, and even Wembley Stadium.
  • Interactive App: Download the ArcelorMittal Orbit app for an interactive guide to the attractions, which enhances your visit with interesting facts and stories about the sculpture and its surrounding area.
  • Accessibility constraints: Certain parts of the experience may not be accessible for people with reduced mobility. Please refer to your tickets for additional information. 

Why visit ArcelorMittal Orbit?

Tunnel slide in ArcelorMittal Orbit
  • Tallest tunnel slide: The ArcelorMittal Orbit is home to the world’s tallest tunnel slide. With a staggering height of 114.5m, the tunnel slide is even taller than the Eiffel Tower!
  • Largest sculpture: The ArcelorMittal Orbit is the largest piece of public art in Britain and holds great significance for the city. 
  • Architectural marvel: The ArcelorMittal Orbit is an architectural marvel! The ‘continuous, looping lattice of tubular steel,’ is a stunning fusion of art, architecture, and engineering.  
  • Symbol of London Olympics: Not only is the ArcelorMittal Orbit an engineering marvel, but it also serves as a long-term symbol of the legacy of the Olympic Games that were held in London in 2012. 
  • Stunning views: The ArcelorMittal Orbit has floor-to-ceiling windows and an observation deck. Both these places offer stunning views of the London skyline and other popular British landmarks such as St. Paul’s Cathedral and Big Ben.  

Which ArcelorMittal Orbit ticket is best for you?

ArcelorMittal Orbit

If you are on a budget

Go for: Entry tickets

Duration: 1 hour

Tunnel Slide Access: No

Guide: No

  • Visit the largest public sculpture in Britain with entry tickets that are easy on the pocket. 
  • Marvel at the gorgeous views of the London Skyline from the attraction. 

Father and son at ArcelorMittal Orbit London

If you are traveling with kids

Go for: Combo tickets

Duration: 1-2 hours

Tunnel Slide Access: Yes

Guide: No

  • Drink in the gorgeous panoramic views from the observation deck at the ArcelorMittal Orbit. 
  • Children will love whizzing down the world’s largest and longest tunnel slide at the Orbit. 

Discounted ArcelorMittal Orbit Tickets

Enjoy reduced ticket rates for the ArcelorMittal Orbit when you purchase tickets online. 

Children between the age of 3 years to 16 years, enjoy reduced ticket prices for the attraction. There are special ticket rates for families as well. 

Cancellation policy for ArcelorMittal Orbit

Tickets to the ArcelorMittal Orbit cannot be canceled or rescheduled. 

Explore the ArcelorMittal Orbit

Observation Deck
Tunnel Slide
Observation Deck at the ArcelorMittal Orbit

Suspended 80 m above the ground, the Observation Deck at the ArcelorMittal Orbit has floor-to-ceiling windows that offer 360-degree views of the London Skyline. You can also get a bird’s eye view of popular London attractions such as St. Paul’s Cathedral and Big Ben from the deck at the Orbit. Your tickets include entry access to the Observation Deck at the ArcelorMittal Orbit.

Slides in ArcelorMittal Orbit

The world’s tallest and longest tunnel slide loops around the ArcelorMittal Orbit twelve times, and promises visitors an exhilarating ride to the bottom. Access to the tunnel slide is not included in your ArcelorMittal Orbit tickets. 

What to see at ArcelorMittal Orbit?

ArcelorMittal Orbit

The Orbit

Marvel at the red lattice tower that was designed by Sir Anish Kapoor and Cecil Balmond. With its many loops of tubular steel, the ArcelorMittal Orbit is a stunning art sculpture that symbolizes the legacy of the 2012 London Olympic Games.

Concave mirrors at ArcelorMittal Orbit

Concave Mirrors

Experience an upside-down world as you interact with the famous Orbit in the Concave Mirrors at the attraction.

Aerial view of London from ArcelorMittal Orbit


Enjoy the gentle descent to the bottom of the ArcelorMittal Orbit, as you walk down 455 steps that wind their way around the sculpture and immerse you in a beautiful collection of London sounds that are synonymous with the city.  

Abseiling at ArcelorMittal Orbit

The Abseil

The Abseil is not for the faint-hearted! Freefall from the ArcelorMittal Orbit’s red steel, and enjoy an 80m adrenaline-fuelled journey from the top to the bottom of the sculpture. 

Plan your visit to ArcelorMittal Orbit

Timings of ArcelorMittal Orbit

The ArcelorMittal Orbit is open from Monday to Thursday, from 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM. From Friday to Sunday, the Orbit opens from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM. On bank holidays and school holidays, the attraction remains open from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM as well. 

The Tunnel Slide at the ArcelorMittal Orbit opens one hour after the attraction opens. 

Best time to visit: Avoid visiting the ArcelorMittal Orbit on weekends and during holidays, since the attraction tends to get very crowded during this time. For a comfortable and hassle-free experience at the Orbit, plan your visit during the off-peak hours which are usually before 11:00 AM and after 4:00 PM. However, if you want to see the London city lights, plan your visit to the ArcelorMittal Orbit after sunset. 

Address: Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, 5 Thornton St, London E20 2AD, United Kingdom. Find on maps.

Getting there: 

  • By bus: D8, 339

      Nearest stop: Ebbsfleet

  • By underground: Central Line, Jubilee Line, Elizabeth Line

      Nearest stop: Stratford Station

  • By train/DLR: Central Line, Jubilee Line

      Nearest stop: Stratford Underground Railway Station, Pudding Mill Lane Train Station

  • By car: 96.5 km from London Heathrow Airport

      Car parking: No parking at the attraction. You can park at the Stratford Multi-Storey car  park or the Westfield Stratford City car park.

ArcelorMittal Orbit entry

The ArcelorMittal Orbit has a single entrance that is located in the Welcome Building at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. 

Facilities at ArcelorMittal Orbit
  • Toilets
  • Assistance animals permitted
  • Static literature and interactive screens
  • Magnifying glasses
  • Wheelchairs 

Tourist wearing comfortable clothes at ArcelorMittal Orbit

  • Since you’ll be ascending and descending stairs, we recommend wearing comfortable clothes and footwear. 
  • Book your ArcelorMittal Orbit tickets online and in advance to save time and money. 
  • The minimum requirement for the Tunnel Slide at the ArcelorMittal Orbit is 1.3m. Children under the age of 8 years are not allowed on the slide. 
  • You will be required to wear essential safety gear such as helmets and elbow pads before you go down the slide. 
  • Plan your visit to ArcelorMittal Orbit before 11:00 AM or after 4:00 PM. 
  • If you want to see the city lights, plan your visit to the Orbit after sunset. 
  • If you have extra luggage, you can deposit it at the base of the tower for a refundable fee of £1. 
Coffee at ArcelorMittal Orbit
  • The Last Drop: Located just next to the ArcelorMittal Orbit, you can enjoy coffee and some light snacks at the Last Dop restaurant. 
  • Kitchen E20: Enjoy some quintessential British dishes at KItchen E20. With its open kitchen dining bar, Kitchen E20 promises you a hearty and delicious meal. 
  • The Pie Crust: If you are in the mood for some delicious Thai food, visit The Pie Crust restaurant. The restaurant serves delicious Thai cuisine and is a must-visit! 
  • Pasta Remoli Westfield Stratford: A local favorite, the Pasta Remoli restaurant is one of the most popular Italian restaurants located near the ArcelorMittal Orbit. 
  • Darkhorse Restaurant and Bar: Enjoy delicious cocktails, wines, and authentic Northern Italian cuisine at the Darkhorse Restaurant and Bar.  
Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park
  • Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park: The Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park was built exclusively for the 2012 London Olympics. The famous park is a beautiful oasis of greenery that is nestled in East London. 
  • Victoria Park: Stroll through Victoria Park, which is the oldest park in London and one of the most visited green spaces in London. 

Frequently asked questions about ArcelorMittal Orbit tickets

How much is a ticket for the ArcelorMittal Orbit?

ArcelorMittal Orbit tickets range from ₤5.50 to ₤16.50. The attraction has different ticket prices for children between 3 years and 16 years, visitors above 17 years, and adults.

How to book tickets for the ArcelorMittal Orbit?

You can purchase tickets for ArcelorMittal Orbit either online or at the attraction itself. Purchasing tickets online helps you save time and money on the day of your planned visit. 

Why should I book ArcelorMittal Orbit tickets online?
  • Cheaper rates: Online tickets are significantly cheaper than tickets that are purchased at the attraction. 
  • Convenient: It is very convenient and easy to book tickets online. Purchasing tickets online also gives you the freedom to choose the day and time that works best for you. 
  • Offers and discounts: When purchasing tickets online, you can choose from a range of ticket options and avail of exclusive discounts and offers. These benefits may not be available if you buy tickets at the attraction. 
  • Guaranteed entry: Purchasing online tickets guarantee entry to the attraction, irrespective of the time and season. 
What do ArcelorMittal Orbit tickets include?

ArcelorMittal Orbit tickets include access to the Orbit and the observation deck. If you purchase combo tickets, you can visit the Orbit, observation deck, and the tunnel slide.

Can I get skip-the-line tickets for ArcelorMittal Orbit?

Skip-the-line tickets are currently unavailable for the ArcelorMittal Orbit. However, you can choose from the ArcelorMittal Orbit Skyline View Tickets and the ArcelorMittal Orbit Skyline Views with the Slide tickets.

What is the cancellation policy for the ArcelorMittal Orbit tickets?

You cannot cancel or reschedule your ArcelorMittal Orbit tickets. 

How long does it take to explore the ArcelorMittal Orbit?

It will take you around one to two hours to fully explore the ArcelorMittal Orbit.