Royal Albert Hall - George Michael
The Royal Albert Hall was built to fulfil the vision of Prince Albert (Queen Victoria's consort) of a 'Central Hall' that would be used to promote understanding and appreciation of the Arts and Sciences and would stand at the heart of the South Kensington estate, surrounded by museums and places of learning.
Getting to the Royal Albert Hall
South Kensington (District, Circle and Piccadilly Lines) and High Street Kensington (District and Circle Lines) are the closest Underground stations to the Hall. Walking to the Hall takes approximately 10 minutes from both stations.
52 Victoria to Willesden stopping on Kensington Gore outside the Hall
9 Aldwych to Hammersmith, stopping on Kensington Gore outside the Hall
10 Archway to Hammersmith, stopping on Kensington Gore outside the Hall
70 Acton to South Kensington, stopping on Queen's Gate, 2 minutes walk from the Hall
360 Elephant & Castle to the Hall, stopping on Prince Consort Road, 1 minute walk from the Hall.
London Victoria is the nearest National Rail train station.
Black cabs can usually be hailed from Kensington Gore, outside the front of the building.