Riverside Building, County Hall
Westminster Bridge Road
United Kingdom

coordinates: 51.5033455,-0.1198840
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Building names(s): London Eye / Millennium Wheel
Architect/Designer: Marks Barfield Architects
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Completion date: 2000

height: 135 metres (443 ft)

website: www.londoneye.com

getting there:

TUBE: Waterloo, Embankment, Charing Cross and Westminster.
Waterloo is the closest tube station to the London Eye. Waterloo is about five minutes walking distance. Exit the station following signs for the South Bank.
Embankment and Charing Cross stations are close together on the north side of the River Thames. Both tube stations are a ten-fifteen minute walk to reach the London Eye. From the station, cross over Hungerford Bridge.
Westminster tube station is the closest station to Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament. From Westminster tube station, take exit one and follow signs for Westminster pier.

BUS: 211, 77 and 381. The London Eye is on most London sightseeing bus tours and on the RV1 route that connects the London Eye to the Tate Modern and Covent Garden.

Opening hours:

Winter: from October to April

daily 10.00am – 8.00pm
Summer: from May to September

May- June        daily 10.00am – 9.00pm
July – August   daily 10.00am – 9.30pm
September       daily 10.00am – 9.00pm

Exceptions to the opening hours

Christmas Eve    10.00am – 5.30pm
Christmas Day    closed
New Years Eve   10.00am – 3.00pm

Cost: (TIP: get a 10% discount if you pre-book online)

Adult (16 plus) £17.00
Child (4-15 years) £8.50
Child under 4** FREE
Senior (60 plus)* £14.00
Disabled** £14.00