Royal Courts of Justice

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Two of the highest civil courts in the land sit in these imposing neo-Gothic buildings: the High Court and the Appeals Court, justice at its most bewigged and ermine-robed. Visitors are welcome to observe the process of law in any of the 88 courtrooms, but very little happens in August and September. There are also two-hour tours on the first and third Tuesday of the month (11am or 2pm; pre-book on 020 7947 7684 or Cameras and children under 14 are not allowed on the premises.

For Open House London 2014 the Royal Courts of Justice will be open on Saturday September 20, 10am-4pm.

Venue name: Royal Courts of Justice
Address: Strand
Opening hours: 9am-4.30pm Mon-Fri
Transport: Tube: Temple
Price: £10 tours

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