The Slide at the ArcelorMittal Orbit

In a nutshell

Experience a go down the tallest and longest tunnel slide in the world, in Queen Elizabeth’s Olympic park. Suitable for adults and children 8+.

Taking place at

ArcelorMittal Orbit, 3 Thornton Street, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, Stratford, London, E20 2AD

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The Slide at the ArcelorMittal Orbit details...

Open 17 Jul - 30 Nov

This experience is named as Time Out London’s number 1 thing to do in 2016. Don’t miss out!

Visitors descend the world’s longest tunnel slide, measuring 178m.  You will pass through light and dark sections with London’s dramatic skyscape whizzing by!

In this 40-second trip, visitors will circle around the ArcelorMittal Orbit 12 times as they weave their way through the famous loops and curves of the iconic structure, including a tight corkscrew section names the ‘bettfeder’ – and end with a 50m straight run back down to earth!

Slide Fact:

The Slide was created by German artist Carsten Höller at the invitation of Sir Anish Kapoor, designer of the ArcelorMittal Orbit. It is a unique collaboration between two of the world’s leading artists and a major art installation for London. It is fast becoming London’s most exciting playground.


Note: open all year. Check the Opening Times page for more information.

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