Thu 5th Apr - Sun 8th Apr

Enter a dazzling maze of winding paths and soaring domes.

From the Guggenheim in Spain to the Sydney Opera House in Australia, the monumental and interactive walk-in sculptures of Architects of Air and designer Alan Parkinson have astounded audiences across the globe.

Now, as part of our 10th Birthday celebrations we’re delighted to share this unique sensory experience with Lincoln.

A monument to the beauty of light and colour the luminarium is a feast for the senses. Visitors are transported to another world of cavernous domes, tunnels and pods, covering half the size of a football pitch and creating a sense of wonder and enchantment for all ages.

Visitors are invited wander, to lie down, to sit down and enjoy the ambience and the space. Many people find it a transformative experience, with visitors describing it as like walking through a stained glass window or being in a live painting or even like being inside a spaceship.**


The luminarium is accessible to wheelchair users and anyone with mobility issues.

Tickets can be bought on the day (expect queues at busy times).

A limited number of advanced tickets are available, which we recommend to avoid queues, however, the last two sessions at 6.30pm & 7pm cannot be booked in advance.

The luminarium open at 1pm, with the first pre-booked session at 1.30pm. Time in the Luminarium is limited to around 20 minutes at busy periods, but longer if no queue.

Suitable for all but please note that under 16s should be accompanied by an adult (maximum 4 children per adult).

Child Free Sessions

There will be a child-free session available to those over the age of 16 on Thursday 5 and Friday 6 April 5.30pm – 7pm, ideal for those wanting to experience the Luminarium on the way home from work. You can book these by clicking here.

Start Time: 1pm – 7pm
Tickets: £4 Entry (Babes-in-arms to 18 months are free and do not require a ticket to enter the Luminarium)
Location: The Rotunda, Brayford Pool Harbour.

**Please note, the luminarium was initially advertised as the Pentalum structure but due to international shipping issues this has now changed to the equally stunning Miracoco.

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