Crystal Palace Park, Thicket Rd, London

Crystal Palace Park, Thicket Rd, London SE20

Crystal Palace Park is a 200 acre Grade II* park on the Heritage At Risk Register. Created 1853 to 1855 as grounds to the Crystal Palace, the park and Palace were designed, inspired by Versailles, by Sir Joseph Paxton as a national centre for the education and enjoyment of people. Some of the attractions available include: the Crystal Palace Bowl, Crystal Palace Subway, Crystal Palace National Sports Centre, Crystal Palace Maze, Brown and Green Life Cafe, Crystal Palace Dinosaurs, Crystal Palace Museum, The terraces and the sphinxes and many more.

Opening Arrangements

The park opens at 7:30am Monday to Friday, and 9:00am on weekends and bank holidays. The park closes at: 5:00pm in January, 6:00pm in February,6:30pm in March, 8:30pm in April, 9:30pm from May to July, 9:00pm in August, 8:00pm in September, 7:00pm in October,5:00pm in November, 4:00pm in December.

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