25 best immersive experiences in London

Stimulate your senses with these incredible immersive experiences in London.
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Transport yourself into another reality at Immersive Gamebox © Idea Farm. Image courtesy of Idea Farm.

From immersive theatre and dining to art shows and experiences battling aliens, discover a world reimagined with these unique immersive experiences in London.

Discover the vast amount of family-friendly multisensory experiences London has to offer. Jump into a life-sized Monopoly board game, devour a magical spellbinding afternoon tea or step into world-famous art pieces in an immersive gallery.

Check out more popular interactive experiences in London for adults, including theatrical immersive experiences living life as an outlaw in London’s Wild West or donning an orange jumpsuit for a day in prison, tasting cocktails created by serving inmates.

There’s an immersive experience to suit everyone!

Immersive experiences for friends and families

1. Shrek's Adventure! London

Laugh out loud as you join Shrek’s exhilarating adventure and prepare for surprises as you walk through Shrek’s Adventure! London. Expect the unexpected and enjoy interaction with a cast of characters as you and the kids become part of the story in this immersive attraction.

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2. The London Dungeon

A scared man sitting in a chair while another man in medieval costume tortures him

Face your fears as you enter the spine-chilling torture chamber at The London Dungeon and be terrified by thrilling rides and shady characters from London’s past. 

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3. The London Bridge Experience

Be spooked by Jack the Ripper as you travel back in time and discover London Bridge’s gruesome history from Roman to modern times at The London Bridge Experience.

Book The London Bridge Experience tickets now

4. Monopoly Lifesized

a woman throwing a large dice in front of a group of children and adults.

Jump into the life-sized Monopoly board for an immersive gaming experience. Race against the clock and your pals to buy up all the expensive property with your hard-earned Monopoly money. Challenge yourselves to make the right move and stay out of jail!

Book Monopoly Lifesized tickets now

5. The Paddington Bear Experience

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Step into the wonderful world of Paddington Bear at the epic The Paddington Bear Experience. Featuring multiple themed rooms, familiar faces from the popular books and lots of interactive surprises along the way. Prepare for a very special day with Paddington Bear and the Brown family for the Marmalade Day Festival! Open May 2024

Book The Paddington Bear Experience tickets now

Immersive magical experiences

6. Immersive potion making class at The Cauldron

The potion master demonstrate cocktail making with fire surrounding his hands in front of two women very impressed by the trick.

Take a seat around your cauldron, as your concoction from various ingredients bubbles away. The potion master guides you through each of the two molecular cocktail recipes combining science and smoke... just watch out for explosions! This masterclass for wizard apprentices transports you to a magical world for 45 minutes.

Book tickets for your potion class at The Cauldron now

7. Afternoon Tea at Wands and Wizard Exploratorium

A man touches the afternoon tea stand in form of an pink illuminated tree where are disposed a variety of cakes and a selection of molecular drinks.

Join a world where magical spells and potions are the norm at Wands & Wizard Exploratorium and delight in a spellbinding afternoon tea. Between potion brewing and transfiguration, savour a selection of delicious scones, freshly made sandwiches and extraordinary desserts. 

Book your afternoon tea now at Wands and Wizard Exploratorium.

8. The Magic Wand Experience

Explore the world of magic and bring your chosen magical wand to life through spell-casting and advanced wizardry. The master Wandmaker guides you through the history of magical society, help you to select your unique wand and prepare you for some advanced magic!

Book tickets for your magical wand class at Wands & Wizard Exploratorium now

Immersive theatre

9. Tomb Raider: The Live Experience

Bring out your inner Lara Croft as you take on epic challenges in an action-packed adventure at Tomb Raider: The Live Experience,at Camden Market. Become immersed in the expedition as you climb, run and zip-line your way through unique locations such as the snowy climes of Finland and the Costa Rican jungle.

Book tickets for Tomb Raider: The Live Experience now*

10. ABBA Voyage at the ABBA Arena

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Experience the worldwide music sensation ABBA brought back to life with jaw-dropping classics performed through special effects and projections. Get your friends and family together for an unforgettable night with ABBA Voyage at the ABBA Arena and say Thank You For The Music!

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Immersive exhibitions

11. Twist Museum

Two people sitting next to a colourful light installation in a dark room, at Twist Museum in Oxford Street.

Immerse yourself into the world of interactive and multi-sensory experiences at Twist Museum. Prepare to discover how your brain interprets reality by exploring more than 60 exhibits and interactive illusions, designed to test your perception on colour, perspective, sound and more.

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12. Frameless

A man stands in one of the galleries at Frameless and observes the painting The Garden of Earthly Delights projected on two walls.

Surround yourself with world-famous art masterpieces at Frameless, an immersive gallery with motion sensors and virtual technology that brings works of art to life as you navigate the rooms. Every brushstroke and splash of colour comes alive as you step into the room and move across the floor.

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13. Disney100: The Exhibition

Inside the exhibition of Disney 100, picturing Olaf from Frozen and surrounding written and interactive material.

Celebrate 100 years of magic with Disney100: The Exhibition at the ExCeL London. Explore ten themed galleries packed full of moving stories, original costumes and exciting interactive installations, as you embark on a nostalgic journey of The Walt Disney Company.

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14. Direct from Graceland: Elvis

Mannequins dressed in suits previously worn by Elvis Presley, positioned on a platform behind protective glass

Calling all King of Rock n' Roll fans! Discover the influential life of Elvis Presley and discover more than 400 personal artefacts at the Direct from Graceland: Elvis exhibition. Journey through carefully curated interactive displays and memorabilia such as the iconic Gold Lamé Suit worn by Elvis in the 1960s and his beloved Ferrari Dino GT4.

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Best multisensory experiences in London


Two people playing in a ball pit full of multi-coloured balls at SENSAS

Put your instincts and senses to the test, as you take on exciting challenges in complete darkness at SENSAS, a unique multi-sensory immersive experience in Vauxhall. Dive into the colourful ball pit or ride the tube upside down in the Anti-Gravity room - all for a good cause, as SENSAS supports local charity Disability Snowsport UK that helps people with disabilities.

Book your SENSAS tickets now*

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Immersive gaming

16. Zero Latency Virtual Reality Experience*

Get together with your friends at MeetSpace VR and delve into the world of VR gaming. Discover a wide variety of games including the likes of Zombie Survival, Singularity, Undead Arena and many more. Lose yourself in this truly immersive virtual reality gaming experience.

Book tickets for Zero Latency now*

17. O2 iFLY Indoor Skydiving and Virtual Reality Flight*

Discover the great sensations of indoor skydiving with the O2 iFLY Indoor Skydiving and experience the thrill of free falling without the safety of a parachute. Guided by experienced instructors, discover and control airspeed before taking the high flight through the air tunnels. High definition cameras will capture the whole expereince, a great memory to look back on!

Book tickets for O2 iFLY Indoor Skydiving now*

18. Immersive Gamebox

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Get active and escape from reality inside an interactive video game, with Immersive Gamebox. Bond with your besties as you go on a digital adventure and become immersed in high-energy games and challenges within luminous LightBoxes.

Immersive dining and drinking

19. Mamma Mia! The Party

Poster of the show Mamma Mia! The Party is showing the main characters dancing and playing music.

Dancing queens get ready for a night to remember! Be transported to an exotic Greek Island and prepare for a feast of Mediterranean food at Mamma Mia! The Party an immersive restaurant experience. Feel the beat of the tambourine as you dance and sing along to ABBA’s greatest hits at The O2.  

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20. Faulty Towers The Dining Experience

Feast on a three-course meal served by Faulty Towers' Basil, Sybil or Manuel and wonder what could possibly go wrong… From hilarious antics to classic chaotic scenes, comedy fans will laugh out loud at this immersive dining experience, bringing to life one of the nation's best-loved sitcoms.

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21. Alcotraz Immersive Prison Cocktail Experience

three people wearing orange prison jumpsuits, sat down in a cell, smiling and holding their cocktails up in the air

Experience a day in the life of a prison inmate at the Alcotraz Immersive Prison Cocktail Experience. Don your orange prison jumpsuit and pose for a mugshot while your stealth skills are put to the test in this theatrical immersive experience. Successfully smuggle a bottle of your favourite liquor into the cells and you will be able to enjoy bespoke cocktails crafted by the serving inmates.

Book tickets for Alcotraz Immersive Prison Cocktail Experience now

22. Moonshine Saloon Immersive Cocktail Experience

Two guests sat opposite eachother at a table, dressed in Western-themed clothes and enjoying cocktails. A man is sat in the middle, also wearing Western attire, interacting with the couple as part of the immersive experience

Discover what it is like to live as an outlaw in the London Wild West with this immersive theatre experience at the Moonshine Saloon. Travel back to 1904 in the little town of Cold Water and try to avoid the attention of the Sheriff, while infiltrating a secret and illicit smuggling trade. Test your luck at mind games to earn your cocktails before the whole operation goes down!

Book your tickets for the Moonshine Saloon Immersive Cocktail Experience now

23. Overnight Murder Mystery Break for Two with Dinner*

Put your detective skills to the test and head in the direction of West London for the night. A three-course meal will be served and as guests are enjoying their dinner, they might lose their appetite as the murder motives and the various plot twists come to light. Hopefully these deadly confessions won't keep you up all night!

Book your tickets now for the Overnight Murder Mystery Break for Two with Dinner*

24. Supperclub Tube

Put the fun back into commuting and travel back to 1967 on Supperclub Tube for a unique dining experience on a decommissioned and refurbished Victoria line Tube train. No need to worry about rush hour, as you’re guaranteed a seat for a Latin-American inspired six-course tasting menu.

Free immersive experiences in London

25. Outernet London

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Discover free immersive experiences and light shows at Outernet everyday from 10am to late. See breathtaking digital art and entertainment come to life on interactive wrap-around LED screens with shows changing regularly. Previous free immersive experiences include the Butterfly Trail, a magical mixed reality experience bursting with sound and colour.

Where: Tottenham Court Road (Charing Cross Rd, WC2H 8LH)

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