Visitor Info


Christmas closure

The Institut français is closed from Thu 18 Dec evening to Fri 2 Jan 5pm
(The Médiathèque reopens on Tue 6 Jan at noon)
The Language Centre is closed from Sat 20 Dec 4pm to Mon 5 Jan morning

Opening Times & Maps


How to Find Us

Tube: South Kensington Station: Circle, District & Piccadilly lines
Bus: 14, 414, 49, 70, 74, 345, 360, C1
TfL Journey Planner


Disabled Access

Improvements to the accessibility of the Institut français’ 17 Queensberry Place site are ongoing. Access to the ground floor foyer/reception/bistrot is by ramp; the library and cinema on the first floor can now be accessed by lift.
Ciné lumière has two wheelchair positions and a dedicated disabled toilet. We are also equipped with audio induction loop systems (hearing loops) for the hard of hearing.
Call our box office to discuss your needs: 020 7871 3515