Visitor Info

Summer Closure

  • The Institut français (Ciné Lumière I & II) will be closed from Friday 26 July evening to Friday 23 August at 9am
  • La Médiathèque (including Bibliothèque Quentin Blake) will be closed from Friday 26 July evening to Tuesday 27 August at 1pm
  • The Language Centre (13 Cromwell Place) will be closed from Saturday 24 August at 4.30pm to Monday 2 September at 9am

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

Please note that there is step-free access to the ground floor (foyer/reception) and the first floor (library, salons and Ciné Lumière). No step-free access to Ciné Lumière II on the lower ground floor.

Ciné Lumière II is equipped with a wireless audio system that delivers both Hearing Impaired (HI), and Visually Impaired Narration (VI) on compatible films.

Call our box office to discuss your needs: 020 7871 3515