Visitor Info

Opening Times & Maps

Welcome back to the Institut français!

The Cultural Centre

  • Reopens from 26 August:
    • Doors open from 1pm;
    • Ciné Lumière: check screening times;
    • Library Click & Collect: Wed, Thu & Sat (1.30pm-6pm).
  • From 3 September:
    • Café Tangerine
      • Tue – Sun: 3.30pm – 8pm
  • La Médiathèque and Bibliothèque Quentin Blake will re-open as soon as safely possible.
    The Language Centre

    • opens from 7 September for a certain number of classes;
    • also opens its doors for enquiry at limited times (Mon-Wed : 4pm-7pm and Thu-Sat : 10am-2pm).
    • Online courses available concurrently. Check here.

    For details on safety measures, click here

    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