Visitor Info

Opening Times & Maps

The Cultural Centre

  • From 5 November: In line with the latest Government decisions, the activities of the Institut français (Ciné Lumière, Click & Collect of the Library, Café Tangerine) are suspended onsite until 2 December, but carry on online with innovative and creative programmes.

The Language Centre

  • From 5 November: French courses continue, mainly online, so students can keep learning with their teachers.
  • Onsite reception hours:
    Tuesday & Thursday: 10.30am-12pm / 5pm-6.30pm

  • Telephone hours:
    Monday to Thursday: 9.30am to 8.30pm
    Friday & Saturday: 9.30am to 4pm
    Telephone number: 020 7871 3535 – option 1

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