Visitor Info

Opening Times & Maps

Welcome back! The Institut français reopens on 26 August!

The Cultural Centre

  • reopens on 26 August:
    • Doors open from 1pm;
    • Ciné Lumière: check screening times;
    • Library Click & Collect: Wed & Sat (1.30pm-6pm).
  • From 3 September:
    • Café Tangerine Pop Up Takeaway
      • Wed & Sat: 2pm-7pm;
      • Tue, Thu, Fri & Sun: 3pm -7pm.
  • From mid-September:
    • La Médiathèque (including Bibliothèque Quentin Blake).

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 andThu-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