Japan House Gallery and The Shop

Monday to Saturday 10:00–20:00
Thursdays and Saturdays late opening hours 10:00–21:00 until Christmas
Sundays & Bank Holidays:

*On Tuesday 18 December the Library will be closed all day due to an event.

*Opening hours may vary depending on events, so please check our website on the day of your visit.

Japan House Holiday Opening Hours:

Monday 24 December 10:00–18:00
Tuesday 25 December Closed
Wednesday 26 December Closed
Monday 31 December 10:00–18:00
Tuesday 1 January Closed

Please visit the Restaurant: AKIRA page for the restaurant opening hours.
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Japan House London is located on the corner of Kensington High Street and Derry Street, within a short walking distance to High Street Kensington Station – so whether you’re London-based, or heading into the capital to visit Japan House London, there are many efficient travel options.

Our address is 101-111 Kensington High Street, London W8 5SA

General enquiries +44 20 3972 7100
Office hours are 9:00–18:00, Monday – Friday

*Opening hours may vary depending on events. The Gallery opening times apply only for the duration of exhibitions. Please check What's On for events and exhibition dates.

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District and Circle lines to High Street Kensington (1 minute walk), Circle, District and Piccadilly lines to Gloucester Road (18 minute walk), and Central, Circle and District lines to Notting Hill Gate (13 minute walk). There is also the option to take the overground network to Kensington Olympia (24 minute walk).

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The following bus routes stop near Japan House London: C1, 9, N9, 10, 27, 28, N28, N31, 49, 52, 70, 74, N74, 94, N97, 148, N207, 328, 452.

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There are cycle parking racks available in the borough and there are many Santander bike-docking stations close by.

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Japan House London does not have a car park, for more information on parking, please visit