Japan House London Ground Floor Opening Hours:
Monday to Thursday: 11:00 to 18:00
Friday & Saturday: 11:00 to 19:00
Sunday & Bank Holidays: 12:00 to 18:00



General enquiries +44 20 3972 7100


(Office hours are 9:00-18:00, Monday - Friday; closed on public holidays)


Please visit the AKIRA restaurant page for the restaurant opening hours.

5. Exterior of Japan House London Image by Lee Mawdsley highres 1288x700

Visiting Japan House London

Japan House is now open. Learn about our opening times, safety measures and how to book your free visit by clicking the button below.

Book your visit

Tickets for our 'Architecture for Dogs' exhibition can be booked via the 'Architecture for Dogs' event page.

Tickets for our Library can be booked via The Library page.


Japan House London is located on the corner of Kensington High Street and Derry Street, within a two-minute walking distance from High Street Kensington Station (see map) - 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

Before planning your visit to Japan House London, please check the latest Government guidelines on using public transport.

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The Transport for London website shows the city's cycle highways and can help you plan your journey to Japan House London safely. Numerous cycle stands are available along Kensington High Street for parking your bike.

Alternatively there are four Santander Cycle Hire docking stations along Kensington High Street, and nine more within a ten-minute walk radius from Japan House London. Check the Santander website for more details.

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Drivers can park within a five-minute walk from Japan House London at the Kensington High Street Car Park – Saba Parking on Hornton Street, W8 7NX. Other local parking options can be found on JustPark.

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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.