Monday to Saturday: 10:00–20:00
Sundays & Bank Holidays: 12:00–18:00
On Thursday 2 June and Friday 3 June, Japan House London is open 10:00-18:00
Call +44 20 3972 7100
Email [email protected]
101-111 Kensington High Street, London, W8 5SA
(Office hours are 9:00–18:00, Monday to Friday; closed on public holidays.)
Welcome to Japan House London
Japan House London is located on the corner of Kensington High Street and Derry Street, within a two-minute walk 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.
Explore Exhibitions and Events
Advance booking is recommended to visit exhibitions in our Gallery. Explore all free displays and events on our What’s On page.
Visit AKIRA Restaurant
The restaurant is open Tuesday to Saturday for lunch, afternoon tea and dinner. Making a reservation in advance is recommended. Book a table on the AKIRA Restaurant page.
Please note that the cloakroom is currently closed for general visitors. It remains open for attendees of events.
Japan House London works very closely with the Metropolitan police and our security and visitor experience staff are trained to ensure guests have a safe, secure, and enjoyable experience. If you see anything suspicious, please let one of them know.
No sharp objects are permitted at any time (including knives and pen knives).
Please note that we are unable to allow over-sized luggage into the Gallery. Your cooperation in these matters is greatly appreciated.
Japan House London is a COVID-secure venue and our staff continue to wear face coverings. Although guests are no longer required by UK Government regulations to wear a mask, we encourage them to do so for the consideration of others. Please visit our COVID-19 webpage for more information on our continuing measures we have implemented to ensure your safety.