Opening hours:

Monday to Saturday: 10:00–20:00

Sundays & Bank Holidays: 12:00–18:00

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


Contact details:

Call +44 20 3972 7100

101-111 Kensington High Street, London, W8 5SA



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

A free timed ticket is required to visit exhibitions in our Gallery and advance booking is recommended. Book your ticket to see the current exhibition Tokyo 1964: Designing Tomorrow, on until 7 November 2021. Explore more 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.

Getting here

08 bike Bike

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.

09 car Car

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.

10 tube Tube

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).

11 bus Bus

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.