Opening times and how to get to the Royal Institution building in Mayfair, London.
The Royal Instituiton of Great Britain
21 Albemarle Steet
London W1S 4BS
+44 (0) 20 7409 2992
Monday to Friday 9.00am – 6.00pm (excluding public holidays)
Please note there may be limited access to the building if private events are taking place. Please call ahead (020 7409 2992) of your visit to avoid disappointment.
The Bar + Kitchen is now closed, Café open until 5pm every day.
Museum opening hours
Monday to Friday 9.00am – 6.00pm
Monday to Friday 8.00am – 5.00pm
The Royal Institution of Great Britain
21 Albemarle Street
+44 (0)20 7409 2992
+44 (0)20 7629 3569
The closest tube station to the Royal Institution is Green Park on the Jubilee, Victoria and Piccadilly lines. The Royal Institution is a five minute walk from the station. Also within a ten minute walking distance is Piccadilly Circus tube station, on the Piccadilly and Bakerloo lines, or Oxford Circus tube station on the Victoria, Central and Bakerloo lines.
There are numerous bus stops along Piccadilly which runs along the entrance to Albemarle Street.
Bus numbers: 9, 14, 19, 22 and 38
There is parking for bicycles located around the corner from the Ri, on Bond Street.
Travelling to the Ri by car is inadvisable as there is only limited and expensive parking available nearby. Please note that the Ri is located within the Congestion Charging zone.