Opening times and how to get to the Royal Institution building in Mayfair, London.
Monday to Friday 9.00am – 5.00pm (excluding public holidays)
There may be limited access to the building if private events are taking place. Please call ahead (+44 (0)20 7409 2992) of your visit to avoid disappointment.
The lower ground will be closed to visitors on Monday 24 January due to a private function, the rest of the building remains open.
Monday to Friday 9.00am – 5.00pm
The Royal Institution of Great Britain
21 Albemarle Street
+44 (0) 20 7409 2992
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.
Please note that in line with Government guidance, it is a requirement to wear a face covering at all times when inside the Ri building, unless exempt. This includes the theatre.
We are also strongly encouraging everyone who visits the Ri to please:
Please do not attend an event if you are feeling unwell or are displaying any symptoms of Covid-19.
Thank you for being respectful of individual choices and for being considerate of everyone’s comfort and safety.