Fulham Palace

Fulham Place
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Fulham Palace is a truly remarkable place. For centuries, this Grade I Listed building, situated in extensive grounds by the River Thames, was a country residence of the Bishops of London. The last bishop to live at Fulham Palace moved out in 1973, and today, Fulham Palace is managed by the Fulham Palace Trust. Fulham Palace has a wealth of things to see and do, from exploring the Museum that charts the Palace’s eventful history to having lunch in the Drawing Room Café that looks out onto the beautiful gardens, including the recently restored 18th century Walled Garden. Admission to the Palace and its gardens is free of charge (except for special tours and events).

Venue Type:

Museum, Historic house or home

Opening hours

Museum and Historic Rooms:
Sunday 12pm to 5pm
Monday to Thursday 12.30pm to 4.30pm

Sunday 12pm to 4pm
Monday to Thursday 12.30pm to 3.30pm

Botanical gardens:
Daily from dawn until dusk.

Walled Garden:
Daily 10.15 to 16.15

The Drawing Room Café:
Daily Summer 9.00 to 17.00
Winter 10.00 to 16.00

Admission charges

Adults and Children: Free

Includes paintings, textiles, books and artefacts illuminating daily life of the Bishops of London, their families and local workers, in and around Fulham Palace over the centuries. Strong social history collection reflects local culture, trades and everyday life. Roman and Neolithic finds from the site.

Collection details

Social History, Personalities, Fine Art, Decorative and Applied Art, Costume and Textiles, Archives, Archaeology

Events details are listed below. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all. For events that don't have a specific date see the 'Resources' tab above.

Takeover Day

  • 23 November 2015

We will be running a takeover day at Fulham Palace with local schools and young people on 20th November. Pupils will be given specific front of house tasks and be in charge of marketing / twitter feed for the day. We also hope that this will be the first activity overseen by our Youth Panel but this is to be confirmed. We will also be working with London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham on their Children's Commissioner Takeover Day on 20th Nov, providing a group from their project with a challenge again related to marketing and our twitter feed.

Suitable for

  • Family friendly

Fulham Palace
Bishop's Avenue
Greater London






020 7736 3233

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