Fulham Palace

Tudor Courtyard, Fulham Palace
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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, Heritage site, Garden, parklands or rural site

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.
A couple swing dancing in a crowd

Blitzed at the Palace

  • 27 October 2017 6:20-10pm

A heady evening of vintage cocktails, swing dancing, live music and performance. Don your gladrags and prepare for the blackout as we blast our way back to the 1940s for this Museums at Night! Purveyors of artisan gin Sacred Spirits will be tickling tastebuds with vintage cocktail tastings, whilst Swing Patrol teach you to get those feet tapping and the spellbinding sounds of the Night and Day Collective beat a rhythm in the Great Hall.

Elsewhere in the Palace you can stock up on scrumptious rations and raise a toast in the bar, accessorise with authentic furs, hats and finery in our pop-up photo booth and prepare to run for cover as the sirens blare during our air raid experience.

Suitable for

  • 18+


£15.50, includes cocktail tasting



Fulham Palace
Bishop's Avenue
Greater London






020 7736 3233

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