Fulham Palace

Fulham Palace
Bishop's Avenue
Greater London






020 7736 3233

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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, Gallery, Historic house or home, Archaeological site, Garden, parklands or rural site

Opening hours

Museum, as of 28th April 2014:
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.
Red squirrel

Small Mammals Surveying Workshop

  • 26 August 2014 6-8pm

Working across Fulham Palace and Bishop’s Park, you will learn how to live-trap small mammals using Longworth traps and take part in the Mammal Society’s Mini Mammal Monitoring programme.

Suitable for

  • 18+
  • 14-15
  • 16-17



Big eared townsend bat

Bat Talk and Walk

  • 3 September 2014 6:45-9pm

The talk will be followed by a guided walk round Fulham Palace and Bishop’s Park to learn more about these amazing creatures.

Suitable for

  • Any age



photograph of archaeological dig

Archaeology Half-Term Workshop

  • 28 October 2014 10:30am-3:30pm

The site of Fulham Palace has been inhabited for over 5000 years! During this workshop for 8-12 year olds, learn about the work of archaeologists and the history of Vikings at Fulham Palace. Activities include examining archaeological finds, handling artefacts, trying on costume, role play activities and crafts.

Suitable for

  • 7-10
  • 11-13


£15/£5 bursary places available, booking essential.