Getting to Us
The Leighton House team looks
forward to welcoming you
to our museum where you will have the opportunity to learn about
the artist, Frederic Leighton, and explore the historic house where
he lived and painted his most famous works.
Getting to the Museum, Transport
By Coach / Minibus:
Holland Park Road is a residential road with limited metered
parking. There is no designated car parking for the museum.
Coaches may drop school groups off outside the museum but cannot
park. The nearest coach parks are:
- Warwick Road (Warwick Road W14 8PB) under Tesco. North of
Cromwell Road. Contact Euro Carparks 020 7563 3000
- Bayswater Road (Bayswater Road W2 4RT) Opposite St. Petersburgh
Place and Ramada Jarvis Hotel. Contact Euro Carparks 020 7563
Bus Numbers 9, 10, 27, 28, 49, 328 all stop on Kensington High
Street/ Earls Court Road
High Street Kensington (10 minutes walk)
Kensington Olympia (5 minutes walk)
Earls Court (15 minutes walk)
Plan your journey with Transport for London
Arrival at the Museum and
The entrance to the museum is through the metal gates and up the
small flight of steps into the historic house Reception area.
(Please ignore the building on the right hand side – these are the
Please inform the Front Desk of your arrival. You will be
greeted by a member of the learning team who will show you where to
put coats and bags in the basement area.
Please be aware that there is no step-free access to any part of
the house. There are two flights of internal stairs in the historic
house (excluding the basement stairs) and the lower part of the
staircase does not have a handrail.
This can be supplied on request
There are only two toilets located in the historic house
The male toilet is located halfway up the main staircase with
the female toilet on the ground floor. Children using the toilet
facilities must be accompanied by a teacher.
There is a small room in the basement that can be booked in
advance for students to have their lunch. This is subject to
availability. The large garden can be used for lunches on dry and
Eating and drinking are not permitted in the historic rooms.
If a Fire Alarm sounds during your visit, museum staff will
guide you to the nearest exit. Please leave bags and other items
and follow staff instructions.
Photography is generally not permitted in the museum, but
teachers are welcome to take photographs of their class for their
During your visit, please be aware that there will be members of
the general public looking round the museum at the same time as
Ground Floor: Lobby, Entrance Hall, Library,
Staircase Hall, Narcissus Hall, Arab Hall, Dining Room, Drawing
First Floor: The Studio, The Studio Extension,
The Winter Studio, The Silk Room (Antechamber), the Silk Room,