Tourist Information

When the House is Open to the Public

Spencer House, London's most magnificent private palace, is open to the public for viewing every Sunday (except during January and August) from 10.30 a.m. - 5.45 p.m*. Access is by guided tour, which lasts approximately 1 hour. Tours begin at regular intervals and the last admission is at 4.45 p.m. The maximum number of visitors on each tour is 20.

* For your information these times may be subject to change. We suggest that you telephone the information line, 020 7499 8620, for updated changes.

Where to find Spencer House

Spencer House is situated at 27 St James's Place, London SW1A 1NR, overlooking Green Park.

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Access to the House

The House is only a few minutes away from Green Park underground station, or a 10-minute bus ride from Victoria station. There are no parking facilities for coaches or cars although there are many NCP car parks nearby.


Timed tickets may be purchased in person from 10.30 a.m. on the day. Tickets for individuals are available on a first-come-first-served basis and cannot be booked in advance.

Adults: £12.00
Concessions *: £10.00

*Students (with cards), Members of the V&A (with cards), Friends of the Royal Academy (with cards), Tate Members (with cards), senior citizens (only on production of relevant identification), children under 16.

All children must be accompanied by an adult, no children under 10 admitted.

Pre-Booking for Groups

For groups of up to 20 requiring pre-booked guided tours, please apply in writing to:

The Tours Administrator,
Spencer House,
27 St James's Place,

Email: or please telephone 020 7514 1958, Monday-Friday, during office hours only.