The public can visit the RCP to see our museum, medicinal garden and Grade I listed architecture – entry is free.

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Opening hours

  • Monday–Friday, 9am–5pm (excluding bank holidays and other closures).


Royal College of Physicians, 11 St Andrews Place, Regent's Park, London NW1 4LE

We are closed on:

  • 18 December 2015
  • 25 and 28 December 2015
  • 13 January 2016
  • 22 March 2016
  • 17 May 2016
  • 15 June 2016
  • 6 July 2016
  • 19 July 2016
  • 26 July 2016
  • 14 September 2016
  • 20–21 September 2016
  • 11 October 2016
  • 23 December 2016

Building accessibility

The RCP strives to make its Grade I listing building as accessible as possible. If you have any questions, or would like to arrange a visit or discuss your special requirements, please contact the RCP switchboard on: +44 (0)20 7935 1174.

Guided tours

Contact us to book a tour of the Royal College of Physicians for your group of six or more. Tours can be tailored to your special interest in history, medicine, art and architecture. They last for 45–60 minutes and cost £6 per person (refreshments extra). Student groups are usually free.

Free museum ‘drop-in’ tours

At 1.30pm on the first Wednesday of every month, we offer a free 30-minute guided tour – just let reception know you’re here for this tour when you arrive. Booking is not necessary, but you can reserve your place by emailing:

Discover Medical London

Our specialist guided tour partners Discover Medical London offer themed walks of London’s fascinating medical streets and landmarks, including a visit to the Royal College of Physicians. Book a tour for your group by visiting the Discover Medical London website.​

  • Weekly drop-in walks run from May - October each year. 2016 dates coming soon.

Garden tours

The RCP offers tours of the medicinal garden led by the garden fellows, Dr Henry Oakeley, Prof Michael de Swiet, Prof Anthony Dayan and Prof John Newton.

When: From March to November, on the first Wednesday of every month at 2pm.
To book: call +44 (0)20 3075 1200.
For group tours: call +44 (0)20 7034 4901 or email

How to get here

By underground

  • Regent's Park Station on the Bakerloo line (3 minutes' walk).
  • Great Portland Street Station on the Circle, Metropolitan and City lines (5 minutes' walk).
  • Warren Street Station on the Victoria and Northern lines (10 minutes' walk).
  • King's Cross Station (5 minutes by taxi) – step-free access.

By train

  • Euston Station (15 minutes' walk) – step-free access (but not to underground).
  • King's Cross Station (5 minutes by taxi) – step-free access.
  • St Pancras Station – Eurostar terminal (5 minutes by taxi) – step-free access.
  • Marylebone Station (5 minutes by taxi).

By road

  • From the north: A4201 Albany Street from A41 North, the M1, A1, M40 and M25.
  • From the east: A501 Euston Road from A13 East, the M25, the M20 and the M2.
  • From the west: A501 Marylebone Road from A40 Westway, the M4 Heathrow and the M25.
  • From the south: A4201 Portland Place from Westminster and the A23, M25 and M23 Gatwick.

Car parking

  • The RCP has free car parking for disabled visitors, limited parking for event organisers and is outside the congestion charge zone.
  • There are public car parks located on A4201 Portland Place, Devonshire Street, Munster Square, and Cardington Street within walking distance. Please see the map.

Cycle stands

  • The RCP has cycle stands for guests – please ask at reception.

By air

  • Heathrow: Express train from Heathrow Airport (15 minutes to Paddington Station, then 3 stops on the underground to Great Portland Street Station).
  • Gatwick: Express train from Gatwick Airport (30 minutes to Victoria Station, then 3 stops on the underground to Warren Street Station).
  • Stansted: Express train from Stansted Airport (45 minutes to Liverpool Street, then 5 stops on the underground to Great Portland Street Station).