Measures in place to allow visitors to explore the historic building safely
Contactless payment preferred in the museum shop
The newly reopened museum and historic rooms promises to have a one-way system, enhanced cleaning regime and special new technology which will allow visitors to explore the Palace safely, in lines with government Covid-19 guidelines.
Visitors are required to pre-book free time slots to visit the Palace.
The museum and shop will be open from 12.00 – 4pm on Thursdays to Sundays. The shop has moved to Bishop Porteus's library and will be at the end of the museum visit, but also accessible for those who are just visiting the café. Contactless payment is
The Palace café interior will also reopen, on Tuesday 22 September, with a range of hot and cold drinks, cakes and refreshments to enjoy in the historic surroundings of the drawing room. Whilst visitors are not required to
wear a mask in the café, they must do so in the museum and shop unless they are exempt.
Although some of museum’s hands-on activities are currently out of action, Fulham Palace has developed a range of new interactive exhibits such as iBeacons which work off visitors’ own smartphones and will give them
the history of the room they are standing in. Styluses are also available for visitors to use during their visit which allow them to explore the interactive tablets around the museum.
Younger visitors will enjoy new activity trails which explore the museum and rooms with the character of Edmund, Fulham Palace’s beloved Palace cat, after that they can enjoy the natural play area for outdoor fun. The Palace’s walled garden is also open free of charge from 10.15am – 4.15pm.
September 18, 2020