British House Yokohama


British House Yokohama

The official residence of British Consulate-General used to stand on a large site of the park. You can get the panoramic views of the port of Yokohama from the prestigious European-style house.

It is a 7-minute walk from the Exit 6 of Motomachi-Chinatown Station on the Minato Mirai Line. British House Yokohama was constructed in 1937 as the official residence of British Consulate-General. This building standing inside the large Harbor View Park, was designed by the Shanghai branch of the British Office of Works. The building has an open-space ambience with sun porches and terraces leading to a lawn garden, from the 2nd floor, you can enjoy a garden view or have the panoramic views of the port of Yokohama. Its nameplate and copper plate placed beside the front door, show the power of the Royal Family of those days. At the outside of the building, you can enjoy some elegant time while appreciating delicately-planted roses. Also the hall on the 1st floor holds seasonal events and concerts. Admission free.


  • Address

    115-32, Yamatecho, Naka-ku, Yokohama-shi, Kanagawa, 231-0862

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  • Nearest Station
    Motomachi-Chukagai Station
    ・ Minatomirai Line
    Exit 6
    7 minutes on foot
  • Phone Number


    Our staff may only be able to communicate in Japanese.


  • Hours
    Every day 9:30am - 5:00pm
    *Opens until 6:00 p.m., Jul. and Aug. only
  • Closed
    The 4th Wed. of the month
    If a national holiday falls on the day, it is open on the day and on the following day it will be closed. A New Year’s holiday (December 29th – January 3th).