Buckingham Palace, Westminster, London SW1A 1AA
(Open daily from 22nd July - 31st August, 9:30-19:30, last entry 17:15,
and from 1st September - 1st October, 9:30-18:30, last entry 16:15).
The official residence of HM The Queen and one of the few working royal palaces remaining in the world today, Buckingham Palace welcomes visitors from across the globe to witness its great history and splendour.
From 22nd July - 1st October, visitors can purchase tickets to discover The State Rooms, Royal Mews, The Queens Gallery and Palace Gardens. The 19 State Rooms are a particular highlight and feature some of the Royal Collection's finest artworks by artists including Rembrandt, Rubens, Van Dyck and Canaletto. The rooms are used extensively by The Queen and Royal Family to receive and entertain guests on State, ceremonial and official occasions.
The famous Changing the Guard can also be observed, free of charge, from the palace gates. Weather permitting, the ceremony takes place from 11:00-11:45 on Mon, Wed, Fri and Sun from January to March, then on Mon, Wed, Fri, Sat, and Sun until 19th June and every day from then throughout the summer. (Some variations can occur).
Summer 2017 Exhibitions
This years main summer exhibition, 'Royal Gifts', presents a magnificent display of official gifts received by Her Majesty The Queen from around the world during her 65 year reign.
There is also special tribute to Diana, Princess of Wales in the Music Room, where some of the Princess' most personal belongings are on display for public view. Chosen by her sons, William and Harry, the special collection includes a case of Diana's favourite music, photographs, and her Kensington Palace desk and writing materials.
Book Tickets for Buckingham Palace
(Adult: £23. Child 5-16 years: £13).
Book Tickets for Buckingham Palace State Rooms and Royal Mews
- Adult: £33. Child 5-16 years: £18).
Book Tickets for Buckingham Palace Tour and Afternoon Tea
(Adult: £55. Child 3-16 years: £50. Approx 4 hours).
Book Tickets for Buckingham Palace + Hop-On Hop-Off London Bus Tour, 24hr Ticket
(Adult: £51. Child 5-16 years: £26).
Book Tickets for Royal Tour of London including Buckingham Palace & Changing the Guard
(Adult: £65. Child 5-16 years: £60. Approx 4-5 hours).
Book Tickets for Buckingham Palace and Stonehenge Tour
(Adult: £69. Child 3-16 years: £59. Approx 10.5 hours).
5-minute walk (0.3 miles) from The Nadler Victoria
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