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Masterpieces from Buckingham Palace

Pallas Athene by Parmigianino
Pallas Athene by Parmigianino ©

The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

  • Every Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday (Monday, 17 May 2021 - Sunday, 13 Feb 2022)

Don't miss some of the most famous paintings in the Royal Collection in our exhibition at The Queen’s Gallery before it closes on 13 February. Get up close to masterpieces by some of the world’s greatest and best-known artists – including Vermeer, Rembrandt, van Dyck, Rubens, Titian and Canaletto – and see for yourself why the papers called this  “an unmissable event” (★★★★★ The Guardian), “a knockout” (★★★★★ Evening Standard) and “one of the world’s most spectacular collections” (★★★★ The Times).

Exhibition tour

A selection of works from the exhibition

Johannes Vermeer (Delft 1632-Delft 1675)

Lady at the Virginals with a Gentleman

Lorenzo Lotto (Venice c. 1480-Loreto 1556)

Andrea Odoni

Claude Lorrain (1604/5-82)

Harbour Scene at Sunset

Products in our shop

An exclusive new range launched to coincide with the exhibition, inspired by some of the finest works in the Royal Collection

Masterpieces acrylic paint set

A set of 12 paints in an attractive gift tin

Masterpieces playing cards

Playing cards featuring the design of de Hooch's 'Cardplayers in a sunlit room'

Masterpieces dogs magnet set

Delightful set of glass magnets depicting dogs that feature in the Masterpieces exhibition

Masterpieces jigsaw puzzle

100 piece jigsaw puzzle of Canaletto's The Bacino di San Marco on Ascension Day c. 1733-4

What's On

Explore the works in the exhibition more closely


Buckingham Palace Picture Gallery

George IV's gallery for his Old Master collection

Masterpiece a minute

Take a closer look at paintings with these short films

Inside Art: Masterpieces from Buckingham Palace

Explore a selection of clips from the Sky Arts programme 'Inside Art'

The Finer Points

Zooming in on the paintings to uncover the stories behind them

Map & directions

The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace, London, SW1A 1AA
By train

The nearest train stations are London Victoria (10 minute walk) or London Charing Cross (20 minute walk). 

Visit National Rail Enquiries for times and fares.

By underground

The nearest tube stations are Victoria, Green Park, St. James's Park and Hyde Park Corner (all approximately 10 minutes walk).  

For further information visit the Transport for London website.

By coach / bus

Bus numbers 11, 211, C1 and C10 stop on Buckingham Palace Road.  Victoria Coach Station is a 10-minute walk from the Palace.  

For further information visit the Transport for London website.