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Exhibition

Prince Philip: A Celebration

Prince Philip raises his top hat to acknowledge a crowd

Palace of Holyroodhouse

  • Next event: Saturday, 31 Jul 2021
    Every Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday (Friday, 23 Jul 2021 - Sunday, 31 Oct 2021)
  • Adult £16.50
    Disabled £9.50
    Over 60 £14.90
    Student £14.90
    Child (5-16 years) £9.50
    Under 5 £0.00
  • Tickets included in standard admission price to the Palace of Holyroodhouse
  • Adults, Groups (15+ people)
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This summer, the Palace of Holyroodhouse will host a special display to commemorate the remarkable life and legacy of His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, Britain’s longest-serving consort.

Themes explored in Prince Philip: A Celebration will include The Prince’s early life and naval career, his role as consort and his support for the sovereign at home and abroad. The displays will also focus on His Royal Highness’s wide-ranging patronages and associations, including sport, science and industry, conservation and the environment, art and collecting, and encouraging younger generations. 

A companion exhibition will run at Windsor Castle from 24 June:

Selected highlight objects from the exhibition:

HRH Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh (1921-2021)

Midshipman's log

Garrard & Co. Ltd: 112 Regent Street, London W 1

Silver model of HMY Britannia

Sir Hugh Casson (1910-99)

HMY Britannia: after sun lounge

Sir Hugh Casson (1910-99)

HMY Britannia: dining room

Map & directions

Palace of Holyroodhouse, Canongate, The Royal Mile, Edinburgh, EH8 8DX
By car

There is a public car park adjacent to the Palace at Broad Pavement. Please visit the Historic Environment Scotland website for more details.

Accessible parking spaces are located on Horse Wynd, just outside the Palace, on a first-come first-serve basis.

By train

Edinburgh Waverley. The Palace is a 15 minute walk from the station.  Visit National Rail Enquiries for times and fares.

By tram

The nearest tram stop is York Place. The Palace is a 20 minute walk from the station. Visit Edinburgh Trams for times and fares.

By coach / bus

Bus number 35 stops near the Palace.  Open-top tour buses stop nearby.

Limited free coach parking is available adjacent to the Palace. Alternative pay-and-display coach parking is available on nearby Regent Road.

By bike

A free-to-use public bicycle rack is located opposite the Scottish Parliament. Cycle hire stations are available nearby on both Holyrood Road and Abbeyhill, within a 5 minute walk of the Palace and The Queen’s Gallery. Visit Edinburgh Cycle Hire for details.