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London community programme

The London community programme welcomes groups to visit Buckingham Palace, The Queen's Gallery and the Royal Mews. These visits are free for pre-arranged groups and societies who work with under-represented, disabled and disadvantaged people.

The State Rooms of Buckingham Palace

The State Rooms are open to visitors for 10 weeks each summer. In 2022 from the 22 July – 2 October 2022. To register your interest for a Commuity group visit to Buckingham Palace please email [email protected].

Grand staircase

The State Rooms are entered by walking up the Grand Staircase. Designed by the architect John Nash, and inspired by his experience working in London theatres, it provides a sense of excitement and expectation for the rooms that follow.

Image credit: Will Pearson | Eye Revolution

The Royal Mews

The Royal Mews at Buckingham Palace is responsible for all the road travel arrangements for The Queen and members of the Royal Family. It will reopen to the public from 19 May – 2 October 2022. To register your interest in a Community group visit please email [email protected].

The Royal Mews highlights film


The Queen's Gallery

See changing exhibitions from the Royal Collection, featuring old master paintings, rare furniture, decorative arts and images from the vast photograph collection. The Queen’s Gallery, Buckingham Palace is  currently open Thursday to Monday showing Masterpieces from Buckingham Palace an exhibition of 65 Old Master paintings which usually hang in the Picture Gallery of Buckingham Palace.


Pre-visit information for Community groups visiting The Queen's Gallery