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Videos, activities and trails highlighting the Royal Collection and Palaces

The Bacino di San Marco on Ascension Day by Canaletto
The Bacino di San Marco on Ascension Day, Canaletto c.1733-4 ©

Browse through a special selection of videos, activities and trails that highlight fascinating objects in the Royal Collection and give historical insights into royal palaces.

Virtual Exhibitions

Masterpieces from Buckingham Palace

Discover some of the most important paintings in the Royal Collection, including works by Vermeer, Rembrandt, van Dyck, Rubens and Canaletto.

Talks & Trails

Queen Mary's Dolls' House

Discover the largest, most beautiful and most famous dolls' house in the world.

Talks and trails

The Prince of Wales and his entourage on camels posing for camera in front of Pyramid of Cheops and Pyramid of Cephrenes, Giza, Cairo. The Prince is seated on the camel fifth from the left. The man in the white suit with a cigar, gazing up at the Prince,

Delve into the world of historical royal travel and discover the transport and packing essentials for royal visits.

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[The Prince of Wales and group at the Pyramids, Giza, Egypt] ©

Virtual tours

Virtual Exhibition

Explore the exhibition looking at this notorious lover of the arts and ceremony


Challenges and Activities

People and Palaces