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Long To Reign Over Us

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Map & directions

Visitor entrance (Gate C) is on the south side of the Palace, Buckingham Gate, London, SW1A 1AA
By train

London Victoria or London Charing Cross.  Visit National Rail Enquiries for times and fares.

By underground

Victoria, Green Park, St. James's Park and Hyde Park Corner.  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.

  • Buckingham Palace
    The Royal Mews, Buckingham Palace
  • Saturday, 12 Sep 2015
  • 10:30 - 16:00
  • Free with standard admission price.

Join us for a special family extravaganza to celebrate the wonderful occasion of Her Majesty The Queen becoming the longest reigning monarch in British history.

Activities will be taking place in the Royal Mews and Buckingham Palace. Take part in our arts and crafts workshops and storytelling sessions.

The Royal Mews
Explore one of the most famous carriages in the world and the largest and the most lavishly decorated carriage, here at the Royal Mews. Join us in the Learning Room and help us to create The Gold State Coach mosaic. Family tours of the Royal Mews will take place at 10:15, 13:00 and 15:00.

Summer Opening of Buckingham Palace - Family Pavilion
Storytelling sessions and art workshops will take place inside the Family Pavilion throughout the day.
Family Day activities are run on a drop in basis.

Participation in the activities is free with standard admission price