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Buses in the Ballroom

The Ballroom at Buckingham Palace

This huge room in Buckingham Palace was originally built to host dances – known as balls – and concerts. Today the Ballroom is used for large ceremonial events, such as State Banquets and investitures (where people are awarded honours including medals for bravery or service to their community).

Can you guess how many double decker buses you could fit into the Ballroom? Find out by playing this fun game.

Buses in the Ballroom interactive

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The income from your ticket contributes directly to The Royal Collection Trust, a registered charity. The aims of The Royal Collection Trust are the care and conservation of the Royal Collection, and the promotion of access and enjoyment through exhibitions, publications, loans and educational activities.