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The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Masterpieces from Buckingham Palace

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 open. Please see our FAQs for more details on our Covid-secure procedures in place.

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  The Queen's Gallery
Adult £16.00
Over 60 £14.50
Student £12.00
Child (5-16) / Disabled £8.00
Under 5 Free
Family (2 adults and up to 3 children) £40.00
Groups (15 people or more) View group prices
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Your ticket includes a multimedia tour.

Enjoy free re-admission for a year by asking us to treat your ticket purchase as a donation.
At the end of your visit, ask a Warden to stamp your ticket to convert it into a 1- Year Pass.
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Opening times

The Queen's Gallery is closed on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.

  Opening time Last admission Closing time
  10:00 16:15 17:30


Practical information

  • The Queen’s Gallery, Buckingham Palace is open. For more information on our Covid-secure procedures, see our FAQs.
  • The safety and wellbeing of our visitors and staff are our priority. To allow everyone to enjoy their visit while maintaining social distancing we are operating with reduced visitor capacity. A new one-way route is in place to support these measures. Some very small parts of the exhibition where social distancing is impossible are closed, as well as the Millar Learning Room. We hope to return these areas to use when safe to do so. For more information about safety measures during COVID-19, and the changes to your visit, see our Practical Information page.
  • You can visit The Queen's Gallery at your leisure using the complimentary multimedia guide, which lasts approximately 1 hour.
  • You and your belongings may be subject to security checks. Read more about security & luggage.
  • You can take photographs in the Gallery. Read about photography, filming & mobile phones.
  • Your ticket includes a multimedia guide.
  • Eating and drinking aren't allowed inside the Gallery.
  • Toilets and baby-care facilities are available. Capacities are being managed with an enhanced cleaning regime in operation.
  • Pushchairs can be taken into the Gallery except at very busy times, when they will need to be left in the Undercroft on the ground floor and collected at the end of your visit. Read more about visiting with children.

More practical information


Map & directions

The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace, London, SW1A 1AA
By train

London Victoria.  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.  For further information visit the Transport for London website.

Current exhibition


17 May 2021 - 13 February 2022

View some of the most famous paintings in the Royal Collection in our exhibition at The Queen’s Gallery, near the entrance to the Buckingham Palace Garden. Get up close to masterpieces by some of the world’s greatest and best-known artists – including Vermeer, Rembrandt, van Dyck, Rubens, Titian and Canaletto – and see for yourself why the papers called this  “an unmissable event” (★★★★★ The Guardian), “a knockout” (★★★★★ Evening Standard) and “one of the world’s most spectacular collections” (★★★★ The Times).

Exhibition highlights

Johannes Vermeer (Delft 1632-Delft 1675)

Lady at the Virginals with a Gentleman

Lorenzo Lotto (Venice c. 1480-Loreto 1556)

Andrea Odoni

Claude Lorrain (1604/5-82)

Harbour Scene at Sunset

Shopping and eating

The Queen's Gallery shop

Our shop offers a wide range of exclusive gifts inspired by the royal palaces and the works of art in the Royal Collection.

You'll find homeware, china, clothing and jewellery, children’s toys, books and postcards. Please ask us about our home-delivery service. The income from every purchase you make contributes directly to the care of the Royal Collection.

Shop online


Unfortunately eating and drinking aren't allowed inside The Queen's Gallery.  However, you'll find plenty of cafés and restaurants nearby.  


Group prices

We offer a groups discount for bookings of 15 people or more.

Group bookings

It is essential to pre-book your group visit. Buy your tickets online or over the telephone.

Coach parking

There is no coach parking near The Queen's Gallery. Once your booking is confirmed we will advise the nearest set down location.


Visitors can enjoy a free multimedia tour. Guiding isn't allowed inside the Gallery.

What's on for groups


Bring the curriculum to life with a visit to The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace. We offer a range of interactive workshops, tours, learning activities and resources for nursery, primary and secondary pupils. Our school visit information will help teachers and organisers plan their visit.

Access and mobility

The Queen's Gallery is fully accessible. Concessionary rates are available for you if you have a disability and an accompanying companion is admitted free of charge. In line with government policy it is expected and recommended, if you are not exempt, that you wear a face covering whilst visiting our The Queen’s Gallery and shop. Accessible toilets and limited seating are available and registered assistance dogs are welcome. A number of Wardens are Dementia Friends. The Gallery comprises three large exhibition rooms and a number of smaller spaces and you may download a photo journey (pdf) to help you plan your visit. There is no Café or parking but both are available nearby. More information on the changes to your visit due to COVID-19 is available on our Practical Information page.

For detailed access information, please select one of the options below. For any other information, you can contact the Specialist Sales team on +44 (0)303 123 7324 or via email

Access events

future exhibition

Opening 8 April 2022

Japan: Courts and Culture

The Royal Collection holds some of the most significant examples of Japanese art and design in the western world. For the first time, highlights from this outstanding collection are brought together to tell the story of 300 years of diplomatic, artistic and cultural exchange between the British and Japanese royal and imperial families.

Find out more

About the Gallery

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Booking for 15 people or more?
'Agatha Bas' by Rembrandt van Rijn

Masterpieces from Buckingham Palace

04 Dec 2020 - 31 Dec 2021

See some of the most important paintings in the Royal Collection, in a purpose-built gallery space, including works by Titian, Vermeer, Rembrandt, Van Dyck, Rubens, Jan Steen and Canaletto.

Over 60
Child (5-16 years)
Under 5
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