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The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

See changing exhibitions from the Royal Collection, featuring old master paintings, rare furniture, decorative arts and images from the vast photograph collection.

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Prices

  Holbein at the Tudor Court
Adult £19.00
Young Person (18-24) £12.00
Child (5-17) £9.50
Disabled £9.50
Access companion Free
Under 5 Free
Groups (15 people or more) View group prices
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Your ticket includes a multimedia guide.

National Art Pass

National Art Pass holders receive 40% discount on admission to Holbein at the Tudor Court and 10% discount in The Queen's Gallery shop.

Use the discount code NationalArtPass when you buy your exhibition ticket, and present your National Art Pass card on the day of your visit.

Tickets booked with the National Art Pass discount cannot be converted into a 1-Year Pass.

Art Fund's National Art Pass lets you enjoy free entry to hundreds of museums, galleries and historic houses across the UK. Find out more about the National Art Pass.

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.
Find out more.

 

 

 

 

Opening times

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

Consider visiting the Gallery in the afternoon as it maybe a quieter time to visit.

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

Closures​​

  • Thursday, 14 March 2024 - Last admission at 14:45. The Gallery closes at 16:00
  • Friday, 29 March 2024 - Gallery closed
  • 15 April - 16 May 2024 - Gallery closed

The Queen's Gallery is part of a working royal palace so sometimes closures can happen at short notice.​ Any closure dates will be listed here.

Practical information

  • When you arrive, you will pass through an airport-style security check. Read more about security & luggage.
  • You can visit The Queen's Gallery at your leisure using the complimentary multimedia guide, which lasts approximately 1 hour.
  • You can take photographs in the Gallery. Read about photography, filming & mobile phones.
  • Eating and drinking are not allowed inside the Gallery.
  • Toilets and baby-care facilities are available.
  • 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

The nearest train stations are London Victoria (10 minute walk) or London Charing Cross (20 minute walk). 

Visit National Rail Enquiries for times and fares.

By underground

The nearest tube stations are Victoria, Green Park, St. James's Park and Hyde Park Corner (all approximately 10 minutes walk).  

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

Until 14 April 2024

Explore the art of the image-maker of the Tudor court and come face-to-face with some of the most famous people of 16th-century England.

Discover the exhibition

Exhibition highlights

Hans Holbein the Younger (1497/8-1543)

Mary Shelton, later Lady Heveningham (1510/15-1570/71)

Hans Holbein the Younger (1497/8-1543)

Queen Anne Boleyn (c.1500-1536)

Hans Holbein the Younger (1497/8-1543)

Henry Brandon, 2nd Duke of Suffolk (1535-1551)

Previously attributed to Flemish School, 16th century

Elizabeth I when a Princess

Hans Holbein the Younger (1497/8-1543)

William Reskimer (?-1552)

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.

Opening times

Refreshments

Eating and drinking are not permitted inside The Queen's Gallery, except for bottled water. You will be asked to place drinks and food in closed bags before being admitted. Food and drink are not available for purchase at the Gallery, but there are many cafés and restaurants in the local area.

Groups

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 Gallery. Once your booking is confirmed we will advise the nearest set down location.

Guiding

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

What's on for groups

Schools

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 accessible. Concessionary rates are available if you have a disability and we offer a free access companion ticket which can be booked online.

Seating is available. 

Registered assistance dogs are welcome.

A number of Wardens are Dementia Friends, please ask staff for any assistance.

The Gallery comprises three large exhibition rooms and a number of smaller spaces. You may wish to download a photo journey (PDF) to help you plan your visit.

There is no café or parking on-site, but both are available nearby.

General information on visiting 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 by emailing [email protected]

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Booking for 15+ people?
A portrait drawing of Mary Shelton by Hans Holbein the Younger

Holbein at the Tudor Court

10 Nov 2023 - 14 Apr 2024

Hans Holbein was the image-maker of the Tudor court, chosen to paint the portraits of Henry VIII and leading figures, among them Anne Boleyn and Sir Thomas More. This exhibition showcases one of the most important surviving collections of his work, bringing us face-to-face with some of the most famous people of 16th-century England.

Adult
£19.00
Disabled
£9.50
Under 5
£0.00
Young Person (18-24 years)
£12.00
Child (5-17 years)
£9.50
Access Companion
£0.00
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