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The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

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, Edinburgh is temporarily closed. Please see our FAQs for more details on our Covid-secure procedures in place.

You can also sign up to our e-mail updates to to be the first to hear the latest news on future exhibitions.

Prices

The Queen’s Gallery, Edinburgh reopens on 25 March 2022

 

  The Queen's Gallery
Adult £8.50
Young Person (18-24) £5.50
Child (5-17) / Disabled £4.50
Under 5 Free
Groups (15 people or more) View group prices
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Family Offer

Families visiting The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse can save up to £7.00 when booking with us direct.

The family discount is automatically applied at checkout to bookings of at least 1 adult and 2 children, up to 2 adults and 4 children.

 

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.
Find out more.

 

 

 

Opening times

 The Queen’s Gallery, Edinburgh reopens on 25 March 2022

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

  Opening time Last admission Closing time
1 November - 31 March 09:30 15:30 16:30
1 April - 31 October 09:30 17:00 18:00

 

 

Practical information

 The Queen’s Gallery, Edinburgh reopens on 25 March 2022. Please see our FAQs for more details on our Covid-secure procedures.

  • 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. 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.
  • Visitors and their 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.
  • Eating and drinking aren't allowed inside the Gallery, however refreshments are available at the Café at the Palace.
  • Toilets and baby-care facilities are located in the Café at the Palace.
  • For safety reasons, pushchairs cannot be taken into the Palace. They need to be checked in at the entrance and collected at the end of your visit. Read more about visiting with children.

More practical information 

Map & directions

The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse, Canongate, The Royal Mile, Edinburgh, EH8 8DX
By car

There is a public car park adjacent to the Palace at Broad Pavement. Please visit the Historic Environment Scotland website for more details.

Accessible parking spaces are located on Horse Wynd, just outside the Palace, on a first-come first-serve basis.

By train

Edinburgh Waverley. The Queen's Gallery is a 15 minute walk from the station.

By tram

The nearest tram stop is York Place. The Queen’s Gallery is a 20 minute walk from the station. Visit Edinburgh Trams for times and fares.

By coach / bus

Bus numbers 6 and 35 stop near the Gallery.  Open-top tour buses stop nearby.

Limited free coach parking is available adjacent to the Palace. Alternative pay-and-display coach parking is available on nearby Regent Road.

By bike

A free-to-use public bicycle rack is located opposite the Scottish Parliament. Cycle hire stations are available nearby on both Holyrood Road and Abbeyhill, within a 5 minute walk of the Palace and The Queen’s Gallery. Visit Edinburgh Cycle Hire for details.

Next exhibition

Exhibition

from 25 March – 25 September 2022

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A chance to view some of the greatest works from the Royal Collection, with works by Rembrandt, Van Dyck, Rubens and Artemisia Gentileschi removed from the Picture Gallery at Buckingham Palace in this wonderful show. An unmissable chance to get up close with great works of art.

Shopping and eating

The 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.

Café at the Palace

The Café at the Palace offers simple, home-made dishes from fresh, locally-sourced produce.

Schools

Bring the curriculum to life with a visit to The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse. 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.

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

Free coach parking is available next to the Palace of Holyroodhouse and is accessible via Abbeyhill.

Guiding

Visitors can enjoy a free multimedia tour. Guiding isn't allowed in The Queen's Gallery.

What's on for groups

Access and mobility

The Queen's Gallery is fully accessible. Concessionary rates are available for you if you have a disability and a companion is admitted free of charge. In line with government policy you should, if you are not exempt, wear a face covering whilst inside the Gallery, shop and whilst ordering from the Café.

Accessible toilets are available and can be visited without a ticket. There is limited bench seating and registered assistance dogs are welcome. A number of Wardens are Dementia Friends. More information on the changes to your visit due to COVID-19 can be found on our Practical Information page. Download a photo journey (pdf) to help you plan your visit. 

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

About the Gallery

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

Masterpieces from Buckingham Palace

25 Mar 2022 - 25 Sep 2022

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. Combine your visit to the The Queen’s Gallery with a visit to the Palace of Holyroodhouse to receive a 10% discount.

Adult
£8.50
Disabled
£4.50
Under 5
£0.00
Young Person (18-24 years)
£5.50
Child (5-17 years)
£4.50
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