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The Royal Mews, Buckingham Palace

Home to historic royal carriages and one of the finest working stables in existence.

The Royal Mews at Buckingham Palace is responsible for all the road travel arrangements for The Queen and members of the Royal Family.

The Royal Mews is open Thursday - Monday until 2 October 2022.

Prices

  The Royal Mews Combined with Royal Day Out*
Adult £14.00 £55.00
Young Person (18-24) £9.00 £36.00
Child (5-17) / Disabled £8.00 £30.00
Under 5 Free Free
Groups (15 people or more) View group prices  
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Family Offer

Families visiting the Royal Mews can save up to £12.00 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.

 

* Royal Day Out tickets (Buckingham Palace, the Royal Mews and The Queen's Gallery) available from 22 July - 2 October 2022

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 Royal Mews are open Thursday - Monday. For more information see our FAQs.

The Royal Mews is usually closed on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.

  Opening time Last admission Closing time
19 May - 2 October 2022 10:00 16:00 17:00

 

Royal Mews closures

The Royal Mews is part of a working royal palace so sometimes closures can happen at short notice.​

  • 28 May 

  • 2 - 5 June

Please note that the Gold State Coach will not be on display between 19 May – 6 June.

Practical information

  • The Royal Mews are open Thursday - Monday.
  • Please note that the Gold State Coach will not be on display between 19 May – 6 June
  • You can visit the Royal Mews at your leisure using the complimentary multimedia tour, which lasts approximately 45 minutes. Our Multimedia guides are not available to visitors until 9th June however more frequent guided tours will be on offer.
  • When you arrive, you will pass through an airport-style security check. Read more about security & luggage.
  • Toilets, a Changing Places, and baby-care facilities are located adjacent to the large State Coach House in the middle of the visitor route. The Changing Places is also available to non-visiting members of the public on open days, Thursday through to Monday, subject to security search.
  • You can take photographs in the Royal Mews. Read about photography, filming & mobile phones.
  • Your ticket includes a multimedia guide available in English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Japanese, Brazilian Portuguese, Russian and Mandarin. We also have a guide for families, an audio descriptive tour for blind or partially-sighted visitors and a video tour for D/deaf and hard of hearing visitors. We recommend you bring your own headphones to use with the multimedia guide (standard audio jack).
  • Eating and drinking aren't allowed inside the Royal Mews.
  • Pushchairs can be taken into the Mews. Read more about visiting with children.

More practical information

 

Map & directions

The Royal Mews, Buckingham Palace, London, SW1W 1QH
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.

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Shopping and eating

Royal Collection shop

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

Shop online

Refreshments

Unfortunately eating and drinking aren't allowed at the Royal Mews. However, you'll find plenty of cafés and restaurants nearby.  

Children and families

Things to do with children

Pick up a family multimedia guide or try a guided tour.

Top things to look out for

Did you know The Queen names all the horses? Try and spot the horses' name plates on your visit.

Explore our interactive map

Discover what there is to see at the Royal Mews.

Drawing activities and trails

Download educational resources to use during your visit or at home.

About the Mews

History of the Royal Mews

The current Royal Mews was built in the gardens of Buckingham Palace in 1825.

The Royal Mews today

The Royal Mews provides road transport for The Queen by both horse-drawn carriage and car.

Schools

Bring the curriculum to life with a visit to the Royal Mews. 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

We can advise on the nearest coach set down and pick up points. Unfortunately there is no coach parking near the Royal Mews.

Guiding

London Blue Badge Guides are allowed to guide at two points in the Main Quadrangle. Visitors can also enjoy a free multimedia tour.

Access and mobility

The Royal Mews is fully accessible. Most of the site is outside, with some cover. Concessionary rates are available for you if you have a disability and an accompanying companion is admitted free of charge. Accessible toilets and a Changing Places are available. Limited seating is available and registered assistance dogs are welcome. A BSL multimedia tour is available and a number of Wardens are Dementia Friends. Download a photo journey (pdf) to help you plan your visit. 

There is no Café or parking available at the Royal Mews but both are available nearby.

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

 

 

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