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Visitors in the State Rooms, Buckingham Palace

Visitors in the State Rooms, Buckingham Palace ©

Whether your group is interested in a special private visit or just wants a truly magnificent experience visiting one of the royal residences, our team can help you get the most out of your visit. We offer a groups discount for bookings of 15 people or more, and group-only products designed to enrich your experience at the official residences of The Queen. 

Group prices 2019

  The State Rooms The State Rooms and Garden Highlights Tour
Adult £22.50 £31.50
Over 60/Student £20.50 £29.50
Under 17/Disabled £12.60 £18.80
Under 5 Free Free
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Group leaders and guides

Subject to availability, London Blue Badge Guides registered with the Institute of Tour Guiding receive free admission. To gain free admission, Blue Badge Guides should go to the Visitor Entrance on Buckingham Palace Road and show their Blue Badge and Institute of Tourist Guiding membership card.

All unauthorised guides and tour leaders must be included as part of a group booking.

Group bookings & payments

Group visits to Buckingham Palace must be pre-booked. Groups can reserve and book selected tickets online or by calling the Ticket Sales and Information Office on +44 (0)303 123 7321. Please note that a transaction fee of £2.00 is applied to all telephone bookings.

Pre-booked group tickets must be paid for by credit card or company cheque with two signatures 30 days before the visit date.

We accept the following credit cards:

  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • American Express
  • JCB
  • Switch/Maestro

Company cheques should be made payable to 'Royal Collection Enterprises Limited'.

Coach parking

We welcome coach groups but there is no coach parking near Buckingham Palace. Coaches can pick up passengers after they exit the Palace on Grosvenor Place.

Please note that there is a strict 'no waiting' policy in place so coaches cannot linger in this area. You can find more information on coach parking from Transport for London.

 

Guiding

Guiding isn't allowed at Buckingham Palace.

Visitors can enjoy a free multimedia tour of Buckingham Palace. Our multimedia tour is available in nine languages:

  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Spanish
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Brazilian Portuguese
  • Russian
  • Chinese Mandarin

We also offer:

  • a family multimedia tour for children aged 7-11, available in English.
  • an audio descriptive tour for blind and partially sighted visitors, available in English, which provides information about the Palace as well as directions and location information to help during a visit.

Visitors can also buy the Official Souvenir Guide for Buckingham Palace in advance from our online shop or on the day of the visit. 

What's On for Groups

2019 Group Visits and Private Tours brochure

View our latest groups guide online.

Find out the full range of group visits and private tours at the official royal residences.

View the guide