Visit the State Apartments
See Queen Mary’s Dolls’ House
Go Inside Gothic St George’s Chapel
Changing of the Guard
Multimedia guides available in the following languages: English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Japanese, Mandarin, Russian & Brazilian Portuguese
Windsor Castle is only open Thursday to Monday.
1st of March to 31st of October
10am - 5.15pm (last admission time 4pm)
1st of November to 28th of February
10am - 4.15pm (last admission time 3pm)
Entrance to the State Apartments closes 30 minutes after the last admission time.
The Semi-State Rooms usually open from autumn-spring each year. The Semi-State Rooms are not open on days when the State Apartments are closed.
St George’s Chapel
St George’s Chapel is open for visitors on Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 10:00 to 16:15 (last entry 16:00).
St George’s Chapel is also closed to visitors on Sundays.
The chapel closes early on the following date:
Thursday, 23 December (closed from 13:00)
Friday, 24 December (closed from 13:00)
Windsor Castle closures: As Windsor Castle is a working royal palace, sometimes the entire Castle or the State Apartments within the Castle need to be closed at short notice.
25 and 26 December – Castle completely closed.
12-16 January 2023 Castle closed.
7 April 2023 Castle closed.
Please note St George’s Chapel is closed to visitors on Sundays.
Face coverings are no longer mandatory in Windsor Castle, however they are encouraged.
You MUST print the voucher and exchange it at the ticket office for an entry ticket.
As a working royal palace, the Castle is used frequently by The King for State ceremonies and official entertaining, and closures can occasionally occur at short notice.
Under 5's go free.
In order to ensure a safe and enjoyable visit, we have closed a small number of rooms where social distancing cannot be easily maintained including Queen Mary's Dolls House. We hope to reopen these spaces soon and when it is safe to do so.