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 usually closed to visitors on Sundays as services are held throughout the day. Worshippers are welcome to attend the services.
Monday, 4 December 2023 - St George's Chapel closing 13:00
Friday, 8 December 2023 - St George's Chapel opening 11:00
Saturday, 23 December 2023 - St George's Chapel closing 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.
2, 14 and 28 Sept - Castle will close at 16:15.
21 Sept - Castle will close at 14:15.
25 and 26 December – Castle completely closed.
13 - 29 November 2023 - Queen Mary's Dolls' House closed, the rest of the Castle remains open.
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.