The Queen's Gallery
TOUR DESCRIPTION

The Queen's Gallery at Buckingham Palace is a permanent space dedicated to changing exhibitions of items from the Royal Collection, the wide-ranging collection of art and treasures held in trust by The Queen for the Nation.

Entry to The Queen’s Gallery
A multimedia guide
Food and drinks
Important Information
Opening times:

Opening times:
Thursday to Monday, 11:00 – 17:30 (last admission 16:15)

Exhibitions:
Gallery closing early 24 December (Last admission 14:45, closes 16:00)

Gallery closed:
25 – 26 December
27th February to 20th April 2023

Venue Information:

The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace, SW1A 1AA
Nearest Train Station: Victoria
Nearest Underground: Victoria, Green Park or Hyde Park Corner
Bus Routes: 11, 211, C1 or C10

Please note:

You must ensure that you have a printed copy of your ticket's for entry.
The Queen's Gallery operates a timed-ticket system, with admission every 15 minutes throughout the day.
You do not need to book a specific time. You will be admitted in the next available time slot.
Over busy periods and bank holidays there may be a longer wait than usual to gain admission
A typical visit lasts between 1 and 1½ hours.
Please arrive 15 mins before your schedule time.

HIGHLIGHTS
MORE INFORMATION

The Queen's Gallery at Buckingham Palace is a permanent space dedicated to changing exhibitions of items from the Royal Collection, the wide-ranging collection of art and treasures held in trust by The Queen for the Nation. Constructed forty years ago on the west front of Buckingham Palace out of the bomb-damaged ruins of the former private chapel, the Gallery was reopened by The Queen on 21 May 2002 and is now open to the public on a daily basis.

The Queen's Gallery at Buckingham Palace is a permanent space dedicated to changing exhibitions of items from the Royal Collection, the wide-ranging collection of art and treasures held in trust by The Queen for the Nation.

Special exhibitions

Japan: Courts and Culture at The Queen’s Gallery, Buckingham Palace (until 26th of February 2023)

See some of the most significant examples of Japanese art and design in the western world. For the first time, highlights from this outstanding collection are brought together to tell the story of 300 years of diplomatic, artistic and cultural exchange between the British and Japanese royal and imperial families. The exhibition includes rare pieces of porcelain and lacquer, samurai armour, embroidered screens and diplomatic gifts from the reigns of James I to Her Majesty The Queen. Together, they offer a unique insight into the worlds of ritual, honour and artistry linking the courts and cultures of Britain and Japan. 

Style & Society Dressing The Georgians: 21st April to 8th October 2023

This exciting exhibition of paintings from the Royal Collection explores what the Georgians wore, from the practical dress of laundry maids to the glittering gowns worn at court.

Discover what fashion can tell us about life in the 18th century, a revolutionary period when trade, travel and technological innovations fuelled fashion trends across all levels of society. Delve into the Georgians’ style story and get up close to magnificent paintings, prints and drawings by artists including Gainsborough, Zoffany and Hogarth, as well as luxurious textiles, sparkling jewellery, and a range of accessories from snuff boxes to swords.

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