Events

Search Events

Buckingham Palace tour: summer opening 2019

The Throne Room at Buckingham Palace. Royal Collection Trust / © Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2017. Photo by Derry Moore
Book Now Advance booking recommended
Explore the lavish interiors of the Queen's official London residence, and one of the world's few remaining working royal palaces, at Buckingham Palace this summer. Read More

About

Visit the official London residence of the Queen, as Buckingham Palace opens its doors to the public every summer.

Explore the lavishly furnished State Rooms of one of the world's few remaining working royal palaces, and look out for some of the Royal Collection's greatest treasures on display.

Highlights of the Buckingham Palace summer opening include:

  • Paintings by Rembrandt, Rubens, Vermeer, Poussin, Canaletto and Claude
  • Sculpture by Canova and Chantrey
  • Exquisite examples of Sèvres porcelain
  • Some of the finest English and French furniture in the world

A selection of artworks line Buckingham Palace's State Rooms for the Prince and Patron exhibition

Every year, Buckingham Palace's summer opening features special exhibitions. The year 2019 marks 200 years since Queen Victoria's birth so a special exhibition will tell the story of how the young queen transformed Buckingham Palace from a private house into a working royal residence. It is also the 50th anniversary of Leonardo da Vinci's death so another special exhibition in the palace brings together more than 200 of the Renaissance master's greatest drawings in the Royal Collection, forming the largest exhibition of Leonardo's work in over 65 years.

Check out the top 10 things to see at Buckingham Palace.

Buckingham Palace tour tickets

The summer opening of Buckingham Palace is extremely popular so booking tickets in advance is recommended. Entry is timed.

Prices

Child ticket (5 to 16 years old) £13.50 per ticket
Family ticket (2 adults and 3 children) £61.50 per ticket
Concession ticket £13.50 to £22.00 per ticket
Child ticket (under 5 years old) FREE
Adult ticket £24.00 per ticket

Venue Details & Map

Buckingham Palace

Address
Buckingham Palace
London
SW1A 1AA
Telephone:
+44 (0)20 3123 7321
Email
Public transport:
Tube/Rail: Victoria Tube: Victoria, Green Park, St James’s Park or Hyde Park Corner

Look for similar items by category