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Buckingham Palace is open Thursday to Monday and closed on Tuesday and Wednesday.
From July to August, Buckingham Palace is open to visitors from 9:30 AM to 7:30 PM, with last admission at 5:15 PM. Starting from September through October, the palace is open from 9:30 AM to 6:30 PM, with last admission at 4:15 PM.
Buckingham Palace is a royal residence, so make sure to check opening times before your visit. Set aside at least two hours to explore the State Rooms and over four hours if you plan to experience the Royal Day Out.
Get a chance to see the Royal family residence
Feel like a guest in the famous home of The Queen while exploring the breathtaking State Rooms. Buckingham Palace offers a unique opportunity to discover the Throne Room, Ballroom, Drawing Rooms, East Gallery, and Bow Room. It is also possible to enjoy a 39-acre Royal garden, setting for many events and home to over 1,000 trees, 25 wild-plant species, and 30 species of breeding birds.
Explore the Queen’s Gallery
Get inspired by the masterpieces from the Royal Collection that include old master paintings, decorative arts, photographs, and even rare furniture. The exhibitions change so there is a chance to discover something new each time you visit London.
Discover the world’s finest working stables
Visit the Royal Mews, a working palace branch responsible for all road travel arrangements for The Queen and the Royal family members. Get behind the scenes and explore a vast collection of historic royal carriages, including a 260-year-old Gold State Coach, and iconic cars like Rolls-Royce, Daimlers, and Bentleys.
General ticket price is £30 for adults, £19.50 for young people (18-24), and £16.50 for children (5-17) and people with reduced mobility.
Royal Day Out ticket price
Buckingham Palace offers admission to the Queen’s Gallery and the Royal Mews in addition to the State Rooms. The price is £55 for adults, £36 for young people (18-24), and £30 for children (5-17) and people with reduced mobility.
Discounts and free admission
Families of at least one adult and two children up to two adults and four children can receive a discount up to £25. Groups of 15 visitors and more can receive 10% off tickets.
Buckingham Palace offers free admission to children under five.
Buckingham Palace is an iconic London landmark and royal residence, so you can only book tickets online in advance.
You can book online timed-entry tickets to Buckingham Palace up to two months in advance.