Queen’s Gallery

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Queen’s Gallery, Buckingham Gate Road SW1A 1AA
0207 766 7300

Opening times and price

Opening hours:
10 AM to 5.30 PM (Mon-Sun, Oct to mid-Jul); 9.30 AM to 5.30 PM (Mon-Sun, mid-Jul to Sep); Last entry 1¼ hours before closing
Ticket cost:
Adults £12.00; Children £6.00 (5-16); Infants free entry (under-5); Family ticket £30.00
Visiting hours and entry charges are subject to change
Time required:
A typical visit to Queen’s Gallery lasts 45-60 mins (approx)

Getting to Queen’s Gallery

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The closest train station to Queen’s Gallery is St Jamess Park
Plan your journey from Earl’s Court, Euston, King’s Cross, Liverpool Street, London Bridge, Marylebone, Paddington, Victoria, Waterloo or another London Underground station:
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Craig’s London blog> Read Craig’s review of the Queen’s Gallery  Check out my London blog for a full review, with more photos

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The Queen’s Gallery is No.10 in our Top 10 list of art galleries.

The Queen’s Gallery is part of the west wing of Buckingham Palace, and displays the pick of the Royal Family’s art collection.

It includes works by De Vinci and Canaletto, as well as fine chinas, porcelains and Fabergé eggs.

History of the Queen’s Gallery

The Queen’s art gallery started out as a chapel designed by John Nash in 1843. But the building that we see today is surprisingly modern, having been built as late as the 1960s.

It was redeveloped from the chapel’s bombed-out husk – the remains of which were caused during the Blitz.

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If you enjoy this then try: Buckingham Palace (you can walk it in less than 2 mins); Hampton Court Palace; Kensington Palace (catch the tube from St James’s Park to Kensington Palace); Royal Mews (you can walk it in less than 3 mins) and Windsor Castle.

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