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The King's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

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About The King's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

A public art gallery that displays some of the works from the Royal Collection, which is owned by the Monarch on behalf of the nation.

There is usually a change of displays every six months, with each fresh exhibition themed around a specific topic.

Unlike many art galleries, this one only ever displays items owned by the Monarch and never includes outside items.

(was known as the Queen's Gallery, and renamed on 28th Feb 2024)
 

Address

The King's Gallery, Buckingham Palace,
Buckingham Palace,
London,
SW1A 1AA

Ticket prices

  • Adult: £19
  • Young Person (18-24): £12
  • Child (5-17): £9.50
  • Disabled: £9.50
  • Under 5: Free

Note - if you select Gift Aid as a UK taxpayer, you can have unlimited visits for a year if you print your ticket before visiting.

National Art Pass holders receive 40% discount on admission to Holbein at the Tudor Court and 10% discount in The King's Gallery shop.

Prices last checked February 2024

Link to The King's Gallery, Buckingham Palace's website

Opening Hours

The gallery is open Thur-Mon (closed Tues & Wed) from 10am to 5:30pm.

The last admission is 4:15pm.

The King's Gallery is part of a working royal palace so sometimes closures can happen at short notice - but will be listed on their website.

Opening hours last checked February 2024.

Accessibility

The King's Gallery is fully accessible. Concessionary rates are available if you have a disability and a companion is admitted free of charge.

Accessible toilets and seating are available.

Registered assistance dogs are welcome.

What's the nearest railway station to The King's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

The nearest station is London Victoria station which is 0.3 miles away.

News

The transition from the Queen’s to King’s Gallery

Jun
06
2024

Royal Portraits: A century of evolution in style and technique at the King’s Gallery

May
20
2024

The King’s Gallery introduces a £1 ticket as it changes its name

Feb
29
2024

The Queen’s Gallery next to Buckingham Palace is to become The King’s Gallery

Dec
07
2023

Holbein’s secret strokes: Exhibition shows rarely seen sketches of the Tudor Court

Nov
13
2023

Rarely seen Holbein sketches from the Tudor Court to go on display

Jul
03
2023

New exhibition tells the story of fashion during the reign of the Four Georges

Apr
24
2023

Georgian fashion to be explored by The Queen’s Gallery

Jan
18
2023

Priceless Japanese screens repaired with Victorian train timetables go on display

Mar
15
2022

Get up close to some masterpieces from Buckingham Palace

Dec
17
2020

Emptying Buckingham Palace’s long art gallery

Nov
23
2020

The splendour of the East arrives at the Queen’s Gallery

Jun
24
2018

A riot of colour as the King of Bling struts his stuff

Dec
26
2017

The Queen shows off her Canaletto collection

Jun
04
2017

See the other King George’s in the Queen’s Gallery

Apr
17
2014

What was the mystery obelisk alongside the Thames?

Apr
08
2014

Past and future geniuses of art at the Queen’s Gallery

Nov
11
2013

The Northern Renaissance opens at the Queen’s Gallery

Nov
02
2012

A look around the Leonardo exhibition at The Queen’s Gallery

May
11
2012

 

Exhibitions open at the moment

Royal Portraits: A Century of Photography
This exhibition charts the evolution of royal portrait photography from the 1920s to the present day, bringing together more than 150 photographic prints, proofs and documents from the Royal Collection and the Royal Archives.
Royal Portraits: A Century of Photography
10am to 5:30pm
Whitehall
Ends on Sun 6th October
2024-05-17
2024-10-06

 

Exhibitions opening soon

Drawing the Italian Renaissance
Bringing together around 160 of these works by more than 80 artists, this exhibition explores how drawing became central to every stage of the creative process.
Open from Fri 1st November to Sun 9th March 2025
Drawing the Italian Renaissance
2024-11-01
2025-03-09

Forthcoming events

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