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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)


The King's Gallery, Buckingham Palace,
Buckingham Palace,

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.


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.



Exhibitions open at the moment

Holbein at the Tudor Court
This exhibition brings together over 100 works from Henry VIII’s court, including drawings, paintings and miniatures by Hans Holbein the Younger drawn from the Royal Collection, one of the most important surviving groups of the artist’s work.
Holbein at the Tudor Court
10am to 5pm
Closes tomorrow


Exhibitions opening soon

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.
Open from Fri 17th May to Sun 6th October
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

Forthcoming events

Online events / webinars

In this online event, we will celebrate the 100th anniversary since the Dolls' House was first displayed in 1924.
Tuesday, 16th Apr 7pm to 8pm
Queen Mary's Dolls' House: 100th Anniversary