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- Coronation Exhibition at Buckingham Palace - 14 July to 24 September 2023
Coronation Exhibition at Buckingham Palace - 14 July to 24 September 2023
The Coronation exhibition takes place at Buckingham Palace from 14 July until 24 September 2023. See the clothes and items worn by King Charles III and Queen Camilla during the Coronation service at Westminster Abbey on 6 May 2023. Highlights include the Coronation Glove, Sword Belt and Stole Royal worn by King Charles at the moment he was crowned. See the State Robes and the magnificent dress worn by Queen Camilla as well as the Diamond Jubilee State Coach.
The Coronation exhibition takes place in the Ballroom inside Buckingham Palace. It is included as part of a Buckingham Palace ticket. We recommend booking as early as possible since these tickets are in high demand.
See the Gold State Coach as well
By purchasing a ticket to Buckingham Palace and the Royal Mews, you will also get to view the Gold State Coach, which was used by the King and Queen when they rode from Westminster Abbey to Buckingham Palace during the Coronation Procession.
Highlights: Coronation Exhibition
See the outfits worn by Their Majesties as they departed from Westminster Abbey in the Gold State Coach and then appeared on the Buckingham Palace balcony to greet the crowds.
- Discover a selection of the historic items worn by The King at the moment he was crowned, including the Coronation Glove, Sword Belt and Stole Royal
- The Robe worn by The King for his departure from Westminster Abbey was worn by his grandfather King George VI for his Coronation in 1937
- Many of the items worn by the King were inspired by similar items worn by King George V and King George VI at their Coronations
- Her Majesty Queen Camilla’s Coronation Dress was designed by Bruce Oldfield. Structured like a coat dress, the modern ivory Peau de Soie silk dress features silver and gold embroidered floral designs intertwined with celebratory bunting
- Admire Queen Camilla’s Robe which was embroidered by the Royal School of Needlework using goldwork – a technique that dates back more than a thousand years
- Visitors will have the chance to view up close some of the historic vestments worn by His Majesty as he was crowned. These include the Coronation Glove, worn to hold the Sovereign’s Sceptre, and the Girdle (or Coronation Sword Belt), which was worn around The King’s waist so that the Jewelled Sword of Offering could be fastened to it. His Majesty chose to reuse both items, which were worn by King George VI at his Coronation in 1937
- See the Diamond Jubilee State Coach, which took King Charles and Queen Camilla to Westminster Abbey for the Coronation and which will be on display in the Palace’s State Entrance.
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The Gold State Coach
The King and Queen rode back from Westminster Abbey to Buckingham Palace in the Gold State Coach. This spectacular coronation procession included over 4,000 marching troops and bands in full-dress uniforms. The King and Queen waved to the thousands of well-wishers that lined the procession route in a ceremony that was viewed worldwide.
The Gold State Coach will be on display at The Royal Mews, which is part of the Buckingham Palace complex.
You can purchase a combination ticket to view both the Coronation exhibition at Buckingham Palace and the Royal Mews at checkout.
You can see further details and booking information here >>>