Enjoy a visit to the King’s Gallery (formerly the Queen’s Gallery) at Buckingham Palace and explore masterpieces from the Royal Collection. Highlights include old master paintings from some of the greatest artists of
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Masterpieces from The Royal Collection
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Enjoy a visit to the King’s Gallery (formerly the Queen’s Gallery) at Buckingham Palace and explore masterpieces from the Royal Collection. Highlights include old master paintings from some of the greatest artists of all time, along with rare photographs, furniture, and artifacts. There are regular special exhibitions of artwork from the royal collection as well as major works on loan from major collections. Your ticket includes entrance to these special exhibitions.
The building is located on the grounds of Buckingham Palace.
The King’s Gallery – Buckingham Palace
Enter inside the beautiful King’s Gallery, located inside the grounds of Buckingham Palace
See around 450 royal objects that are on display from the Royal Collection at any one time
The King’s Gallery was opened by Queen Elizabeth II in May 2002 as part of the Golden Jubilee celebrations. Marvel at the building’s beautiful design
Your ticket includes access to seasonal exhibitions as well
Special Exhibitions in 2024
Holbein at the Tudor Court Exhibition
10 November 2023 – 14 April 2024
An exciting exhibition is showing at the Queen’s Gallery, exploring the Tudor Court of VIII. The famed artist Holbein the Younger was a court painter to Henry VIII and Queen Ann Boleyn. The exhibition includes over 100 works from this period, which are in The Royal Collection. Admission is included as part of a standard admission ticket.
Royal Portraits: A Century of Photography Exhibition
17 May – 6 October 2024
HM Queen Elizabeth II,1952. by Dorothy Wilding,
An exhibition covering 100 years of royal photography reflecting the changing photographic styles and interpretation of royalty. From the formal ‘society’ images of 1920, the austere War years of the 1940s, including the classic image of Queen Elizabeth in the army uniform, through the changing fashion styles of the 1950s and ’60s, and the iconic pop art screen print by Andy Warhol from 1985.
The Royal Collection has one of the greatest collections of Renaissance, drawings in the world.160 of these by more than 80 artists will be on display, showing the work of the greatest artists of this golden age for art. During this period, drawing became an art form in its own right rather than just a series of preliminary sketches,studies, and designs for painting, architecture, sculpture and costume.
The exhibition includes works by Michelangelo’s Virgin and Child with the Young St John and Raphael’s first design for his Disputa fresco. There are several works by Leonardo da Vinci of secular decoration and designs for metalwork, including a table fountain Vigorous studies of heads and figures, such as the chalk nudes by LudovicoCarracci, and of landscapes, plants and animals, including Parmigianino’s sympathetic Studies of Dogs, show artists’ search for realism and an understanding of the natural world.
You must ensure that you have a printed copy of your tickets for entry.
The King’s Gallery operates a timed-ticket system, with admission every 15 minutes throughout the day.
You do not need to book a specific time. You will be admitted in the next available time slot.
During busy periods and bank holidays, there may be a longer wait than usual to gain admission
A typical visit lasts between 1 and 1½ hours.
Please arrive 15 min before your scheduled time.
The King’s Gallery, Buckingham Palace, SW1A 1AA
Nearest Train Station: Victoria
Nearest Underground: Victoria, Green Park or Hyde Park Corner