Created in 1622 by Inigo Jones, the Banqueting House in London was intended for the splendour and exuberance of court masques, but is most famous for a real life drama: the execution of Charles I, which took place here in 1649.
Join us on Thursday 15 May 2014 for Museums at Night and enjoy a visit to this architectural masterpiece, and home to the magnificent Rubens ceiling.
Open until 10pm, you will be able to enjoy your visit with a drink in hand from our licensed bar, have a listen to our complimentary audio guide, and glean more information from our knowledgeable team.
Meet King Charles I and have a chat with His Majesty about his past.
Have fun trying on our fabulous cotumes from the stuart period and maybe even take some photos to show your friends and family!
Venue Details & Map
The Banqueting House
- +44 (0)844 482 7777
- Public transport:
- Tube: Westminster/Embankment Train: Charing Cross