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About

Enjoy the stunning art, architecture and royal heritage of the Queen’s House; England’s first Classical building, designed by Inigo Jones. Originally built as a ‘house of delight’ for James I’s queen Anne of Denmark, the House is famous today for its renowned art collection.

Special architectural features include the ‘Tulip Staircase’, the cubic Great Hall, painted ceilings and orangery opening onto Greenwich Park.

In preparation for its 400th anniversary in 2016, the Queen’s House is currently closed for renovation, re-opening this year. The house will reopen displaying over 400 great works of art across 22 rooms, including a new art installation by Turner Prize winner Richard Wright.

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Important information

The Queens House is currently closed for refurbishments. It will open again later in 2016.

Prices and Opening Times
Adult Ticket: Free (USD0.00)

Admission free except to events and special exhibitions.

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Opening Times:

10.00-17.00. Last admission 16.30.

The house is currently closed for renovation and will re-open to celebrate its 400th anniversary in 2016.

Venue Details & Map

Queen's House Greenwich

Address
Romney Road
Greenwich
London
SE10 9NF
Telephone:
+44 (0)20 8312 6565
Email:
Website:
http://www.rmg.co.uk/queens-house
Public transport:
Rail – Greenwich (zone 2) DLR – Cutty Sark for Maritime Greenwich By boat – from most Central London piers
Yelp Reviews

4.0 out of 5 based on 3 reviews

Top 3 reviews of Queen's House Greenwich

3.0 out of 5 20 May 2012
by Sandie L.

Centered nearby to the Royal Observatory, Maritime Museum, Royal College, this was a interesting spot to visit. Interesting to learn about Queen's "other" home. Art nicely spaced throughout and a gorgeous spiral staircase that apparently is quite famous.more

4.0 out of 5 9 February 2011
by RicInParis

De retour d'un voyage en Italie, l'architecte Inigo Jones acheva en 1638 ce premier édifice néo-classique, d'inspiration palladienne, créant tout un nouveau style qui deviendra très populaire au Royaume-Uni.

Initialement partie d'un palais royal, la Maison de la Reine en est le dernier témoin, aujourd'hui inclus dans le Musée National de Marine. Y sont présentées les collections de peinture...more

5.0 out of 5 2 January 2009
by Glen S.

The Queen's House, the odd white box building at the centre of the National Maritime Museum in Greenwich, was built for Queen Anne of Denmark, wife of James I, by the renowned architect Inigo Jones. On one wall in the 1st floor there is a contemporary quote referring to a strange 'devise' being built by Jones at Greenwich, and after a jaunt through this peculiar, mazelike building the image of...more

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