Visit the official London residence of the Queen, as Buckingham Palace opens its doors to the public every summer.
In 2018, Buckingham Palace is open to visitors from 21 July until 30 September.
Explore the lavishly furnished State Rooms of one of the world's few remaining working royal palaces, and look out for some of the Royal Collection's greatest treasures on display.
Highlights of the Buckingham Palace summer opening include:
- Paintings by Rembrandt, Rubens, Vermeer, Poussin, Canaletto and Claude
- Sculpture by Canova and Chantrey
- Exquisite examples of Sèvres porcelain
- Some of the finest English and French furniture in the world
Every year, Buckingham Palace's summer opening features a special exhibition. This year's Prince and Patron exhibition celebrates the 70th birthday of Charles, Prince of Wales, with a special display of more than 100 artworks chosen by the prince. The items on display include paintings, decorative arts, furniture and textiles.
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Buckingham Palace tour tickets
The summer opening of Buckingham Palace is extremely popular so booking tickets in advance is recommended. Entry is timed.
|Child ticket (5 to 16 years old)||£13.50 per ticket|
|Family ticket (2 adults and 3 children)||£61.50 per ticket|
|Concession ticket||£13.50 to £22.00 per ticket|
|Child ticket (under 5 years old)||FREE|
|Adult ticket||£24.00 per ticket|