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Buckingham Palace tour: summer opening 2020

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The Throne Room at Buckingham Palace. Image courtesy of The Royal Collection and Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. Photo credit: Derry Moore.
Explore the lavish interiors of the Queen's official London residence, and one of the world's few remaining working royal palaces, with a Buckingham Palace summer tour. Read More


Visit the official London residence of the Queen, as Buckingham Palace opens its doors to the public.

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, Poussin and Canaletto
  • Sculpture by Canova and Chantrey
  • Exquisite examples of Sèvres porcelain
  • Some of the finest English and French furniture in the world

A selection of artworks line Buckingham Palace's State Rooms for the Prince and Patron exhibition

Every year, Buckingham Palace's summer opening features special exhibitions. This year's event is now over, but check back soon for information about the summer 2020 exhibition.

Check out the top 10 things to see at Buckingham Palace.

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) £14.00 per ticket
Concession ticket £22.80 per ticket
Adult ticket £25.00 per ticket

Venue Details & Map

Buckingham Palace

Buckingham Palace
+44 (0)20 3123 7321
Public transport:
Tube/Rail: Victoria Tube: Victoria, Green Park, St James’s Park or Hyde Park Corner

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