Buckingham Palace Queens Gallery

Buckingham Palace Queens Gallery tickets

The Queen's Gallery at Buckingham Palace is a permanent space dedicated to changing exhibitions of items from the Royal Collection, the wide-ranging collection of art and treasures held in trust by The Queen for the Nation.

The Collection includes paintings, drawings and watercolours, furniture, ceramics, clocks, silver, sculpture, jewellery, books and manuscripts, prints and maps, arms and armour, and textiles.

Current Exhibition

Scottish Artists 1750-1900: From Caledonia to the Continent

18 March 2016- 9 October 2016

The first ever exhibition devoted to Scottish art in the Royal Collection brings together paintings, drawings and miniatures by painters who were born in Scotland and travelled abroad.

Scottish Artists 1750-1900: From Caledonia to the Continent and Maria Merians Butterflies

15 April 2016 - 9 October 2016

Currently on show at The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace, Maria Merian's Butterflies tells the story of the entomologist through a spectacular display of her works. Over three hundred years after they were made, the drawings are some of the finest images of the natural world and several are on public display for the first time.

Upcoming Exhibitions

Portrait of the Artist

4 November 2016 - 23 April 2017

Buckingham Palace Queens Gallery - Booking information

Ticket Delivery
  • Please take a printed copy of your confirmation email with you.
  • Your confirmation email acts as your e-ticket for entry.
  • Please remember to bring along the credit card that you made the booking with for identification
  • Concession ticket = Student or Senior (over 60). Please ensure you bring valid ID to prevent any issues with entry.


Other Information
  • Available times 10.00 to 17.30 (last admission 16:15)
  • No age restrictions
  • No dress code
  • The Queens Gallery is closed -10 October 2016 - 3 November 2016. Please note as this is a working royal residence opening hours may change with short notice. Please check before planning your visit.
  • Please note: For safety reasons, visitors and their belongings may be subject to security checks. Baggage and items such as umbrellas, pushchairs and electrical equipment may have to be checked in and reclaimed at the end of the visit.
  • Mobile phones must be switched off during your visit
  • As Buckingham Palace is an historic building, the floors may be uneven and visitors should take care when walking about


Got any questions about your booking? Hopefully you will find the answer in our frequently asked questions section.


Buckingham Palace Queens Gallery - Event information

  • If you require wheelchair access, please contact Buckingham Palace directly 
    please telephone 020 7766 7324 or email specialistsales@royalcollection.org.uk

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