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The King’s Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Step into The King’s Gallery, Buckingham Palace to explore art exhibitions from the Royal Collection in grand, opulent surroundings.

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The King’s Gallery, Buckingham Palace
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    Only on the All-Inclusive Pass

    This attraction is available on the All-Inclusive Pass, but not the Explorer Pass.

What you'll do

Visit The King’s Gallery, Buckingham Palace with Go City®

  • With us, there are no entry fees on the day – all you've got to do is show your pass.
  • Changing exhibitions in The King’s Gallery, Buckingham Palace feature paintings, sculptures, photographs, furniture and other treasures.
  • Explore the hundreds of works of art on display.

Enter the King's Gallery nestled beside Buckingham Palace and begin your mesmerizing voyage through the annals of art and history. As a hub for changing exhibitions from the renowned Royal Collection, one of the globe's most significant art repositories, the King's Gallery offers a panoramic view of royal heritage. Traverse diverse mediums, from paintings to sculptures, and immerse yourself in their stories.

Originally Queen Victoria's private chapel, the gallery became an artistic haven after being destroyed in a 1940 air raid. Since then, it has stood as a bastion of cultural enrichment, inviting visitors to engage with unparalleled treasures from the trove of art history. 

Whether you're a connoisseur of art, a student of history, or simply looking for an unforgettable experience in London, the King's Gallery beckons with promises of inspiration and wonder.

Current exhibition: Royal Portraits: A Century of Photography (17th May to 6th October)

Discover an immersive stroll through the evolution of royal portrait photography. Dive into a realm where photographic prints, proofs, and archival documents converge, illuminating the intimate bonds between royal subjects and revered photographers.

Feast your eyes on over 150 works from creators such as Cecil Beaton, Dorothy Wilding, Annie Leibovitz, and Rankin. From stately formal portraits to candid glimpses, each image unveils facets of royal life across generations. Whether you’re after insights into history or captivated by the artistry of photography, Royal Portraits promises an enriching exploration of the Royal Family's visual legacy.

Experience The King’s Gallery, Buckingham Palace and many other attractions with the All Inclusive Pass.

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Know before you go

Getting in: present your pass at the admissions desk, inside the main entrance. Once your pass has been validated, you will be issued a separate ticket before passing through airport-style security to the Gallery.

Please note: The King’s Gallery, Buckingham Palace operates on a pre-booked, timed ticketing basis. Go City customers are able to enter without having to book tickets in advance but are advised that admission is strictly subject to availability. You will be allocated the next available time-slot upon presentation of your pass at the admissions desk.


For more information, visit The King's Gallery website.

Where you'll be

Operating hours

17 May to 10 July 
Thursday to Monday: 10AM to 5.30PM (last admission 4.15PM)

11 July to 31 August 
Daily: 10AM to 5.30PM (last admission 4.15PM)

01 September to 06 October 
Thursday to Monday: 10AM to 5.30PM (last admission 4.15PM)

The King’s Gallery is part of a royal working palace, so sometimes closures can happen at short notice. We will endeavour to note them here but for the most up-to-date opening hours, please visit the King's Gallery website.

Closings & holidays

15 April to 16 May 2024
7 to 31 October 2024
25 December annually

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