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ROYAL RESIDENCES:  Buckingham Palace  -  Windsor Castle                            EVENTS CALENDAR

Buckingham Palace Summer Opening of the State Rooms:
31 July - 26 September 2004

Buckingham Palace is the official London residence of Her Majesty The Queen. Buckingham Palace is also the busy administrative headquarters of the Monarchy and has probably the most famous and easily recognisable facade of any building in the world.

During August and September when The Queen makes her annual visit to Scotland, the Palace's nineteen state rooms are open to visitors. They include the Throne Room, Picture Gallery and Ballroom. The 42-acre garden is an oasis for wildlife and visitors can enjoy a garden walk which offers superb views.

Buckingham Palace Road, London SW1A 1AA
Tel. 020 7766 7321

Tube:

St. James's Park

Victoria

Westminster

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Victoria

Open:  
Daily        9:00-16.30

last admission:     16.15



Ticket prices: (Summer opening)
Adult  £ 12.95

Concession

 £ 11.00

Child (5-17)

 £   6.50

Family

 £ 32.50 (2 adults & 3 children u. 17y)

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Recommended visit time:

2 hours

  Buckingham Palace operates a timed-ticket system, with admission every 15 minutes throughout the day.
 
The Queens Gallery

Displays from the Royal Collection, ranging from paitings, prints, drawings and watercolours to decorative arts, such as furniture, porcelain, miniatures, enamels and jewellery

Ticket prices:
Adult  £ 6.50
Child (5-17)

 £ 3.00

Open  
Daily

10.00 - 17.30    last admission 16.30

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Royal Mews


Finest working stables in the world. The Mews is responsible for all road travel by the Queen and members of the Royal Family,
whether by historic carriage or modern car.

Ticket prices:
Adult  £ 5.00
Child (5-17)

 £ 2.50

Open  
Apr - Oct

10.00 - 16.00    last admission 15.15

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Changing of the Guard

The Guard Change takes place at 11:30 The new guards arrive at the forecourt of the Palace from Wellington Barracks. The journey takes about 5 minutes and the soldiers are accompanied by a band. The ceremony is conducted on the Palace forecourt and takes approximately forty minutes to complete

August odd days i.e. 1, 3, 5 etc.
September even days i.e. 2, 4, 6 etc.

October

(provisional)

odd days i.e. 1, 3, 5 etc

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