Tickets for The State Rooms, Buckingham Palace.
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- Entrance to the State Rooms of Buckingham Palace
- Multimedia guide in 9 languages, a guide for families, an audio-descriptive tour for blind or partially-sighted visitors, or a video tour for deaf and hard-of-hearing visitors
This is one of the quintessential British tourist things to do whilst in London, to visit the State Rooms at Buckingham Palace. A collection of 19 rooms that are used for important state occasions, ceremonies, as well as royal receptions. The rooms are done in a neo-classical architectural style and some of the finest examples in the world. They are only open during the summer months and should be experienced where you get the chance.
The tour includes:
- The White Drawing Room
- Throne Room
- Picture Gallery, amongst others.
Soak it in. Enjoy it and picture the history of what’s happened in these rooms and the fact you are standing where the Queen stood on many occasions!
A truly amazing opportunity.
Interesting Facts About The State Rooms at Buckingham Palace
- The State Rooms at Buckingham Palace are only open to the public during the summer months of August and September
- Queen Victoria was the first English Royal to live at Buckingham Palace in 1837.
- As you would expect with it being a royal palace, its home to some incredible artwork which includes sculptures, paintings, tapestries and other forms of art.
- John Nash was the architect responsible for the palace and he accidentally went over budget. He was also fired, but we don’t know if it was due to the budget or other reasons!
- Buckingham Palace has had multiple break-ins and even one chap managed to get in a few times!
- Its not just the royal family that live at Buckingham Palace, but also hundreds of staff members live on site.
- Did you know that Buckingham Palace has a cinema room, a post office, a swimming pool, a police station and even its own cash machine!
- Did you know you can all tell if the King is in residence! If the flag being flown is a Union Jack, it means he isn’t there, but if the Royal Flag is being flown, it means he is there!
Useful Information About Buckingham Palace
Buckingham Palace Address: Buckingham Palace, London, SW1A 1AA
How to get to The State Rooms Buckingham Palace
By Train: London Victoria or London Charing Cross Stations. There is a walk as well.
By Underground: Victoria, Green Park, St. James’s Park and Hyde Park Station are the closest tube stations.
By Bus: Bus routes 11, 211, C1 and C10 stop on Buckingham Palace Road. Victoria Coach Station is also an option but requires a 10-minute walk to get to Buckingham Palace.
Frequently asked questions about the State Rooms at Buckingham Palace.
Q: How many State Rooms does Buckingham Palace have?
A: Buckingham Palace has 19 State Rooms.
Q: How long does it take to tour the Buckingham Palace State Rooms?
A: Most visitors take around 2-3 hours to tour the Buckingham Palace State Rooms but it is entirely up to you.
Q: What is the largest room at Buckingham Palace?
A: The Throne Room is the largest room at Buckingham Palace!
Q: Can you see the private rooms at Buckingham Palace?
A: No, its only the State Rooms that are open to the public.