Visit the official London residence of the Queen, as Buckingham Palace opens its doors to the public every summer.
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 include:
- Paintings by Rembrandt, Rubens, Vermeer, Poussin, Canaletto and Claude
- Sculpture by Canova and Chantrey
- Exquisite examples of Sèvres porcelain
- Some of the finest English and French furniture in the world
Here's our top 10 things to see at Buckingham Palace.
Every year, Buckingham Palace's summer opening features a special exhibition. This temporary exhibition can only be seen during that year's summer opening. Check back nearer the time for more information about the 2018 special exhibition.
Buckingham Palace Tour Tickets
The summer opening of Buckingham Palace is extremely popular so booking tickets in advance is recommended. Entry is timed.
More details about the summer opening 2018, including dates and the theme of the special exhibition, are expected to be released in November 2017.