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Greenwich
London SE10 9NF

Closed for refurbishment, re-opening July 2016 to mark its 400th anniversary
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History of the Queen's House

The Queen's House was commissioned by Anne of Denmark, wife of James I. James is said to have given the manor of Greenwich to Anne in apology for having sworn at her in public, after she accidentally shot one of his favourite dogs while hunting in 1614. In 1616 Anne commissioned Inigo Jones to design a new pavilion for her at Greenwich. Read more

The Queen's House

In 2016, we will be celebrating the 400th anniversary of the Queen’s House. As part of our preparations, the house will be closed to visitors from 27 July 2015 and will reopen, transformed, on 4 July 2016. Come back and discover the extraordinary people and events that are key to understanding this iconic building's creation, its history and its significance today. Find out more about the refurbishment project or keep up to date with the latest news on Twitter