Queen's House closure

Visitor notice: Some areas of the Queen's House including the Great Hall, The Tulip Stairs and some ground floor rooms will be closed Thursday 27 and Saturday 29 July. 

Plan your visit

Free
See what's on
Open daily from 10am - 5pm
Including Bank Holidays
Getting here
Romney Road, Greenwich, London SE10 9NF
Explore the Queen's House, Inigo Jones' architectural masterpiece and the first Classical building in the UK.

Discover the royal history of the House through paintings of famous Tudor and Stuart kings and queens

Climb the sweeping Tulip Stairs, the first geometric self-supporting spiral stair in Britain

See over 450 works of art by great British and European artists

 

Filled with works of art representing 400 years by artists including Gainsborough, Canaletto, Reynolds, LS Lowry, Stubbs and Hogarth, this Royal 'house of delight' is part of the original 16th and 17th Century palace complex of Greenwich.

In the Great Hall, see Turner Prize-winner Richard Wright’s beautiful gold leaf ceiling design.

Share your photos on social media using #ExploreGreenwich 

Did you know?

  • Henry VIII was born in Greenwich and spent a lot of time here during his reign. The deer in Greenwich Park are said to be directly descended from his.
  • The house is famously thought to be haunted, after visiting tourists from Canada had their photographs developed and saw what appears to be a ghost (or ghosts) on the Tulip Stairs.
  • The blue colour of the staircase was made from crushed glass.
Explore & discover

Discover architectural marvels, royal history and over 450 works of art by great British and European artists

Uncover the fascinating history of this 17th-century 'house of delight'

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Take home some royal splendour and beautiful art

Find your way

The Queen's House is a quick and easy journey from central London, by DLR, rail or boat