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.
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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.
Discover architectural marvels, royal history and over 450 works of art by great British and European artists
Take home some royal splendour and beautiful art
The Queen's House is a quick and easy journey from central London, by DLR, rail or boat