Queen’s House guided tours

Queen's House closure

Visitor notice: On Sunday 4 February, the Great Hall, Tulip Stairs and some ground floor rooms will be closed. The rest of the house and galleries remain open including the Armada Portrait. Find out more about the Armada Portrait

Essential information

Opening times: 
Tours: 11am, 12.30pm, 2.30pm | Queen's House open 9am-5pm daily
Location: 
Queen's House
Season type: 
Talks & courses

Come on a guided tour and discover the art, architecture and royal history which make the Queen's House an unmissable royal attraction

The tour will:

  • Explore the history of Greenwich from a Royal residence to today.
  • Guide you through the the artwork on show, including works by Lowry, Gainsborough and the Armada portrait of Elizabeth I. 

Comissioned by James the 1st for his wife Anne of Denmark and built between 1616 and 1635 the Queen's House was the first classical building in the UK and is now the only part of Greenwich’s Royal Palace that remains today. The house has recently undergone a major restoration, including a commision by Turner Prize winning artist Richard Wright.