The Armada Portrait of Elizabeth I

Queen's House closure

Visitor notice: On Saturday 30 March the Queen's House will be closed to the public from 12pm. The house, including the iconic Armada Portrait of Elizabeth I, will be open to visitors as usual on Sunday 31 March.

Essential information

Opening times: 
Open daily 10am-5pm
Admission: 
Free
Location: 
Queen's House
Season type: 
Queen's House

The iconic Armada portrait of Elizabeth I commemorates the most famous conflict of her reign – the failed invasion of England by the Spanish Armada in summer 1588.


The painting is on permanent public display in the Queen's Presence Chamber in the Queen’s House, on the site of the original Greenwich Palace, which was the birthplace of Elizabeth I. 

 

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