The Armada Portrait of Elizabeth I

Greenwich Comedy festival

Between 21 - 29 September there will be no access in front of the Queen's House Art Gallery, the South Lawns or the colonnades due to Greenwich Comedy Festival. The National Maritime Museum car park will also be closed. All our sites will be open as normal. 

Essential information

Opening times: 
Open daily 10.30am-4pm
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.

Discover more online: the symbolism of the Armada Portrait

 

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. 

PDF icon Colour in the Armada portrait 



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