The Armada Portrait of Elizabeth I

Queen's House Early Closure

Visitor Notice: On Thursday 26 September the ground floor of the Queen's House will be closing to the public at 3pm. The rest of the house, including the iconic Armada Portrait of Elizabeth I, will be open as usual.

Queen's House Part Closures

Visitor Notice: On Saturday 14, Sunday 15, Tuesday 17 and Saturday 21 September certain areas of the Queen's House will be closed to the public for a private event. The rest of the house, including the iconic Armada Portrait of Elizabeth I, will be open as usual.

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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