Essential Information

Type Family fun
Queen's House → Ground floor → Great Hall
Date and Times Selected dates half-terms and school holidays only | See dates below
Prices Free

Visit the Queen's House this half-term and discover a different character from history with their own fascinating story to tell!

Mistress Babbington character actors at the Queen's House

Mistress Babbington

Dates: 25 and 29 July | 5, 8, 14, 17, 22 and 26 August | 25 and 30 October | 17 and 21 December

Times: 12pm, 1pm, 2pm, 3pm

Meet Mistress Babbington, in charge of running the Queen's House following the Restoration of the Stuart monarchy in 1660.

In this interactive event, learn about the history of the building and find out what life was like in this royal residence.

Inspector Canvass

Dates: 27 July | 1, 7, 12, 15, 19, 24 and 29 August | 23 and 27 October | 18 and 22 December

Times: 12pm, 1pm, 2pm, 3pm

What’s in a picture? Come and join Inspector Canvass at the Queen’s House to discover more about this famous first of British architecture and some of the artistic techniques and hidden clues in the paintings hanging there. 


Selfie view from the Meridian Courtyard

May half term in Greenwich

Go on an epic family adventure of discovery across the seas and through the universe at Royal Museums Greenwich

Character Actors

Queen's House

  • Guaranteed entry time
  • Audio guide included
  • Woburn Treasures exhibition
Free entry
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