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Come on a one-hour guided tour and discover the art, architecture and history that make the Queen's House an unmissable royal attraction.
On the tour your guide will:
- Discuss the history of Greenwich from a royal residence to today.
- Guide you through the artwork on view, including works by Willem Van De Velde (both the Elder and Younger), J.M.W. Turner, Joshua Reynolds, William Hogarth and the Armada Portrait of Elizabeth I.
Tour duration: approximately one hour and subject to staff availability.
Bags at the Queen’s House: Due to the delicate nature of some of the displays, visitors are not permitted to wear backpacks or carry large bags while in the galleries. Lockers are available at reception.
About the Queen's House
Commissioned by Anne of Denmark, the wife of James I, and built between 1616 and 1638, the Queen's House was the first building in Britain built in the classical style as well as the only part of the royal palace complex at Greenwich still standing. The house was recently restored in time for its 400th anniversary with the addition of a major commission by the Turner Prize- winning artist Richard Wright.