Castle & palace tours

Banqueting House Whitehall tickets

Availability: Daily
Duration: 1 hour
Language: English
Printed ticket only
Do this because
  • Step into the last remaining piece of Whitehall Palace
  • Stunning architecture by 17th century architect, Inigo Jones
  • Ceiling paintings by Rubens - commissioned by Charles I
  • Explore the lives of past inhabitants from over 300 years ago
What to expect

Whitehall Palace burnt down 300 years ago - the Banqueting House is the sole surviving part. Step across the threshold into the site of some of the most iconic and dramatic events in British history.

Once the largest palace in Europe, with over 1,500 rooms and 23 acres, Whitehall was larger than Versailles and the Vatican. It was once the main residence of British royalty and numerous nation-changing events happened within its walls. Your visit will recount stories of history where it happened - the execution of Charles I, marriages of Henry VIII, first performance of Othello. The House also includes an impressive collection of art by Rubens, Michelangelo, Holbein, Raphael and Da Vinci.

The newly-renovated structure incorporates new historical research and site-specific experiences. Get a sense the characters in this lost history and immerse yourself in the stories of these Tudor and Stuart worlds.

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What's included
  • Admission to the Banqueting House
Reduced price
  • Children (ages 15 and under): free
  • Students (with ID) and seniors (ages 60 and up): reduced
Where

Banqueting House, Whitehall, London

Meeting point:

Bring a printed copy of your voucher to the admissions counter at the Banqueting House.

When
  • Open daily 10.00am-1.00pm
  • Last admission 12.30pm
  • Open until 5.00pm when no evening events are scheduled
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Provider
Historic Royal Palaces
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Unfortunately, we can't offer you a refund nor can we change or cancel your booking for this particular product, due to our partner's policy.

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