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The Queen's Gallery London
London SW1A 1AA
TfL Fare Zone 1
   
 
 
 
 

The Gallery is built into the south-west wall surrounding Buckingham Palace. The entrance is well signed.

The Royal Collection consists of works of art, fine porcelain, sculpture, furniture, jewellery, photographs and other treasures held in trust by The Queen for the Nation. It is the Royal Collection which furnishes the Royal palaces and residences.
 
Private Chapel Bombed WW2
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During World War II Buckingham Palace was bombed and hit by rockets 9 times. One of the 1940 air raids gutted the private chapel which was rebuilt as the Queen’s Gallery in 1962.
 
When King George VI and Queen Elizabeth were faced with the destruction of part of their home, she remarked "I'm glad we've been bombed, it makes me feel I can look the East End people in the face." (The German bombing raids were flattening the docks and homes in the East End of London and the King and Queen were regular bombsite visitors).
 
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The Gallery was originally a conservatory, built on the south-west corner of the Palace overlooking the garden, designed by architect John Nash and completed in 1831. Queen Victoria turned the conservatory into a private chapel.
 
Post-war the building was remodelled. It was designed as a purpose built space to house changing exhibitions drawn from the Royal Collection and opened in 1962. A more recent redevelopment and expansion was completed and the Gallery re-opened in 2002.
 
Tickets, Opening Times etc
For details of the current exhibition together with ticket costs, opening times and Visitor Disability information, go to  Web:Royal Collection visiting information
 
Disabled Access
Fully accessible. More detailed information available by  Tel: +44 (0)2077 667 324
 
Contact & Further Information
Ticket Sales and Information Office, The Official Residences of The Queen, London SW1A 1AA
Telephone   +44 (0)2077 667 301
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Buying a ticket on the day
Tickets may be purchased from The Queen's Gallery, subject to availability.
 
Getting There
To find the best way for getting to The Queen's Gallery, visit the TfL Journey Planner.
 
- By Underground
St James’ Park Station Circle and District Lines
Green Park Station Piccadilly, Victoria and Jubilee Lines
Hyde Park Corner Station Piccadilly Line
Victoria Station Victoria, Circle and District Lines
 
- By Mainline Rail
Victoria Mainline Station
 
- By Bus
Route Nos 11, 211, C1 and C10 stop on Buckingham Palace Road.
 

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