Historic Royal Palaces
Essential information for visiting Banqueting House.
Banqueting House, Whitehall, London, SW1A 2ER
Buying online is always cheaper.
Monday- Sunday: 10.00 - 17.00
Last admission 16.30
Please be aware we often close in the afternoon for functions and events.
Shop for gifts and souvenirs inspired by this famous royal venue.
Our shop will be open throughout your visit, offering everything from souvenirs and gifts, to fine jewellery. You can also shop online and non-EU residents can buy tax-free.
We offer all the essential facilities and a few you may not expect, including advice and tips for a perfect day out.
We do everything we can to ensure disabled visitors enjoy the full palace experience.
Due to limited lift access to Banqueting Hall, we advise that visitors with mobility needs contact us before visiting. Telephone: 020 3166 6155
There are special offers and discounts for groups of 15 people or more.
We offer reduced admission for group bookings.
We offer everything you need for the perfect educational visit.
You can include special sessions and workshops designed for pupils of all ages. Discounted entry for groups of 15 or more, on-site supervision and meal deals are also available.
James I's great hall, a venue for extravagant entertainment.
A new digital adventure to uncover the hidden history in the heart of London.
Selected dates 11 July - 5 September
Approx. 80 mins
Explore the vaulted drinking den beneath the main hall that was used for entertaining friends by James I.