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Committed to access for all

Committed to access for all

We welcome all visitors to Banqueting House and aim to make everyone's day out successful and enjoyable.

Free carer tickets

An accompanying carer is admitted free of charge. Whilst concession tickets can be purchased online, complimentary adult carer tickets can only be obtained on the day of your visit.

Guide dogs

Trained assistance dogs are welcome inside Banqueting House. This includes medical alert dogs. We are happy to provide water on request.

Visitors with limited mobility

Main Hall

There is currently no lift access to the Main Hall. We apologise for any inconvenience.


There is also no lift access to the balcony.

Email: [email protected]

The Undercroft

A ramp down to the Undercroft is available for wheelchair users.

Accessible Toilet

An accessible toilet is available back of house. Please ask a member of staff to direct you. Please be aware the toilet is accessed down a short ramp with no handrail.

Deaf or hard of hearing visitors

A transcript of our audio guide is currently unavailable. Please contact [email protected] for access to the transcript of the guided tours.

British Sign Language interpreters will be available for certain guided tours.

Blind or partially sighted visitors

Braille guides of Banqueting House are currently unavailable.


  • Events

Guided Tours

Discover the historic Banqueting House on a guided tour.

  • 05 May 2024 (sold out)
  • Tours take place 10.00, 12.00 and 14.00
  • Banqueting House
  • Separate ticket (advance booking required)
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  • Things to see

The Undercroft

Explore the vaulted drinking den beneath the Banqueting House, which was used by James I for decadent royal parties.

  • Open for guided tours on specific dates
  • Banqueting House
  • Included in palace admission (members go free)
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  • Things to see

Rubens ceiling

Marvel at Sir Peter Paul Rubens' ceiling in its original setting of Inigo Jones' spectacular Banqueting House.

  • Open for guided tours on specific dates
  • Banqueting House
  • Included in palace admission (members go free)
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The execution of Charles I

Tried and sentenced to death for high treason

The masque

A fabulously extravagant early 17th century court entertainment

The Rubens ceiling

The crowning glory of the Banqueting House

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Shop Banqueting House Gifts

Our wonderful collection of gifts and souvenirs are all inspired by the Banqueting House.

From £4.00