Before you travel, please check our upcoming planned closures.

Opening and closing times

Information on seasonal hours and planned closures

Information on seasonal hours and planned closures

Opening times

Banqueting House is open daily except 24-26 December and 01 January.


Open daily * (01 January - 31 December)

Monday-Sunday- 10:00-17:00

Last admission- 16:30


*The Banqueting House will occasionally close early for private events. Please check below for known closures and notices.

Closures and notices

Planned closures

The Banqueting House occasionally closes early for private events. 

Upcoming closures:

  • 26 September 2018 - closed from 16:00
  • 01-02 October 2018 - closed from 13:00
  • 03 October 2018 - closed from 16:00
  • 04 October 2018 - closed all day
  • 10 October 2018 - closed from 13:00
  • 11 October 2018 - closed from 16:00
  • 15 October 2018 - closed from 16:00
  • 19 October 2018 - closed from 16:00
  • 20 October 2018 - closed from 16:00
  • 25 October 2018 - closed from 16:00
  • 27-28 October 2018 - closed from 16:00
  • 30 October 2018 - closed from 13:00

Last admission is 45 minutes prior to the Banqueting House closing, unless otherwise stated.

Need more info?

Before visiting, to ensure that the Banqueting House will be open, please contact us on:

+44 (0)20 3166 6155 
+44 (0)20 3166 6154
+44 (0)20 3166 6152

Alternatively you can email us at: BanquetingHouse@hrp.org.uk and we will aim to respond within 24 hours.

Open House

Banqueting House will be participating in Open House, London’s festival of architecture on 22-23 September 2018. The site will be open as usual, but please expect long queues.

Please note audio guides will be unavailable during this time.