Tickets and prices

Buy online to save time

Buy online to save time

Updated 12 June. As a result of the Coronavirus global pandemic, we have taken the difficult decision to close Banqueting House until March 2021. We apologise for any disappointment this may cause. Please read our statement

*Our members get more

In return for their support, our members can explore our historic royal palaces as many times as they like, all year round.

More about membership

Ticket prices

Type No donation With donation

Members

entry to all 6 palaces from £55 per year

Free

Free

Adult

age 18-64

£7.50

£8.30

Child

age 5-15

Free

Free

Concession

age 65+ or 16-17, full-time student, disabled visitor

£6.00

£6.60

Groups

more about group discounts

Varies

Varies

About Gift Aid

The 'with donation' price in the table includes an optional donation towards our charitable work. Make your donation go further by ticking the Gift Aid box when completing your purchase. Historic Royal Palaces will be able to claim an extra 25% of the value of your ticket at no extra cost to you.

Thank you for playing your part

Historic Royal Palaces is an independent charity and we rely on the support of our members, visitors and donors. When you buy a ticket you are helping us to care for the palaces and give them a future as valuable as their past.

Give more without paying more

If you are a UK taxpayer, make your donation ticket go further by ticking the Gift Aid box when completing your purchase. Historic Royal Palaces will be able to claim an additional 25% of the value of your ticket at no extra cost to you.

What's included in my ticket?

  • Access to Banqueting House.
  • A multi-language audio guide.

How long is my ticket valid for?

Tickets are only valid on the date selected and are non-transferable. 

All day closures

The Banqueting House can be reserved all day as an events space on selected dates throughout the year. Tickets are released 4 weeks in advance if the space is not required for an event, so please check 4 weeks prior to your preferred date to ensure the building is open to the public. 

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Book in person

Tickets can be purchased on the day of your visit at the ticket kiosk located in the main entrance. 

Please note that third party promotions and special offers can only be used when providing ticketing staff with a physical voucher at the Banqueting House ticket desk and separate terms and conditions apply.

Group bookings

As a result of the Coronavirus global pandemic, we have taken the difficult decision to close Banqueting House until March 2021. We apologise for any disappointment this may cause. Please read our statement

We offer a range of benefits and services, including online booking, to groups of 15 or more people.

Benefit from an extra discount on the gate price when you book online. 

Groups must pre-book. 

More on group visits

Group prices

Type Price Online price

Adult group

£6.90 / person

£6.37 / person

Child group

Free

Free

Concessions

£5.60 / person

£5.13 / person

General information

Historic Royal Palaces switchboard:
Call +44 (0)33 3320 6000 between 09.00 and 17.00.
Text Relay users must dial 18001 before the telephone number.

Arches lit by candlelight in the Undercroft of Banqueting House Whitehall, London
Things to see

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

Closed

Banqueting House

Included in palace admission (members go free)

Vertical shot looking straight up at Rubens' Ceiling at Banqueting House Whitehall, London
Things to see

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

Closed

Banqueting House

Included in palace admission (members go free)