Tickets and prices

Save time and money by buying online

Save time and money by buying online

*Our members get more

In return for their support, our members enjoy free and unlimited access to all six historic royal palaces all year round.

More about membership

Online ticket prices

Type No donation With donation

Members*

Free

Free

Adult

£5.50

£6.10

Child

Free

Free

Concessions

£4.60

£5.10

Groups

Varies

Varies

Ticket types

Child: 5 to 15 years old. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Adult: 18 years and over.
Concessions: Full-time students, 16-17 years, over 60s and disabled visitors. 
Family 1: One adult and up to three children (5 to 15 years old).
Family 2: Two adults and up to three children (5 to 15 years old).
Groups: 15 people or more.

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.

Gate prices

Type No donation With donation

Members*

Free

Free

Adult

£6.50

£7.20

Child

Free

Free

Concessions

£5.50

£6.10

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. 

Thursday bookings

The Banqueting House is reserved on Thursdays as an event space. 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 if you intend to visit on a Thursday.

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Book tickets by phone

Call +44 (0)20 3166 6000  

The line is open:
Monday-Friday: 09.00-17.00
Saturday-Sunday: 09.00-14.00

Telephone bookings incur a £2.00 booking fee per transaction. The booking fee does not apply to tickets purchased online or in person.

Book tickets online

Book in person

Tickets can be purchased at the gate rate 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 a physical voucher at the Banqueting House ticket desk and separate terms and conditions apply.

Group bookings

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

Groups must pre-book. 

More on group visits

Group prices

Type Price Online price

Adult group

£6.00 / person

£5.30 / person

Child group

Free

Free

Concessions

£5.10 / person

£4.40 / person

General information

Historic Royal Palaces switchboard:
Call +44 (0)20 3166 6000 between 09.00 and 17.00.
Text Relay users must dial 18001 before the telephone number.

Things to see Highlights

Experience James I's breathtaking Banqueting Hall, created in 1622 as a venue for extravagant Jacobean entertainments.

Open daily

1 hour

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.

Open daily

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

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

Open daily