Explore Banqueting House on a guided tour.
Banqueting House is the sole survivor of the lost royal Palace of Whitehall, once the home of the archbishops of York and, later, Henry VIII. Designed by Baroque architect Inigo Jones, the building also houses Rubens' magnificent ceiling and was the site of Charles I’s execution.
Discover four centuries of art, architecture and history in one building.
Banqueting House Guided Tours
On 18 and 19 December 2023, learn about the Stuart Christmas celebrations that took place under the Rubens ceiling.
Banqueting House History Tour
On 07 January, explore the incredible history of the Rubens ceiling, Whitehall Palace and Charles I's execution.
Charles I Execution Tour
On 28 January, stand where history happened and explore the site of Charles I’s execution on a cold January day in 1649 and learn how and why such a significant event took place.
On 11 February, explore the stories of James I and his favourites and the exploits of those who lived at Whitehall Palace.
Our wonderful collection of gifts and souvenirs are all inspired by the Banqueting House.
In our home section you will find stylish lifestyle home accessories and furnishings, including cushions, tapestries, ornaments and much more which will add those finishing touches to make your room complete.