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Opening and closing times

Information on opening hours and palace or route closures

Information on opening hours and palace or route closures

Palace, Gardens and Tiltyard Café Opening Hours

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Open

Open (route closures)

Closed

Monday Closed

Tuesday Closed

Wednesday 10:00 - 17:30

Thursday 10:00 - 17:30

Friday 10:00 - 17:30

Saturday 10:00-17:30

Sunday 10:00-17:30

Last admission: 16:30.

10-19 July 2024: The Chapel Royal and Royal Pew will be closed for conservation work. 

Monday Closed

Tuesday Closed

Wednesday 10:00 - 18:00

Thursday 10:00 - 18:00

Friday 10:00 - 18:00

Saturday 10:00 - 18:00

Sunday 10:00 - 18:00

Last admission: 17:15

Monday Closed

Tuesday Closed

Wednesday 10:00 - 17:00/Deli bar: 10:00 - 17:00/ Hot food: 11:30 - 15:00

Thursday 10:00 - 17:00/Deli bar: 10:00 - 17:00/ Hot food: 11:30 - 15:00

Friday 10:00 - 17:00/Deli bar: 10:00 - 17:00/ Hot food: 11:30 - 15:00

Saturday 10:00 - 17:00/Deli bar: 10:00 - 17:00/ Hot food: 11:30 - 15:00

Sunday 10:00 - 17:00/Deli bar: 10:00 - 17:00/ Hot food: 11:30 - 15:00

Palace Closures

  • Sunday 08 September
  • Sunday 22 September
  • Sunday 13 October

Gardens Open Days

The gardens will be open for free entry on the following dates throughout the year. Entrance to the Palace, the Maze and the Magic Garden will still require a ticket.

2024

  • 14 and 15 September
  • 23 and 24 November
  • 26 December - Wilderness open for Boxing Day

The Chapel Royal

This is a working community chapel, which means it may be subject to short-notice closures. The Chapel closes on Sundays for religious services and on other holy days. 

Upcoming Chapel Closures in 2024:

The Chapel Royal will be closed until 29 September for conservation work. The Royal Pew will be closed until 19 July. However, please note that the Chapel can still be viewed from the Royal Pew.

Route Closures

East Front Gardens

The East Front Gardens will be closed all day on Saturday 07 September and Saturday 21 September.

The Mantegna Gallery

The Mantegna Gallery is closed until 2026. Two paintings from The Triumphs of Caesar can be seen in The Georgian Story / Queen's Apartments during this time. 

Little Banqueting House

The Little Banqueting House will be closed until further notice.

20th Century Garden

The 20th Century Garden is closed until further notice.