Historic Royal Palaces
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This wild spirit found himself caged at the Tower of London
A priceless collection used to crown the kings and queens of England
Home of Henry VIII and the Tudor dynasty
The royal power couple
An elegant retreat for Britain's royal family
A surprisingly successful monarch, despite ill health and tragedy
Get an artists' eye view of Rubens' ceiling, down to the level of individual brush strokes added during its creation in the 17th century.
Included in palace admission (members go free)
Join us in the Main Hall of Banqueting House for our Hidden History talks, interpreted by our British Sign Language (BSL) interpreters.
First Saturday of every month
Explore the vaulted drinking den beneath the Banqueting House, which was used by James I for decadent royal parties.
Marvel at Sir Peter Paul Rubens' ceiling in its original setting of Inigo Jones' spectacular Banqueting House.
Walk in the footsteps of the condemned King and stand on the spot of Charles I's execution, just outside Banqueting House.
Find out what remains of Whitehall – known as one of the first examples of Palladianism in British architecture.
Explore the history behind the spectacular Line of Kings exhibition at the Tower.
Find filming locations for The Favourite, learn more about the history behind the film and find out about Queen Anne's legacy at Hampton Court Palace.