Buckingham Palace State Rooms

State Rooms at Buckingham Palace Queens Official Residence

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The State Rooms opens every Summer


The State Rooms are open for 10 weeks every summer and select days during winter and spring. This experience features 19 Buckingham Palace staterooms, Ballroom, throne room, Picture Gallery, Treasures, Garden, Grand Staircase, Changing of the Guard. Included in the entry price for the State rooms visitors can also access a special exhibition entitled “Prince and Patron” Works of Art selected by the Prince Of Wales to celebrate his 70th Birthday and his lifelong passion for art. Highlights, A Vivid bright Cloak of Napoleon Bonaparte, Taken from his carriage after the Battle of Waterloo in 1815. This red wool and silk garment, embroidered with silver thread. An Oil painting of Queen Elizabeth the II. Geometric designs, and sculpture, Many favourite pieces from the Royal Collection that Prince Charles the Prince of Wales has been fascinated by.

The Staterooms have been open for 10 weeks open every summer since 1993. It is an opportunity to see this working Palace, official residence and offices of the Queen.

Buckingham Palace contains 77,000 m2 (830,000 sq ft) of floor space.


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Enameleld Gold red, green yellow pearls, diamonds elephant figurines yali hindu faith form the stand. A Gift from RAm Singh II Maharaja of Jaipur. 1876 Normally these would have held rose water the design incorporates the Chandra Mahal and Amber Fort in Jaipur.

Prince of Wales trip to India (1875-76) Splendours of South East Asia

The Queens Gallery Buckingham Palace:

The Queen’s Gallery, Buckingham Palace
This exhibition will display items showing the relationship between the British Crown and South Asia. Mixed selection of Art works, manuscripts. Depictions of Hindu gods. The Geographical journey covers key points in time covering more than 400 years of history.
Free entry is included in the price to the SPLENDOURS OF THE SUBCONTINENT: A PRINCE’S TOUR OF INDIA 1875-6. That features items that Queen Victoria’s eldest son the Prince of Wales Albert Edward “Bertie” was given as gifts on his trip to India. This 4 month trip included 21 locations. He succeeded the throne in 1901 upon Queen Victoria’s death as Edward the VII.

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