Buckingham Palace is free to view from the street, it's the Queen's official London residence and is used to receive and entertain guests on state, ceremonial and official occasions for the Royal Family. The palace was originally built in 1705 for the Duke of Buckingham. The Palace is located between The Green Park, Hyde Park and St. James's Park.
CHANGING THE GUARD
The Changing the Guard ceremony takes place in the forecourt of Buckingham Palace at 11.30 every day in summer, every other day in winter. See more...
The Victoria Memorial is the golden statue of Queen Victoria which sits in front of the Palace facing down The Mall. See more...
There is an entry fee for the official tour. Please see details below:
Buckingham Palace's 19 state rooms, ballroom and gardens are open to visitors during August and September while the Queen makes her annual visit to Balmoral.
Over 60/Student (with valid ID) £24.00
Under 17 £15.50
Under 5 Free
Family (2 Adults, 3 Under 17) £70.00