Built as a royal residence between 1616 and 1619, Queen's House now forms part of the National Maritime Museum and displays a large collection of its artwork. The first consciously classical structure to be built in the Isles, the house is considered one of the most important buildings in Britain's rich architectural history. Explore the revolutionary residence, featuring a striking tulip staircase and marble floors, and admire the array of nautical-themed art. To learn more about the historical house and the works on display, join a guided a tour. Make Queen's House part of your personalized London itinerary using our London trip planning website .
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Duration: 50 minutes
Queen's House Reviews
Former palace of Britain’s queens since 1616. Free. Open 10:00-17:00. Allow 30-45 minutes. Plenty of art throughout the building. Of note are the tulip stairs which makes a nice photo and the Great Ha... more »
A truly interesting little house. Well worth a visit before leaving Greenwich. The design of the house , and its prominence in relation to the magnificent Naval architecture , becomes strikingly appar... more »
Free entry right by National Maritime museum and Greenwich Park.Well worth a visit for its classical architecture,design, paintings and art. Don’t miss the Stunning Venetian style horseshoe staircase called ‘The Tulip Stairs’ and the strange portrait of Elizabeth I. Roam the rooms. Relax in the period atmosphere and know it’s surrounded by so much beauty. User friendly. Great!
This was a real treat. Adjacent to the National Maritime Museum this house has lots of art to enjoy. The Tulip Stairs are divine! Free entry. Worth the trip to Greenwich. We took the bus and it was direct from London.
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