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.
Tours To Queen's House
Royal Observatory and Cutty Sark Entry Tickets BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $34
Duration: 3 to 8 hours
Greenwich: Where Time Begins Walking Audio Tour by VoiceMap BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $5
Duration: 50 minutes
Queen's House Reviews
As we were in the area we stopped here, lots of artwork and only a few areas I would say were ornate, but the highlight is the ceiling - it's wonderful. more »
This is actually our third visit -- it's next to the Maritime Museum -- and Greenwich is so charming, it's worth a visit just to walk around. This year there are portraits from Woburn Abbey (closed..... more »
Very interesting building designed by Indigo Jones for Anne of Denmark, queen of king James I. Apparently the first British classical building in the country. The building is a very nice (free) stop on the way to the viewpoint. The exhibitions are mainly about the residents throughout the years and the functions of the house.
Wonderful staff, beautiful place. Not appropriate with little children as sounds echo galore! Hence i had to make a quick exit, didnt want to ruin the experience for others.
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