Entry ticket

Buckingham Palace: The Royal Mews Entrance Ticket

Activity provider: Royal Collection Trust

Buckingham Palace: The Royal Mews Entrance Ticket

Activity provider: Royal Collection Trust
Likely to sell out
Likely to sell out

From US$ 16.97 per person

The Royal Mews, one of the finest working stables in existence, is responsible for all road travel arrangements for The Queen and the Royal Family. See the Diamond Jubilee State Coach, the Gold State Coach, and the carriage horses on your visit.

About this ticket

Free cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Reserve now & pay later
Keep your travel plans flexible—book your spot and pay nothing today. Learn more
Valid 1 day
Check availability to see starting times.
Audio guide included
Spanish, Chinese, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian

Experience

Highlights
  • Explore The Royal Mews, one of the finest working stables in existence
  • Marvel at the spectacular new Diamond Jubilee State Coach
  • Discover the most dazzling coach of all, the Gold State Coach, used at every coronation since 1821
  • See some of The Queen’s horses that draw the coaches and carriages housed in the Mews
  • Meet the famous Windsor Greys or Cleveland Bays
  • Discover some of the fine livery worn by The Queen’s coachmen
Full description
The Royal Mews is an important branch of the Lord Chamberlain's Office and provides road transport for The Queen and members of the Royal Family by both horse-drawn carriage and motor car. It is also one of the finest working stables still in existence, responsible for the training of the Windsor Greys and Cleveland Bays, the horses that pull the royal carriages. Among the historic coaches and carriages on display is the spectacular new Diamond Jubilee State Coach, which conveyed Her Majesty The Queen on the State Opening of Parliament on 4 June 2014. What's more, cast your eye over the luxurious Australian State Coach, with central heating and electric windows, which carried The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh from Westminster Abbey to Buckingham Palace after the Royal Wedding in 2011. The most dazzling of all is the Gold State Coach, which has been used at every coronation since that of George IV in 1821.  Among the vehicles on display, you can also find the Irish State Coach, purchased by Queen Victoria in 1852. Queen Victoria, King George VI and Her Majesty The Queen have all travelled to the State Opening of Parliament in this carriage.  During your visit to the Royal Mews, relish the opportunity to see some of The Queen’s horses that draw the coaches and carriages housed in the Mews. Visitors to the Royal Mews can also see some of the fine livery worn by The Queen’s coachmen. Apart from a few small details, it remains much the same as it was in Victorian times.  Remarkably, some of the tailors used for production of liveries today are the same companies employed during the reign of George III in the 18th century.
Includes
  • Entrance ticket to the Royal Mews
  • Multimedia tour in 9 languages
  • Transfers
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds

Select participants and date

Participants

Date

Meeting point

The Royal Mews, Buckingham Palace, London, SW1W 1QH

Open in Google Maps ⟶
Important information

Not allowed

  • Luggage or large bags

Know before you go

  • On arrival, you and your belongings will be subject to airport-style security checks. Please try to bring as little as possible with you as it will help you to get through security screening more quickly
  • Tickets purchased through GetYourGuide cannot be converted into a 1-year-pass
  • Certain items such as large items of baggage, pen-knives and scissors are not allowed to be brought into the Royal Mews as there are no cloakroom facilities available
  • Photography and filming for non-commercial purposes are welcomed at the Royal Mews
  • Mobile phones can be used, but please have consideration for other visitors
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.2 /5

based on 625 reviews

Review summary

  • Value for money
    4/5
  • Service
    4.5/5
  • Organization
    4.4/5

Sort by:

Traveler type:

Star rating:

It was a really nice experience seeing all of the different transportation options used for the royals. The only negative is that since it’s the summer season the horses do go on holiday as one of the employees mentioned so might not see that many out and about like others. Besides that it was very clean, organized, and positive experience for my guest and myself.

Read more

June 20, 2022

A simple decor in these buildings which houses the most beautiful carriages still in use today. Impressive with wealth, finesse and beauty, class and luxury. And imagine that these are the same carriages that we sometimes see live on TV during major royal events... Wow! In addition, the audioguides are perfect with details and explanations in impeccable French.

Read more

December 4, 2019

What a gem, even for a Londoner

Really enjoyed taking my mum around the mews. Ticket office gent was lovely & helpful, the coaches were amazing, wish there had been a few more horses! The headset guides were short & sweet and for any age. A perfect precursor for the state rooms in the afternoon & at a great price as far as London attractions go. Would absolutely recommend.

Read more

September 6, 2019

Product ID: 53857