The Queen's House
This beautiful royal villa, designed by Inigo Jones and completed around 1638 for Charles I’s queen, Henrietta Maria, houses an internationally renowned collection of paintings within a masterpiece of architectural design. Regarded as England’s first classical building, the House boasts a fascinating chequered history from royal pleasure palace to naval school.
Explore the art treasures that now hang here, forming the most important collection of maritime art in the world and one of the largest collections of portraiture, including inspirational works by Gainsborough, Reynolds, Turner, Hogarth and the van de Veldes, as well as thought-provoking contemporary installations.
Facilities: The National Maritime Museum and Queen’s House are located close together with good paths between.
All floors of the National Maritime Museum and the Queen’s House are accessible via lifts. Our visitor map marks lifts and is available on-site or to download from our floor plans section or via the links on right.
Wheelchairs can be borrowed from the National Maritime Museum information desk on the day of your visit.
Opening Times: Daily 10.00–17.00. Last admission 16.30
Costs: Admission free
Photo Credits: ©: RGM – Royal Museums Greenwich
For further information please visit: http://www.rmg.co.uk