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Queen's House

Romney Road | Greenwich, London SE10 9NF, England
+44 20 8312 6608
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Serving as the Royal Residence, this historic house was commissioned by Queen Anne of Denmark, the wife of James I (reigned 1603-25), and now displays the National Maritime Museum's early art collection and sponsors special events.
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Romney Road | Greenwich, London SE10 9NF, England
+44 20 8312 6608
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Excellent place to visit if you have an interest in art or even architecture. A lovely building in a beautiful location, and has a wonderful history

Thank natalie1801
Reviewed 5 days ago

Popped in here as we were nearby at the National Maritime Museum. There was quite a bit to see with lots of historical paintings and decorative ceilings in some of the rooms. More interesting than we expected.

Thank cngj
Reviewed 6 days ago

Not much lived in by queens and ultimately a surplus building turned over to naval orphans, the Queen's House was built 1616-36 to the Inigo Jones design that introduced classical ("Palladian") style to England. The tulip staircase is England's first free standing spiral staircase, an...More

1  Thank mrsagf
Reviewed 1 week ago

Cooled off from the exceptional heat. Some extraordinary paintings in a quite wonderful building. Loved the Tudor room particulary. However the archivist needs to remember that prior to 1606 it was Tudor England not Britain and James 1 is James VI of Scotland

Thank Joy M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped in her to have a look after wandering around Grenwhich park. Some interesting painitings many of seafaring variety. Also the entrance is free!

Thank gazzamuppet
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazingly, you can visit the Queen's House for free. I ( and a few other people) spent a couple of minutes trying to get a nice picture of the Tulip stars.. All the artwork was very nice indeed!

Thank Yarril
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Greenwich is a great place to visit with the Maritime Museum, Cutty Sark and Observatory as well as the Queens House. The house is free to enter and lovely to walk around. Some interesting art and the most beautiful tulip staircase. Friendly staff, bag storage...More

1  Thank foxykiwi2017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful house - all in period taste, with the unique Tulip Staircase and lovely pictures in the various rooms upstairs; well worth seeing and savouring

Thank Michael H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Right alongside the Maritime museum is this real gem that has a wonderful collection of art & artefacts, & amazingly it is free to visit ! The great hall is jaw dropping with a special atmosphere.

Thank E1119JXangelad
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Part of the historic Greenwich site, it would appear a practical use has been sought for the Queen's House after it was part of the Royal Hospital School, basically it is a now a well presented art gallery. The building itself is well preserved however...More

Thank Dun123
Greenwich Mean Time starts here, so to speak, as the
very concept of global time was established at Royal
Observatory, just one of several buildings of
architectural interest in Greenwich. Indeed, the whole
of Greenwich's historic town center, its Royal Park
and a number of related buildings (and one world
famous ship, the Cutty Sark) make up the UNESCO World
Heritage site known as Maritime Greenwich. Today a
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