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
About Queen's House
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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.
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
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
Stopped in her to have a look after wandering around Grenwhich park. Some interesting painitings many of seafaring variety. Also the entrance is free!
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!
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
Wonderful house - all in period taste, with the unique Tulip Staircase and lovely pictures in the various rooms upstairs; well worth seeing and savouring
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.
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