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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
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The Queen’s House is located in the grounds of the National Maritime Museum and Greenwich Park and is overlooked by the Royal Observatory. It was designed by Inigo Jones and can be easily missed on a visit to Greenwich. There is no admission fee to...More

3  Thank Sandygranny
Reviewed 5 days ago

We had travelled to Greenwich to visit the Royal Observatory and the ceiling at the Old Naval School and thought that we might as well visit the Queen's House when we were there. As there was an event on we could only access the upper...More

Thank Taxidevil
Reviewed 1 week ago

Initially visited with family to see the Tulip staircase and the main hall, but didn't realise the vast collections of artwork. Took about two hours just to walk round, so don't expect to absorb it all. This place is a must for anyone interested in...More

Thank Philip J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well worth a visit. Friendly and informative staff. Newly decorated ceiling very interesting. Really pleased, having a WW1 interest, to see the portraits of various WW1 admirals. Poignant to see the pictiure of Jack Cornwell.

1  Thank barnesdurrance
Reviewed 4 weeks 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 4 weeks 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 4 weeks 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

3  Thank mrsagf
Reviewed 5 weeks 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 19 June 2017

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 16 June 2017

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!

1  Thank Yarril
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Greenwich
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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