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Visitor Information

The Household Cavalry Museum
Horse Guards
London SW1A 2AX

Nearest underground stations
Charing Cross, Westminster and Embankment


General enquiries: 020 7930 3070

Opening times

Open daily
10am - 6pm April to October
10am - 5pm November to March

(except 25th March / 24th April / 24th -26th December).

Last admission 45 minutes before closing.

Adults: £7.00
Children (aged 5-16) and Concessions: £5.00
Family ticket (2 adults & 3 children): £18.00

Group discounts available
10% discount on groups of 8 or more.

School parties:
Please telephone for further details

Daily Ceremony
The Changing of the Queen’s Life Guard takes place daily on Horse Guards Parade at 11am (10am Sundays). The Daily Inspection takes place at 4pm (Front Yard Whitehall).

Gift Shop
An impressive range of gifts and souvenirs is available from the Museum shop

May 2016
Wednesday 18th: Open from 1pm
Monday 23rd: CLOSED
Tuesday 24th: CLOSED
Wednesday 25th: CLOSED
Thursday 26th: POSSIBLE FULL DAY CLOSURE (TBC 25 May) Or: Open 10am - 2pm (TBC 25 May)
Saturday 28th: Open from 1pm
Tuesday 31st: CLOSED

June 2016
Wednesday 1st: Open 10am - 4pm
Thursday 2nd: Open 10am - 4pm
Saturday 4th: Open from 1pm
Monday 6th: CLOSED
Tuesday 7th: Open 10am - 2pm
Wednesday 8th: Open 10am - 3pm
Thursday 9th: Open 10am - 3pm
Saturday 11th: CLOSED
Sunday 12th: CLOSED
Please contact the Museum on 020 7930 3070 for current information.


Disabled Access
We are committed to ensuring the Household Cavalry Museum is accessible to all visitors. If you have any queries or need any assistance, please ask.

No animals, except guide dogs are allowed in the Museum.

Touring the area
Combine a visit to the Museum with any of the following attractions close by.

The Banqueting House is directly opposite Horse Guards.

The Guards Museum, Churchill War Rooms, National Gallery, National Portrait Gallery, Trafalgar Square, Downing Street, Westminster Abbey and the Houses of Parliament, Buckingham Palace, The Queen's Gallery and The Royal Mews are a short walk away.




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