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Tickets for The Household Cavalry Museum

See the changing of the Horse Guard and the troopers caring for their horses

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Overview
Opening hours
April - October 10:00 - 18:00, November - March 10:00 - 17:00. Last admission 45 minutes before closing.
Highlights
  • Get up close and personal to the changing of the Queen’s Mounted Bodyguard, and see the troopers at work caring for the horses they ride when protecting the Royal Family
  • Learn the history and mission of the Household Cavalry, formed in 1661 under the direct order of King Charles II
  • Celebrate the work of HM The Queen’s bodyguard, the Household Cavalry – the highest rank in the British Army
Description

Ever wished you could look through a window and see into the 18th century? Head to The Household Cavalry Museum and you can do just that. Learn about the troopers’ training, see amazing rare objects and witness the Queen’s Life Guard - a ceremony that's stayed the same for 350 years!

You can't get more British than this! Here's your chance to learn the history and mission of the Household Cavalry, the highest rank in the British Army, formed in 1661 under the direct order of King Charles II!

Dating from the 1700, Whitehall's famous Horse Guards Building is home to the Household Cavalry Museum where you can see the real troopers working with horses. Witness the rigorous training undertaken by Queen's guards, take part in educational interactive displays and see rare objects that have never before been on public display.

This is also a great place to see the changing of the guard without the crowds at Buckingham Palace - they do it right in front of the museum. Will you be the one to make the serious man laugh?

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Show your smartphone ticket at the admission desk. The museum entrance is via the Horse Guards Road, next to the equestrian statue of the Viscount Wolseley.

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Cancellations are possible up to 72 hours before your visit date.

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Address
The Household Cavalry Museum
Horse Guards, Whitehall ,SW1A 2AX, London
Key info
Wheelchair accessible
The museum is fully accessible
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Getting There

  • Metro to Charing Cross, Embankment, Westminster, or St James's Park
  • Bus Lines 12, 53, 159 or 453 to Whitehall Horseguards Avenue
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