Family Friendly Open Day **** Get your tickets for the day here! **** A rare opportunity to go deep behind the front lines of the Household Cavalry in the very building we protect- Horse Guards, official entrance to Buckingham Palace. Meet the Queen’s bodyguard, go toe-to-hoof with their famous horses, dress up like the soldiers, and see if you’ve got what it takes to protect the Monarch. Meet&Greet with the Queen’s Cavalry, uniform dress up, quizzes, trails & family challenges throughout the day as well as: 10.00am: Front doors open 10.30am: Talk: The Queen’s Cavalry – how to go from zero to hero 11.00am: Mounted Guard Change on Horse Guards Parade 11.30am: Fun for foals: Messy Play and Arts&Crafts in the Stables Gallery 11.45am: Tour: Heads, hooves & horror stories – a horse-hair-raising history of the Household Cavalry (family friendly)* 12.15pm: Stable Yard visit: meet a Cavalry Black horse* 1:15pm: Stable Yard demonstration: Cavalry Farrier display* 1.30pm: Fun for foals: Messy Play and Arts&Crafts in the Stables Gallery 2.15pm: Stable Yard visit: meet a Cavalry Black horse* 3.15pm: Talk: Obeying Queen Victoria – preparing for a 125 year old punishment 4.00pm: Garrison Inspection in the Front Yard, Whitehall 5.00pm: Last entry to Museum 6.00pm: Museum closes **** Get your tickets for the day here! **** Housekeeping: 1. All activities are included in your day’s Museum ticket which is valid for all day entry: advanced booking is recommended- please buy your tickets here. 2. Activities marked with a * will require visitors to sign up on arrival on the day; priority will be given on a first-come-first-served basis. 3. There is one fully accessible washroom and a shop on site, but no catering facilities; we recommend you combine your day at the Museum with a visit to St James’s Park which offers picnic areas, a cafe and washroom facilities. For any further queries please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 020 7930 3070.