The Household Cavalry Museum
London SW1A 2AX
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Charing Cross, Westminster and Embankment
General enquiries: 020 7930 3070
As we are subject to Government COVID restrictions please check our website welcome message (which will pop up on each landing page), Coronavirus page, and also our social media channels for opening time updates before visiting us. All visitors require a pre-booked ticket (below, to the right).
As soon as we can we will re-open daily
10am – 6pm April to October
10am – 5pm November to March
(except Marathon Day, Easter Friday, and Christmas Eve-Boxing Day inclusive when we are closed all day).
Last admission 45 minutes before closing.
Children (aged 5-16) and Concessions: £7.50
Familyticket (2 adults & 3 children): £25.00
Military guest prices:
Serving Household Cavalry personnel and accompanying families: free of charge
Veterans (all regiments, ranks and countries): free of charge
Serving Military personnel: 50% discount to £4.50 on the front door
Her Majesty The Queen’s annual Birthday Parade is not taking place on Horse Guards Parade this year. We look forward to sharing details of Her Majesty’s June 2022 Platinum Jubilee celebrations when we can.
We’re thrilled whenever entry to the Museum has been gifted via a voucher, or sourced through a third party. When this is the case you will need all parts of a valid voucher to gain entry: this means a voucher within its expiry date and with both voucher number and activation code (where appropriate) to hand. Thank you.
10% discount on groups of 8 or more.
Find out more about Group Discounts >
Personal audio-visual guides are included in the admission price. Our brand new guide is now available in English, and by the end of 2021 will also be available in French, German, Italian, Mandarin, Portuguese, Russian, and Spanish.
Tours are available for group bookings of 8 or more.
Find out more about Group Bookings >
Private tours are available for smaller groups.
Find out more about Director’s Tours>
Please telephone for further details
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).
An impressive range of gifts and souvenirs is available from the Museum shop
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.
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.
There are no upcoming events at this time.
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