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Royal Mews

One of the finest working stables in existence and a living part of Britain's heritage, the Royal Mews is responsible for all road travel arrangements for The Queen and members of the Royal Family. The Mews is home to the royal collection of historic coaches and carriages.

Facilities

  • Souvenir Shop
  • Full disabled access

Operator

Royal Collection Trust

Address

Buckingham Palace Road London Greater London SW1W 1QH

  • 020 7766 7302
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  • View website

Open days

Feb-25 Mar & 4-30 Nov Mon-Sat 1000-1600; 26 Mar-3 Nov Daily 1000-1700 (last entry 45 earlier). (Closed 30 Mar.)

Travel

By Bus: 11, 211, C1, C10

By Rail: London Victoria / 0.3 miles

The most dazzling of all the coaches on display is the Gold State Coach, which has been used at every coronation since 1821, including the Coronation of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II on 2nd June 1953.

The newest coach at the Mews is the Diamond Jubilee State Coach which was built in Australia and was first used at the State Opening of Parliament on 4th June 2014.

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