Royal Childhood

Buckingham Palace

Saturday, 26 July 2014 to Sunday, 28 September 2014

From well-loved toys and treasured family gifts to tiny childhood outfits, a special exhibition at Buckingham Palace will give an unprecedented glimpse into life as a young member of the royal family growing up at Buckingham Palace.

Spanning more than 250 years, Royal Childhood brings together objects from the Royal Collection, the Royal Archives and the private collections of members of the Royal Family, as well as previously unseen photographs and film footage.


Opening times

July - August
Open daily, 09:30-19:30

Open daily, 09:30-18:30

Admission prices

Adult £19.75
Concessions £18.00
Under 17 £11.25
Under 5 Free

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Royal Childhood Study Afternoon displaying a portrait of Princess Beatrice, 5th daughter of Queen Victoria

Study afternoon: Growing Up in a Palace

Wednesday, 24 September 2014

Buckingham Palace

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Royal Childhood

Anna Reynolds & Lucy Peter

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