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Palace of Holyroodhouse

What's on

The Heart of the Great Alone

Friday, 2 October 2009 to Sunday, 11 April 2010
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

This exhibition of remarkable Antarctic photography by George Herbert Ponting and Frank Hurley marks the 100th anniversary of Captain Scott’s ill-fated journey to the South Pole.... Read more about The Heart of the Great Alone

A watermill beside a woody lane, by Meyndert Hobbema

Dutch Landscapes

Friday, 30 April 2010 to Sunday, 9 January 2011
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

This exhibition brings together 42 remarkable works, including paintings by Jacob van Ruisdael, Aelbert Cuyp, Nicolaes Berchem and Meyndert Hobbema. These and the other artists represented in the exhibition were based in the main artistic centres of... Read more about Dutch Landscapes

Marcus Adams: Royal Photographer

Friday, 4 March 2011 to Tuesday, 5 June 2012
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

This exhibition celebrates the royal portraiture of Marcus Adams (1875–1959), who devoted his career to the photography of children. Over a period of thirty years, from 1926 to 1956, Adams created a unique photographic record of two generations of... Read more about Marcus Adams: Royal Photographer

The King's Bed Chamber, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Palace of Holyroodhouse and The Queen's Gallery, Edinburgh for groups

Friday, 16 March 2012 to Monday, 4 November 2013
Palace of Holyroodhouse and The Queen's Gallery, Edinburgh

Combine your visit to the Palace of Holyroodhouse with the current exhibition at The Queen's Gallery (click here to view what's on at The Queen's... Read more about Palace of Holyroodhouse and The Queen's Gallery, Edinburgh for groups

Family Activities: Behind the ropes Palace tours

Saturday, 21 July 2012
Palace of Holyroodhouse

A chance to explore a selection of rooms in the Palace with a member of the Learning team. Step beyond the ropes and investigate amazing décor and furniture up close. Handle some real and replica objects used in the Palace in the past from strange... Read more about Family Activities: Behind the ropes Palace tours

Family Activities: Behind the ropes Palace tours

Saturday, 28 July 2012
Palace of Holyroodhouse

A chance to explore a selection of rooms in the Palace with a member of the Learning team. Step beyond the ropes and investigate amazing décor and furniture up close. Handle some real and replica objects used in the Palace in the past from strange... Read more about Family Activities: Behind the ropes Palace tours

Family Activities: Storytelling at the Palace

Saturday, 4 August 2012 to Sunday, 5 August 2012
Palace of Holyroodhouse

Discover the Palace of Holyroodhouse in the company of an expert storyteller. Listen to famous and legendary tales about past Royal residents from King David I, to the tragic Mary, Queen of Scots and Bonnie Prince Charlie and see them come to life.... Read more about Family Activities: Storytelling at the Palace

Family Activities: The Victorians – hands on history

Wednesday, 8 August 2012
Palace of Holyroodhouse

From ink pots to candle stick holders – explore some of our Victorian objects and find out about life at the Palace during Queen Victoria’s reign in this ‘hands on history’ drop-in session

Suitable for children aged 5+... Read more about Family Activities: The Victorians – hands on history

Guided Private Morning Tour for groups

Saturday, 1 September 2012 to Tuesday, 31 December 2013
Palace of Holyroodhouse

This very special tour of Scotland’s official residence of The Queen highlights both Holyrood’s dramatic past and the Palace’s important role today.... Read more about Guided Private Morning Tour for groups

Guided Private Evening Tour for groups

Saturday, 1 September 2012 to Tuesday, 31 December 2013
Palace of Holyroodhouse

This very special tour of The Queen's official residence in Scotland highlights both Holyrood’s dramatic past and the Palace’s important role today.... Read more about Guided Private Evening Tour for groups

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