Opening times & admission prices at Windsor Castle

Opening times  
March to October Open daily 09:45-17:15
(last admission 16:00)
November to February Open daily 09:45-16:15
(last admission 15:00)

A typical visit lasts 2-3 hours.

Closures  
The Castle is closed 3 April 2015 (only Castle Precincts open)
  5 April 2015 (Castle closed until 13:00)
  28 April 2015
  15 June 2015
The State Apartments are closed 6 March 2015
  14 April 2015
  26-27 April 2015
  29-30 April 2015
  19 May 2015
  14-16 June 2015
  25 June 2015
  14 July 2015
  17 July 2015

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The Semi-State Rooms

Please note that the Semi-State Rooms are only open during the Winter months between 27 September 2014 and 29 March 2015. Please be aware the Semi-State Rooms will not be open when the State Apartments are closed.

St George's Chapel is closed

Closure date Important information
3 April 2015 St George's Chapel will be open between 14:00 and 16:00
4 April 2015 St George's Chapel closed until 11:00
9 May 2015 St George's Chapel closed from 13:00
12-15 June 2015  
10 July 2015  St George's Chapel closed until 10:30

St. George’s Chapel is closed to visitors on Sundays as services are held throughout the day. Worshippers are welcome to attend the services. These occur at the following times: 
08:30 – Holy Communion
10:45 – Mattins and Sermon
12:00 – Sung Eucharist
17:15 – Evensong

As a working royal palace, the Castle is used frequently by The Queen for State ceremonies and official entertaining, and closures can occasionally occur at short notice.  Please check opening arrangements  by visiting this website or telephoning the Ticket Sales and Information Office on +44 (0)20 7766 7304.

Admission prices

(all include an audio tour and entry to the Drawings Gallery exhibition)

Standard admission

Ticket Price
Adult £19.20
Over 60/Student (with valid ID) £17.50
Under 17/Disabled £11.30
Under 5 Free
Family (2 adults and 3 under 17s) £49.70
 

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When the State Apartments are closed

Ticket Price
Adult £10.40
Over 60/Student (with valid ID) £9.40
Under 17/Disabled £6.70
Under 5 Free
Family (2 adults and 3 under 17s) £27.80
 

 Admission to the Castle is free to residents of the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead with an Advantage Card.

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Admission prices for groups (15+)

Ticket Price
Adult £17.30
Over 60/Student (with valid ID) £15.80
Under 17/Disabled £10.20
Under 5 Free

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When the State Apartments are closed

Ticket Price
Adult £9.40
Over 60/Student (with valid ID) £8.60
Under 17/Disabled £6.00
Under 5 Free

By asking us to treat your purchase as a donation, you enable us to claim Gift Aid tax relief on your payment.

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Please note that a transaction fee of £2.00 is payable on all telephone bookings.


Tickets purchased directly from Royal Collection Trust can be converted into a 1-Year Pass, giving 12 months' complimentary admission to the site(s) you have visited. Terms and conditions apply. Read more.

To redeem your 1-Year Pass please call the Ticket Sales and Information Office +44 (0)20 7766 7334

Enjoy free re-admission for a year if you buy your ticket directly from us.

The income from your ticket contributes directly to The Royal Collection Trust, a registered charity. The aims of The Trust are the care and conservation of the Royal Collection and the promotion of public access and enjoyment through exhibitions, publications, loans and educational activities.
Gift AidBy asking us to treat your purchase as a donation, you enable us to claim gift aid tax relief on your payment.