Blind or partially-sighted access: The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Blind or partially-sighted

Access

There are 17 steps leading to the exhibition level.

Visitors entering The Queen's Gallery, London

The Queen’s Gallery shop is at split levels, with three steps between levels. A ramp is available on the left-hand side of the shop.

Lifts

A lift, with voice announcer, provides access to the main exhibition and measures 145cm in depth by 82cm in width.

Flooring & surfaces

There are stone and polished wooden floors throughout. There are ornamental grilles in the flooring surrounding each of the Galleries.

Audio tour

A complimentary audio tour is available in English.

Royal Collection audio guideFile group: Access

Guided verbal description tours

Verbal description tours are available at the Gallery on selected dates. For more information contact the Learning Bookings team on (+44) (0)303 123 7323 or e-mail learning@royalcollection.org.uk.

Verbal Description and Handling event for the Blind and Partially-Sighted, The Queen's GalleryFile group: adult learningverbal descriptionhandlingblinddog

Large print information

Large print texts are available from the audio issue desk. 

Assistance dogs

Assistance dogs are welcome and water is available on request.

Shops

The Queen’s Gallery shop is at split levels, with three steps between levels. A ramp is available on the left-hand side of the shop. The flooring is stone at the entrance and carpet in the shop.

The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace shop

Lavatories

Accessible lavatories are located on the ground floor of the Gallery.

For more information or to feed-back please e-mail specialistsales@royalcollection.org.uk