|March to October||Open daily 09:30-17:30
(last admission 16:00)
|November to February||Open daily 09:45-16:15
(last admission 15:00)
A typical visit lasts 2-3 hours.
|The Castle is closed on:||25 December|
|The State Apartments are closed on:||7 October 2016|
|2 December 2016|
|The Semi-State Rooms are closed on:||14 October|
|The Castle is closing early on the following dates. Last entry to the Castle is 15:00. The State Rooms close at 16:00 and the Precinct closes at 17:15||2 September|
Please note that the Semi-State Rooms are only open during the winter months between September and March. They will reopen on Saturday, 17 September 2016. Please be aware the Semi-State Rooms will not be open when the State Apartments are closed.
|Closure date||Important information|
|12 October||St George's Chapel closed from 12:30|
|23 December||St George's Chapel closed from 13:00|
|24 December||St George's Chapel closed to visitors. Open for worship|
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)303 123 7304.
From 17 September 2016 to 8 January 2017, admission includes entry to Fashioning a Reign: 90 Years of Style from The Queen's Wardrobe, a special exhibition to celebrate The Queen's 90th birthday.
|Over 60/Student (with valid ID)||£18.20|
|Family (2 adults, 3 under 17s)||£51.70|
|Over 60/Student (with valid ID)||£9.80|
|Family (2 adults, 3 under 17s)||£28.40|
Admission to the Castle is free to residents of the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead with an Advantage Card.
|Over 60/Student (with valid ID)||£16.40|
|Over 60/Student (with valid ID)||£8.80|
By asking us to treat your purchase as a donation, you enable us to claim Gift Aid tax relief on your payment.
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)303 123 7334
1-Year Pass terms and conditions, including exclusion dates, are available here.