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Queen’s Gallery, Buckingham Palace

London Queen's Gallery 2011

The Queen’s Gallery is an art gallery at Buckingham Palace, home of the British monarch, in London. It exhibits works of art from the Royal Collection on a rotating basis with about 450 works are on display at any one time. When not on display at the Queen’s Gallery, the masterpieces of the Royal Collection maybe spread among numerous historic royal residences in the United Kingdom.

The gallery is on the west side of the Palace, on the site of a chapel that was bombed during the Second World War, and it is open to the public.

The Masterpieces of the Queen’s Gallery and the Royal Collection include:

Further information about the Queen’s Gallery is available via the following links:

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Essential Facts:

  • Name:                  Queen’s Gallery, Buckingham Palace
  • City:                      London
  • Country:              United Kingdom
  • Established:        1962
  • Type:                    Art Museum
  • Locations:           Buckingham Palace, London, United Kingdom

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Photo Credit: By By Photo: Andreas Praefcke (Own work (own photograph)) [CC BY 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons