Drawings Gallery at Windsor Castle - The Royal Collection

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The Drawings Gallery Windsor Castle

  • Information and Booking line: 020 7766 7304

As part of the visitor route at Windsor Castle, The Drawings Gallery shows changing exhibitions of material from the Royal Library at Windsor Castle. Special themed displays are shown alongside a selection of treasures, including drawings by Leonardo da Vinci. 24 April 2010 – 6 February 2011: An Exhibition of Photographs by Marcus Adams. The 57 images in the exhibition span a period of 30 years and include vintage prints from almost all of the royal sittings, many from the collection of Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother. The centrepiece of the exhibition is a charming group of photographs of the very young Princesses Elizabeth and Margaret taken in the late 1920s and 1930s.

Further information

Opening Hours:

Open daily as part of the Windsor Castle visitor route: March to October: 09:45-17:15 (last admission 16:00) November to February: 09:45-16:15 (last admission 15:00) The Castle is closed: Good Friday 25 and 26 December As the Castle is a working royal residence, opening arrangements may change at short notice. Please check before planning a visit.


Admission to Windsor Castle (includes Drawings Gallery): Adult £16.00 Over 60/Student (with valid ID) £14.50 Under 17 £9.50 Under 5 Free Family £42.00 (2 adults and 3 under 17s) Admission prices when the State Apartments are closed (Drawing's Gallery remains open): Adult £8.50 Over 60/Student (with valid ID) £7.50 Under 17 £5.50 Under 5 Free Family £22.50 (2 adults and 3 under 17s)

Upcoming events:

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Facilities and services


  • Baby changing facilities
  • Education facilities available
  • Shop
  • Toilets for disabled
  • Wheelchairs available for loan

Facilities information:

Most public areas of Windsor Castle are accessible for wheelchair users, including the State Apartments. Wheelchairs can be borrowed, free of charge, from the Visitor Centre. However, they cannot be pre-booked and must remain in the Castle grounds. More detailed information about access is available by telephoning (+44) (0)20 7766 7324.


  • Audio guides specifically for blind and partially sighted people
  • Brochure or leaflet available with directions to museum
  • Events and resources for children and families
  • Foreign language audio guide available
  • General audio-guide available
  • Guided tours
  • Pre-booking service for groups
  • Primary school education service available
  • Secondary school education service available

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