The Queen's Gallery. Palace of Holyrood House

Royal Collection Trust


"See changing exhibitions from the Royal Collection, featuring old master paintings, rare furniture, decorative arts and images from the vast photograph collection."
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Access Card Notes

We offer a concession ticket and complimentary access companion ticket for disabled visitors. No proof of disability or need is required. For D/deaf and hard of hearing visitors we run regular BSL tours throughout the year and a Plain English script of our audio tour is available to borrow. Blind & partially-sighted visitors can take a descriptive audio guide or pre-book a descriptive tour with a Vocaleyes trained guide. We are fully wheelchair accessible and assistance animals are welcome

Contact details

The Queen's Gallery. Palace of Holyrood House Palace of Holyroodhouse, Canongate, The Royal Mile, Edinburgh, Scotland, EH8 8DX
Phone: 0303 123 7306

Standing and Queueing

Respite seating
Seating is available in the Gallery and in the Café at the Palace in the Mews Courtyard.

Wheelchair Access

Wheelchair access
Wheelchairs and lifts
Manual wheelchairs and rollators (wheeled walkers) are available to borrow free of charge on a first come, first served basis for the duration of a visit. Mobility scooters are permitted inside The Queen's Gallery provided they are compatible with the lift – the lift measures 137cm in depth by 106cm in width and has a weight limit of 630kg.

Access To Toilets

Access To Toilets
Accessible toilets are located in The Queen’s Gallery and in the Mews Courtyard, opposite the Café.

Assistance Dogs

Assistance Dogs
Assistance animals
Assistance animals are welcome and water is available on request.

Essential Companions

Essential Companions
Concessionary rates are available for you if you have a disability and an accompanying companion is admitted free of charge.

Accessing Visual Information

Accessing Visual Information
Visual aids
The audio tour transcript and exhibition labels are available in large print.

Accessing Audible Information

Accessing Audible Information
Induction loops
The ticket sales desks, shop till counters and the audio tour collection and return points are equipped with induction loops. Hearing aids should be switched to the T position. A complimentary audio tour is available in English. The audio tour handsets are T-coil compatible and equipped with volume control. Neck loops are also available on request.

Guided Tours
British Sign Language (BSL) tours run on selected dates. For more information check our what's on listing or contact the Learning Bookings team on +44 (0)303 123 7323 or