How to find us

Nearest Underground Stations:

St James's Park, Green Park, Waterloo, Charing Cross and Victoria.

British Rail Main Line Stations:

Victoria, Charing Cross and Waterloo.

The museum can be found within 500 metres of Buckingham Palace down Birdcage Walk, right opposite The Guards Chapel. See map below.

If you are coming from St James's Park underground station. Cross the road and walk down Queen Anne's Gate, at the bottom, with St James's Park in front of you, turn left and the museum is about 200 metres up on the left.

From Green Park underground station

Walk across Green Park, past the front of Buckingham Palace. On your left is Birdcage Walk and the museum is about 500 metres down on the right.

From Victoria main line and underground stations.

With the bus station on your right, walk to the end of the road. At the T junction (Buckingham Palace Road) turn right. Carry on walking down Buckingham Palace Road, use the under pass. Stay on the right hand side of the road. Buckingham Palace will be on the left hand side of the road. At the junction of Buckingham Palace Road and Buckingham Gate, cross straight over the road, you will be walking past the parade ground of Wellington Barracks. Just at the end of the parade ground you will see the museum entrance on your right.

From Waterloo main line and underground stations

Walk down York Road, cross over the River Thames via Westminster Bridge Road. Cross Whitehall, down Gt George Street. Birdcage Walk continues on from Gt George Street and the museum is about 500 metres down on the left.

From Charing Cross main line and underground stations.

Walk to Trafalgar Square, then down Whitehall, passing Downing Street. At Gt George Street turn right. Birdcage Walk continues on from Gt George Street and the museum is about 500 metres down on the left.

There are no parking facilities at the museum or on Birdcage Walk. Parking metres are available in some of the side streets.

No bus route passes the museum.

The museum has disabled access via a lift.

As you go through the museums gates, on your right is The Guards Toy Soldier Centre and on the left is The Guards Chapel.

The Guards Museum, Wellington Barracks, Birdcage Walk, London SW1E 6HQ

Tel: 020 7414 3271/3428

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Website: www.theguardsmuseum.com