About Household Cavalry Museum Ticket
Highlights The Household Cavalry Museum is a living museum about real people doing a real job in a real place. You can see troopers working with horses in the original 18th century stables and hear first hand accounts of their rigorous and demanding training. Historic setting The Household Cavalry Museum sits within Horse Guards in Whitehall central London one of the citys most historic buildings. Dating from 1750 it is still the headquarters of the Household Division in which the Household Cavalry has performed the Queens Life Guard in a daily ceremony that has remained broadly unchanged for over 350 years. The Household Cavalry The Household Cavalry was formed in 1661 under the direct order of King Charles II and now consists of the two senior regiments of the British Army - The Life Guards and the Blues and Royals. Daily Ceremony The Changing of the Queens Life Guard takes place daily on Horse Guards Parade at 11am. The daily inspection takes place at 1600. Operating Hours Open daily except 24 - 26 December March to September 1000 - 1800 October to February 1000 - 1700 Includes - Attraction ticket Excludes - Transportation to-from attraction - Meals and drinks - Personal expenses - Tips and gratuities - Optional activity costs Please Note - Disabled Access We are committed to ensuring the Household Cavalry Museum is accessible to all visitors. If you have any queries or need any assistance please ask. - No animals except guide dogs are allowed in the Museum.