Clarence House
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Clarence House, which stands beside St James's Palace, was built between 1825 and 1827 to the designs of John Nash for Prince William Henry, Duke of Clarence. He lived there as King William IV from 1830 until 1837.

It was the London home of Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother from 1953 until 2002 and was also the home of The Queen, then Princess Elizabeth, and The Duke of Edinburgh following their marriage in 1947. Today Clarence House is the official London residence of The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of

Cornwall. Visitorsv are guided around the five ground-floor rooms where The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall undertake official engagements and receive guests from around the world. Clarence House displays much of Queen Elizabeth's famous art collection, including outstanding 20th-century paintings, superb examples of Fabergé, English porcelain and silver.

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opening times

1 August - 30 September
10:00 - 17:30 (last admission 16:30)


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London SW1A 1AA
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