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Splendours of the Subcontinent: A Prince's Tour of India 1875-6

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Peacock barge inkstand ©

The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

  • Friday, 8 Jun 2018 - Sunday, 14 Oct 2018
  • Adult £12.00
    Over 60 £10.80
    Student (with valid ID) £10.00
    Under 17 / Disabled £6.00
    Under 5 Free
    Family £30.00 (2 adults and 3 under 17s)
  • Adults, Groups (15+ people)

In October 1875, the Prince of Wales set off on a four-month tour of the Indian Subcontinent, visiting over 21 localities, which today encompass India, Sri Lanka, Pakistan and Nepal.  Developed in collaboration with Cartwright Hall, Bradford, and New Walk Museum & Art Gallery, Leicester, Splendours of the Subcontinent: A Prince's Tour of India 1875–76 tells the story of this grand tour through some of the finest Indian treasures from the Royal Collection, which were presented to the Prince during his visit.

Map & directions

The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace, London, SW1A 1AA
By train

London Victoria.  Visit National Rail Enquiries for times and fares.

By underground

Victoria, Green Park, St. James's Park and Hyde Park Corner.  For further information visit the Transport for London website.

By coach / bus

Bus numbers 11, 211, C1 and C10 stop on Buckingham Palace Road.  Victoria Coach Station is a 10-minute walk from the Palace.  For further information visit the Transport for London website.