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The sole wonderful vestige of the Palace of Whitehall that burnt down in 1698, its noble italianate façade by Inigo Jones rises opposite Horse Guards Parade. Inside, Rubens painted the ceiling of the main hall (34m high by 17m wide and 17m high) with his Apotheosis of James I; it was transformed into a chapel in 1724. It was taken over in 1892 by the United Services Institute that exhibited military collections there; these are today kept at the National Army Museum in Chelsea.

Useful Information

  • Address : Main Building Whitehall GB - London SW1A 2ERSW1A 2ERLondon
  • Phone : 0844 482 7777
  • E-mail : banquetinghouse@hrp.org.uk
  • Website :
  • Prices : 5 £

Opening hours :

  • 10am-5pm, last admission 4.30pm - closed Sun and Bank Hols

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