Masterpieces Family Trail

Explore the Masterpieces from Buckingham Palace exhibition with the help of a fun family trail at The Palace of Holyroodhouse.

Masterpieces Family Trail

About Masterpieces Family Trail

28th Mar 2022 to 25th Sep 2022
Daily 9:30am - 4.30pm
The Palace of Holyroodhouse
The Palace of Holyroodhouse Canongate, Edinburgh East EH8 8DX
Included in exhibition ticket or 1-Year Pass
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Explore the Masterpieces from Buckingham Palace exhibition with the help of a fun family trail.

Collect your copy when you arrive at The Queen's Gallery and see if you can find the paintings in the Gallery and complete the activities.

Location: The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

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