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The Changing of the Guard is held on Wednesdays and Saturdays (except July, August, and September) from 11am to 2pm

On the first Wednesday of each month (except January, August, and September) is the Solemn Changing of the Guard which occurs at noon and last for 50 minutes.


  • Winter hours (October to March). All days: 10:00 - 18:00.
  • Summer hours (April to September). All days: 10:00 - 20:00.
  • Box office and admission to the Palace close one hour earlier.