Group Tours and GuidesPhotograph of visitors in the Royal Pavilion Music Room

Guided Tours

Available all year except peak weekends in July and August.
Maximum group size 30 per tour, larger groups will be split

Duration 1hr
Please note that only in-house guides are permitted to conduct tours inside the building.

The Royal Pavilion Revealed 1hr

Royal Regency history is brought to life with a personal Royal Pavilion guide.
The tour takes in all the main state rooms on the ground floor and the group are then free to visit the upper floors at their leisure.                                                                                                                                                                              Available in English, Easy English, French and German.

After Hours Tours

New for groups – the opportunity to see the Royal Pavilion after hours with an exclusive tour. Find out more about the After hours tours.

Combine the Royal Pavilion with Brighton Museum or Preston Manor

Adjacent to the Royal Pavilion, Brighton Museum & Art Gallery houses one of the most important and eclectic collections outside of UK National Museums and is open all year for independent group visits and guided tours.

Visit Preston Manor to step back in time in this perfectly preserved Edwardian home open all year for guided tours and from April-September for independent visits.

For information on Group Prices and Booking

Group Catering

Subject to availability and pre-booking, we can offer private catering for groups. Please contact the Booking Office on 03000 290901 or email for more information.

Travel Information for Groups


There are drop off points located on Church Street (BN1 1UE) at the North end of the Royal Pavilion Estate or by the Sealife Centre near Brighton Palace Pier.

Coach Parking

Coach parking is available at the eastern end of Madeira Drive (BN1 1PS), east of Brighton Palace Pier by using pay and display machines. Click here for current rates.

On certain days, Madeira Drive is closed for special events which prevents access to the coach park. Some events allow access from Dukes Mound (eastern end of Madeira Drive) and other events prevent access all together. Please contact the Outdoor Events Office (Monday-Friday 9am-5pm) on 01273 292711 / 292712 or visit VisitBrighton (Monday-Friday 11am-3pm) on 01273 290337, for information on these closures.

Public Transport

Brighton Museum & Art Gallery is a 15 Minute walk from Brighton station with connections to Gatwick, London Victoria, London Bridge, Luton and Ashford International. Local buses stop near Brighton Museum & Art Gallery at either Old Steine or North Street. For more information Please see or

On Arrival

Groups should wait outside while the group leader approaches the information & ticket desk. You will need your booking reference number and payment if applicable. Groups will be shown in as soon as possible and meet their guide as appropriate.