About the museum

How to find us

We are located in the heart of London with Buckingham Palace, Westminster Abbey and The Houses of Parliament all a short walk away. Whether using public transport or on foot here’s how to find us.

Find us

The Guards Museum
Wellington Barracks
Birdcage Walk
London SW1E 6HQ

Getting Here

St James’s Park Station
Westminster Station

Victoria Station

Getting here

The nearest underground station is St James’s Park, which is less than half a mile away. When you come out of the station, cross the road at the level crossing, continue straight over down Queen Anne’s Gate, through the gates to Birdcage Walk, turn left and the museum is about 200 yards up on the left.

The nearest British Rail Stations are London Victoria which is a 15 minute walk away, London Charing Cross which is a 20 minutes walk and London Waterloo which is a 25 minute walk.

There are no bus routes to the museum.



There is no on-site parking or parking immediately outside the museum. Parking outside the museum on Birdcage Walk is not permitted but you are allowed to be dropped off or pick-up. Please note Birdcage Walk is a private road, no coaches or commercial vehicles are allowed to use it without payment of a fee to The Royal Parks.

The surrounding area is a Controlled Parking Zone, please check the Westminster Council website for information on public parking. https://www.westminster.gov.uk/


If you are coming by taxi please ask for The Guards Museum on Birdcage Walk.