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Tickets for Kensington Palace

See the famous residence of the British royal family, where princes were raised

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Opening hours
Today:  10:00 - 18:00
Tomorrow:  10:00 - 18:00
Thursday:  10:00 - 18:00
Friday:  10:00 - 18:00
Saturday:  10:00 - 18:00
Sunday:  10:00 - 18:00
Monday:  10:00 - 18:00
Best time to visit
Before 12pm
  • Discover the intimate details and stories behind the public lives of Kensington Palace's residents
  • Explore the beautifully landscaped gardens and see where the royal family grew up - and currently resides
  • See fascinating royal exhibitions that illuminate the lives of Britain's most famous citizens
Victoria: A Royal Childhood
May 24, 2019 - Jan 1, 2020

Explore a royal education across a fascinating display of objects relating to Victoria's early years. See a scrapbook of mementos created by her governess, Baroness Lehzen and witness a more creative side to the princess as you delve into her family life, friendships and bitter struggles growing up under the strict 'Kensington System'.

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Victoria: Woman and Crown
May 24, 2019 - Jan 1, 2020

Who was the woman behind the crown? How did Victoria balance her role as queen, wife and mother? Walk the path of a much loved royal and an entourage of nine children and 43 grandchildren, and discover how she harnessed the new age of photography to project an image of imperial power across continents. The exhibition is included in the price of admission until January 2020.

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An actual royal palace - it's where Prince William lives with the Duchess of Cambridge and their kids. Though you probably won't bump into them in the hallway, it's still a fascinating window into the lives of royals past and present.

London's Kensington Palace has been a royal residence for over 300 years. At Queen Victoria's behest, the State Rooms were opened to the public in 1899, on her 80th birthday. Since then it's been both a private residence for the royal family and a public museum.

Head up the magnificent Grand Staircase, visit the King's State Apartments, and the King's Gallery. The beautifully ornate Cupola Room and the Drawing Room will make you feel like you're among royalty (which, of course, you are).

Afterwards, swing through the Palace Gardens. Wander the shady Cradle Walk and look out upon the ornamental flowers in the Sunken Garden. It's a great opportunity to practice your royal wave.

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Kensington Palace
Kensington Gardens, London
Key info
Wheelchair accessible
Additional info

Admission Information:

Last admission one hour before closing.

Insider tip

Queen Victoria was born in the palace and met her eventual husband, Albert, there. It was only when she was coronated that she finally moved into Buckingham Palace.

General Counsel
Apr 30, 2019
Ok it is where leaves the royal family but the part open for visitors is not so surprising and unfinished.
I was a bit disappointed but of course it has to be done as part of top tourist attraction
Apr 23, 2019
very intrastate and nice costumes , was funny
Apr 10, 2019
Mar 23, 2019
Went on the tour which was very informative and a history lesson . Be a tricky gardens which will be wonderful in a months time. Good day out
Mar 20, 2019
Easy to use, immediate response. Obtained the tickets on the day of use with no problems at all. Great service.
Mar 19, 2019
Take time and buy a guided tour
Mar 15, 2019
We followed Meredith on a guided tour she made it funny and really interesting . Really enjoyed the day.
Mar 13, 2019
Such an exquisite place with the nicest staff
Mar 11, 2019
Amazing. Me and my friends had a wonderful time exploring the beautiful palace and the grounds. Here we went on a tour with the fabulous Hannah, who was excellent and absolute passionate about her job and clearly knows her stuff.
Mar 11, 2019
Nice visit and nice shop and cafe area, not too busy for a Sunday

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