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Walk in the footsteps of royalty as you explore the beautiful Kensington Palace. The birthplace and childhood home of Queen Victoria and the official residence of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Kensington Palace has been the home to royals for over 300 years. Visit the opulent King’s State Apartments, the lavish Queen’s Apartments and stroll through the beautifully manicured palace gardens. Plus, from the 24th May, visit two new Queen Victoria exhibitions.

90 Minutes Duration
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Cancellation Policy
90 Minutes Duration
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Cancellation Policy
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  • From the 24th May 2019, visit two new Queen Victoria exhibitions
  • Walk in the footsteps of Kings and Queens as you discover the luxurious State Apartments
  • Explore Kensington Palace and its beautiful gardens
  • Visit the palace gardens, including the Sunken Garden, one of Princess Diana’s favourite spots


  • Entrance into Kensington Palace, the State Rooms, displays and all public areas of the palace and gardens
  • Audio guide
  • Transport


Discover the secret stories and public lives of royals as you explore Kensington Palace. The official residence of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Kensington Palace has been home to royals for over 300 years, with Queen Victoria perhaps the Palace’s most famous resident. Travel back in time and walk in the footsteps of royalty as you discover the lavish State Apartments, admire beautiful works of art from the Royal Collection or stroll through the stunning gardens. Discover what life was really like and how you had to behave and even dress!

2019 marks the 200th anniversary of Queen Victoria’s birth at Kensington Palace, and from the 24th May two new exhibitions will focus on her life: Victoria: A Royal Childhood and Victoria: Woman and Crown.

Victoria: A Royal Childhood will focus on Queen Victoria´s early years. Learn about her family life, education and struggles under the strict “Kensington System”.

Victoria: Woman and Crown will look at her global influence as well as her role as a mother, wife, queen and empress. Featuring rare survivals from her wardrobe, this is not to be missed!

Before you Go

Please note: on making the booking, please choose the date on which you would like to visit Kensington Palace.

Opening times
  • Open daily, except 24-26th December
  • Summer (1st March - 31st October): 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
  • Winter (1st November - 29th February): 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Last admission: 1 hour before close
  • Please allow 90 minutes for your visit
Choosing your ticket
  • Please note that student tickets are valid for those visitors aged 16 and 17 and students with a valid student card
  • We do everything we can to ensure disabled visitors enjoy the full palace experience. Dedicated facilities, tours, carer tickets and wheelchair hire are available
  • Disabled visitors are entitled to bring an accompanying carer free of charge. Complimentary tickets for adult carers can only be obtained on the day of your visit upon presentation of proof of registered disability

Cancellation policy

Once purchased, tickets cannot be exchanged or refunded. Please check dates and times carefully before purchasing tickets.

Supplied by

Historic Royal Palaces
Hampton Court Palace, East Molesy, Surrey
KT8 9AU, London, United Kingdom