Hampton Court Palace at 500
Movie Maker Mission
To mark the palace's 500th anniversary year, we have teamed up with Aardman Animations to retell 500 years of history in a five-minute film. Every drawing in the film will be created by young people, get involved in our Movie Maker Mission workshops for families during February half term and Easter.
Step into a 360° cinema experience this May and witness a TimeQuake which has caused characters from the past 500 years to return to the palace and go on a mission to find the lost historical characters.
Discover the value for money family ticket at Hampton Court Palace and enjoy your visit to this fascinating historic attraction for less. Your ticket includes access to the palace, maze and gardens, plus a multi-language audio guide, costumed guided tours, children's activity trails, the Tudor Kitchens, the Young Henry VIII exhibition and much more. To help plan your family day out, there are suggestions for things to see and do at the Palace for one, two and three hour visits.
Do you live locally? Are you on holiday and planning to visit more than one historic royal palace? Or would you like to re-visit one of the palaces? Membership is a great option for families. Join us today to enjoy free and unlimited entry to the fabulous Historic Royal Palaces all year round.
What's on for families
Family trails are the perfect way to explore Hampton Court Palace and a ghostly children’s trail is available to help you track down our ghosts... Meet characters from the court of King Henry VIII, see the kitchens and experience the sights and smells of a real Tudor kitchen! Please remember that children under 16 need to be accompanied by an adult at all times.
Children at the palace
From babycare and buggies to cloakrooms and footwear, here's information to help you plan ahead so that everyone in the family has a great day out at Hampton Court Palace.
Games and makes
Watch and play with Hampton Court Palace. Accept the challenge and complete all four time travelling quests in The great time quest game. See Henry VIII change before your very eyes or choose from a range of clips to see more of Henry VIII's favourite home.
Discover the fascinating stories of Hampton Court Palace in our multi-sensory workshops for 0-3 year olds. Through music, movement, messy play and more, you and your little one will be transported into a magical world of stories.
Children's birthday parties
We offer bespoke birthday parties to keep your Little Tudors entertained, intrigued and informed.