Opening times

Opening times

The Front of House team at Kensington Palace

The palace is open 7 days a week all year round, except 24 - 26 December.

Victoria Revealed will be closed from 27 February 2017 and will reopen in June 2017

Diana: Her Fashion Story will be closed on the morning of Wednesday 16 August 2017 from 09:00 until 13:00 and closed all day on Wednesday 3 January 2018

Opening hours

1 November 2016 – 28 February 2017 (winter)

Daily 10.00-16.00
Shop and Orangery 10.00-16.00
Last admission



1 March 2017 – 31 October 2017 (summer)

Daily 10.00-18.00
Shop and Orangery 10.00-18.00
Last admission 17.00


Orangery closures

Please note that occasionally the Orangery closes early or completely for functions. These closure dates are always advertised in advance so please check before you travel.


Health and safety advice

We want your visit to be safe and enjoyable. We hope you have a day to remember for all the right reasons, so below are a few points to bear in mind when you visit one of our palaces.

  • Our palaces are very old and have many uneven surfaces, for example cobbles, worn steps, uneven steps and slopes. Please choose footwear that is comfortable and appropriate for the conditions.
  • Some surfaces may be slippery, particularly if they are wet from rain.
  • Light levels can be low in some places, so please allow sufficient time for your eyes to adjust, particularly when using stairs.
  • In some of our gardens we have steep slopes and drops from height, so please be aware of these, especially if you have children with you.
  • Where water features are present, please ensure children are supervised at all times.
  • Look out for our safety signs and follow the advice given to avoid spoiling your day.

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