Membership stamp

See more, save money and skip the ticket queues!

Join as a member

Membership and benefits

As well as enjoying free and unlimited access to all six Historic Royal Palaces, membership gives access to these great additional benefits...

  • 10% discount in our shops, restaurants and cafes including the Orangery restaurant at Kensington Palace (exclusions apply)
  • exclusive member events 
  • access to the private Members' Room at Hampton Court
  • free subscription to our exclusive members’ magazine, 'Inside Story'

Please visit our FAQs page for information on the conditions of access to Kew Palace.

Play your part by becoming a member

Your membership helps us continue to tell the stories and care for these amazing palaces.

Learn about how your subscriptions help us to conserve these magnificent buildings >

Membership category Online price Direct Debit price**
Individual membership
(one adult)
- applies to an adult aged 16 yrs+


Joint membership
(two adults)
- applies to two named adults aged 16 yrs+


Family membership
(one adult)
- family of one adult and up to six children *

Family membership (two adults)
- family of two named adults and up to six children *



* Family membership covers six named children under 16 years old.
**Please note that you cannot set up a direct debit online. Please complete a form and sign the direct debit declaration (PDF, 2.18KB). Offer valid for the first year paying by Direct Debit only.

How to join

It is quick and easy to become a member, you can join online, by phone or by post:

If you have visited one of our palaces already then you can upgrade those tickets towards the cost of the membership. Please attach the tickets to the form and provide payment details for the remaining amount

Online: Join online today (you will be transferred to our ticketing partner's secure site) Debit/Credit card payment only. Please note that you cannot set up a direct debit online.
Phone: Call +44 (0)20 3166 6327
Post: If you need a form then please print a copy (PDF, 2240KB). If you're applying by post please send your completed form to, Freepost RTLG-EGXG-ZGBC, Historic Royal Palaces, Hampton Court Palace, Apartment 38, East Molesey, Surrey, KT8 9BR.

In person: You can join at any of the palaces. Please note that if you plan on purchasing a membership at the Tower of London that you'll need to go straight to the Welcome Centre or Group Tickets. Please note that membership is currently not available to buy at Hillsborough Castle.

Gift Aid– make your membership go further!

If you are a basic or higher rate UK taxpayer, the Gift Aid Scheme allows Historic Royal Palaces to reclaim a further 25p on every £1 of your membership. This really boosts our income – and doesn’t cost you a single penny extra.

Join today

Downloadable Resources

Some files are provided in PDF format - you will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to view these files.

  1. Click here to download Acrobat Reader
  2. Alternatively, Adobe offers a service for converting PDFs into HTML or plain text. Access this service here

    HRP1369 - Main membership form 2017 03.pdf
    (Adobe PDF, 68KB)

You may also be interested in...

Gift membership

Gift membership

Treat a loved one to a gift membership and make their year special and full of great days out.

Gift Membership