Historic Royal Palaces

We bring six extraordinary palaces and their stories to life.

We bring six extraordinary palaces and their stories to life.

A Knight and children holding swords at the Tower of London

Knight School

10-18 February 2018

Come to the Tower of London this February half term and join our Knight School. Train as pages then squires, until at last you are worthy to become Knights of the Tower!

A Live Interpreter dressed as a Tudor Yeoman of the Guard, wearing a red livery coat with HR and Tudor Rose, and holding a halberd.

The shadow of Henry VIII is gone. Music, dance and fun fill the air. Have you got what it takes to make friends with the old king’s children? And is romance at last in the air for ex-Queen Katherine Parr?

10 February - 18 February 2018

Hampton Court Palace

Families Events
Promo image from Diana: Her Fashion Story

Diana: Her Fashion Story, is the sell-out exhibition at Kensington Palace featuring some of Diana, Princess of Wales' most famous outfits.

Open daily

Kensington Palace

Highlights Things to see

Give yourself at least one hour for this exhibition.

families interacting taking part in the Great Palace Quest

Have fun at the palace by becoming a Time Explorer! Join our Great Palace Quest to see what you can discover about Queen Katherine Parr, Prince Edward and Lady Elizabeth.

10 February - 18 February 2018

Hampton Court Palace

Families Events

11.00–16.00

Votes and Voices: Acts of Defiance

Until 3 July 2018

A programme of live interpretation, events and workshops to mark the 100th anniversary of the Representation of the People Act 1918.

Our monument, your moment

Celebrate your love at the magnificent historic royal palaces.

Support us

We are a charity and there's several ways you can support us.

Become a member

Join us to explore and discover so much more about each of our six palaces with limitless visiting throughout the year.

Family looking at artist pigments

Learning and engagement

We put audiences at the heart of everything we do. Come with us on a journey of learning, discovery and participation. 

Volunteer with us

Volunteers support the palaces in many different ways. See what roles we have available and register your interest.