Historic Royal Palaces

We bring six extraordinary palaces and their stories to life.

We bring six extraordinary palaces and their stories to life.

An illustration of a Georgian woman and a Victorian man standing outside Hampton Court Palace

The Gorgeous Georgians and Vile Victorians

26 May - 2 June 2018

Prepare yourselves for this special one hour production of Horrible Histories live on stage!

Anne Boleyn looks at the camera under a gloomy sky in front of the White Tower.

Follow the tragic story of Anne Boleyn through her imprisonment, trial and execution at the Tower of London.

05 May – 30 August 2018

Tower of London

Events

11:00 and 14:00*

Diana, Princess of Wales wears a Versace dress in the promo image for Diana: Her Fashion Story

Diana: Her Fashion Story, is the critically-acclaimed exhibition 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.

A dancer (Jonadette Carpio) involved in the upcoming dance spectacle, East Wall, practices krump dance moves next to the White Tower at the Tower of London.

Join over 150 dancers and musicians as they fill the Tower's moat in East Wall, an outdoor spectacle inspired by the communities of east London.

18 July - 22 July 2018

Tower of London

Events

Performances will take place daily at 19:30

Old photograph of Prince George and Princess Mary of Teck in wedding outfits. The Duke wears naval uniform with the collar of the Order of the Garter and Mary of Teck wears a white satin wedding dress.

Explore royal wedding history

Explore the history of royal weddings through our Victoria Revealed and Diana: Her Fashion Story exhibitions at Kensington Palace.

Young boy looking towards the Imperial State Crown in the Crown Jewels exhibition

See the Crown Jewels

Prepare to be dazzled by this breathtaking, world famous collection of 23,578 gemstones that are still used in royal ceremonies today.

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.

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.