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Historic Royal Palaces

We are a team of people who love and look after six of the most wonderful palaces in the world

We are a team of people who love and look after six of the most wonderful palaces in the world

What's on at our palaces

Horrible Histories Live on Stage!

Until 01 June 2024

Join us this May half term for Horrible Histories - Rotten Royals! See the much-loved books brought to life at Henry VIII's famous palace.  

  • Things to see
  • Exhibition

Untold Lives

A new exhibition at Kensington Palace, uncovering the forgotten stories of those who worked at the royal palaces over 300 years ago.

  • Until 27 October 2024
  • In line with palace opening hours
  • Kensington Palace
  • Included in palace admission (members go free)
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  • Events

The Queen's Reading Room

The star-studded literary festival returns to Hampton Court Palace for one day only.

  • Saturday 08 June 2024
  • Hampton Court Palace
  • Separate ticket
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  • Events
  • Families

Peter Rabbit Adventure

Discover 100 acres of fun with Peter and friends this summer. Treat your family with free tickets for kids.

  • 29 June - 01 September 2024
  • In line with gardens opening hours
  • Hillsborough Castle
  • Included in all admission tickets (members go free)
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A 360 degree view of the Imperial State Crown showing St Edward's Sapphire, the Black Prince's Ruby, the Cullinan II diamond and the Stuart Sapphire.

Discover the Crown Jewels

Discover the world-famous collection of treasures including more than 100 objects and over 23,000 gemstones.

Join as a member

Enjoy a range of member benefits including unlimited adventures at our magnificent palaces, access to an exciting events programme and discounts in our shops and restaurants. 

Gunpowder Plot

Travel back in time and experience history like never before in this thrilling immersive experience and step inside history's most daring conspiracy.


Discover beautiful commemorative souvenirs and unique gifts inspired by our palaces.

Behind Closed Doors at the Tower of London

Discover Tower secrets that are usually off-limits to the public with Google Arts & Culture. From the medieval Byward Angel to the Council Chamber in the King’s House, explore the Tower’s history through virtual tours, beautiful art in high resolution imagery and digital storytelling.

Get Involved

We are an independent charity and there are several ways you can support us.

Make a donation

A donation can make a difference in keeping the spirit of the palaces alive for the future, for everyone. 



Your support through membership gives the palaces a future, for everyone.

Become a member

Support us a corporate partner

Enjoy unrivalled access to our incredible palaces by supporting us as a corporate partner.

Corporate partnerships


Sponsor a stone in the iconic White Tower at the Tower of London. Looking for that extra special gift? Give a friend or loved one something uniquely personal.