Historic Royal Palaces

We bring six extraordinary palaces and their stories to life.

We bring six extraordinary palaces and their stories to life.

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 which reside at the Tower of London.

Defend the Tower is a costumed, live historical re-enactment. You must help our heroic guards defend the mighty castle against its most dangerous enemies!

10 February - 27 April 2018

Tower of London

Families Things to see

11.30, 13.30 and 15.30 (run time 35 minutes approx.)

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.

Illustration of Lindt Gold Bunny outside Hampton Court Palace

Take the family back in time and join the Lindt Gold Bunny Hunt around the home and gardens of Henry VIII.

26 March - 15 April 2018

Hampton Court Palace

Families

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.