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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

Untold Lives

14 March - 27 October 2024

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

  • Tours and talks
  • Families
  • Events
  • Half term

NI Science Festival

Immerse yourself in an interstellar world of scientific exploration at this year's NI Science Festival as they celebrate their 10 year anniversary.

  • 15-24 February 2024
  • Hillsborough Castle
  • Separate ticket (advance booking required)
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  • Events
  • Things to see
  • Families
  • Easter

Spring Spectacular

Witness half a million bulbs in bloom in 100 acres of stunning gardens.

  • 09 March – 06 May 2024
  • In line with gardens opening hours
  • Hillsborough Castle
  • Included in gardens admission (members go free)
Learn more
  • Events
  • Easter
  • Families

Easter Lindt Gold Bunny Hunt

Join the Lindt GOLD BUNNY Hunt around the gardens and enjoy some springtime family fun.

  • 23 March – 14 April 2024
  • 10.00 - 17.30
  • Hampton Court Palace
  • Included in palace admission (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.

The King's Favourite

George Villiers, 1st Duke of Buckingham

Assistant Curator Minette Butler explores the life of this famous royal favourite and his place among the LGBT+ stories inside our palaces.

SHOP 24/7 ONLINE

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

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.

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. 

Donate

Membership

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

BECOME A CUSTODIAN OF BRITISH HISTORY

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.