Historic Royal Palaces

We bring six extraordinary palaces and their stories to life

We bring six extraordinary palaces and their stories to life

The 16th Century Bacton Altar cloth with cloth of silver embellished with hand embroidered motifs depicting flowers and fauna.

See the lost dress of Elizabeth I

12 October 2019 - 23 February 2020

See the Bacton Altar Cloth, a rare survival of Elizabethan dress worn by Elizabeth I, and the iconic Rainbow Portrait at Hampton Court Palace.

A Yeoman Warder stands outside the White Tower during a Twilight Tour or the Tower.
Tours and talks

Dare you visit the Tower at night and take one of our Twilight Tours? Discover secrets of the Tower's history with after-hours access.

Selected Sundays in November 2019 to April 2020

Tower of London

19:00

Separate ticket (advance booking required)

A ghost tour guide stands on the Silverstick Stairs of Hampton Court Palace at night. A ghost representing Jane Seymour appears behind him.
Events Tours and talks

Discover stories of spooky apparitions and paranormal activity on an evening ghost tour of Hampton Court Palace.

Selected dates from October 2019 - February 2020

Hampton Court Palace

90 mins

Separate ticket (advance booking required)

Portrait of Queen Victoria on a green background
Things to see Highlights

Explore Queen Victoria’s private life behind her carefully-managed public image in this major new exhibition at Kensington Palace.

Daily until 05 January 2020

Kensington Palace

Included in palace admission (members go free)

Yeoman Warder AJ Clark stands outside the Queen's House at the Tower of London, in uniform, for Inside the Tower of London series 2

Inside the Tower of London series 2

Inside the Tower of London is back with a second series on Channel 5.

A male staff member from the Yeoman Body is shown in their full uniform/regalia speaking with a male and female visitor.

Members go free

Escape to the past whenever you want when you join us today.

Enjoy unlimited adventures at our palaces, a 10% discount in our shops and cafés, and exclusive events when you become a member of Historic Royal Palaces.

Support us

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

Volunteer with us

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

Great Hall Private Dinner

Hire a venue

Host your prestigious event at one of the greatest palaces ever built.

The White Tower exterior at the Tower of London under a blue, partially cloudy sky. Visitors can be seen exploring the grounds beneath the tower

Support us as a corporate partner

Enjoy unrivalled access to our incredible palaces, deliver stunning events and go behind the scenes providing ‘money-can’t-buy' experiences for clients and guests.