Historic Royal Palaces

We bring six extraordinary palaces and their stories to life.

We bring six extraordinary palaces and their stories to life.

Three Yeoman Warders stand holding flames in front of a black background

Beyond the Deepening Shadow: The Tower Remembers

04-11 November 2018

An epic light and sound display at the Tower of London to mark the centenary of the end of the First World War.

Illustration of the entrance to Hampton Court Palace, two beasts on either side and 'Beast Quest' logo in the center.
Families Highlights

A dark wizard has brought the Beasts of the palace to life. To stop them, you’ll need brains, bravery and magic. Do you have what it takes?

20 October - 28 October 2018

Hampton Court Palace

11:00-16:00

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

Diana: Her Fashion Story, is the critically-acclaimed exhibition featuring some of Diana, Princess of Wales' most famous outfits.

Open daily until 18 February 2019

Kensington Palace

Give yourself at least one hour for this exhibition.

The Great Pagoda at Kew surrounded by blue sky and green trees
Things to see Highlights

See The Great Pagoda at Kew Palace, now returned to its 18th-century splendour.

Open daily until 28 October 2018

Kew Palace

An exterior photo of the South facade of Hillsborough Castle on a sunny September day. Framed by greenery.

Hillsborough Castle

Open daily

100 acres of breathtaking gardens await as you discover Hillsborough Castle’s unique royal and political history.

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.

Great Hall Private Dinner

Hire a venue

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

Volunteer with us

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