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Hampton Court Palace

Discover the home of Henry VIII

Discover the home of Henry VIII

Experience the public dramas and private lives of Henry VIII, his wives the queens, and their children in the world of the Tudor court. Admire Henry’s Great Hall and Tudor kitchens. Discover the spectacular baroque palace built for William III and Mary II and explore Hampton Court Palace’s outdoor spaces and 60 acres of magnificent gardens. 

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Opening times

31 March - 12 May 2024 (Closed 07 May)
Daily: 10:00-17:30
Last admission: 16:30

Temporary route closures are in place around the palace. Check our opening times page for all closures before you visit.

The Magic Garden opens at 11:00 on certain dates throughout the year.

Tickets and prices

Explore Hampton Court Palace. Pre-booking is recommended and ticket prices are different for peak and off peak visits.

Dogs are not permitted within the palace, courtyards or gardens unless they are trained assistance dogs.

Ticket prices from (excluding donation):

  • Members: Free
  • Adult: £27.20
  • Child age 5-15: £13.60

Getting here

Hampton Court Palace, East Molesey, Surrey, KT8 9AU. Directions

Enjoy a great day out

Keep everyone entertained with a day out at Hampton Court Palace.

Lindt bunnies behind Hampton Court Palace with magic dust circling around them

Easter Lindt Gold Bunny Hunt

Until 14 April 2024

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

Included in your ticket

  • Things to see

Great Hall

Experience the splendour of the Tudor court in Henry VIII's Great Hall, complete with his magnificent tapestries.

  • Open
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  • Included in palace admission (members go free)
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  • Families
  • Things to see

The Magic Garden

Meet mysterious beasts, storm the battlements and discover the secret grotto in the Magic Garden at Hampton Court Palace.

  • Open Daily
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  • Included in palace admission (members go free)
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  • Tours and talks

Audio guide tour

Explore the palace as a film set with our Film and TV Location tour. Hold the stories of Hampton Court Palace in your hands with an audio guide tour.

  • Available
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  • Included in palace admission (members go free)
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What's on

  • Events
  • Things to see

Tulip Festival

Our Tulip Festival returns for another year this spring, with more bulbs than ever before.

  • Until 29 April 2024
  • 10:00 - 17:30
  • Hampton Court Palace
  • Included in palace admission (members go free)
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  • Exhibition
  • Things to see

The Indian Army at the Palace

Explore the forgotten story of Indian Army soldiers who camped at Hampton Court Palace in the early 20th century, through a new exhibition of previously unseen objects, photographs, film and personal stories.

  • Until 29 September 2024
  • In line with palace opening hours
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  • Included in palace admission (members go free)
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  • Things to see
  • Families
  • Events

Meet the Tudors

Join us each weekend at Hampton Court Palace and meet the Tudors that made the court of Henry VIII tick.

  • Weekends
  • 10.00 - 16.00
  • Hampton Court Palace
  • Included in palace admission (members go free)
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Read more history and stories

The Indian Army at Hampton Court Palace in 1919

In late July 1919, a contingent of nearly 1800 troops from the Indian Army, including their British and Indian officers, marched through the palace gates and onto Home Park, where they camped for the next two months.

Women's History at Our Palaces

For centuries women have influenced the course of history, and the history of our palaces.

What has been filmed at Hampton Court Palace?

From costume dramas to documentaries, discover the historic locations behind your favourite TV shows and films.

Support Us

As a self-funding charity, there are several ways you can support us.

Donate

We are an independent charity and rely on your support. Help us to conserve these historic buildings, ensuring they are here for future generations to enjoy.

Become a member

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