• Selected dates

Ticketing info

23 June and 9 and 21 July, 12, 18 and 26 August, 15 and 23 September

Tickets are £15. There will be two tours available, starting promptly in the Undercroft at 10.30 and 12.00

Separate fee (advanced booking required)

What happened to Henry VIII’s great Whitehall Palace and what did the early Stuart kings do at the Banqueting House, its last remaining part? Although intended for play and masques, this building is more famous as the place of execution of Kings Charles I. Explore its colourful and turbulent history with Siobhan Clarke and climb to the viewing gallery (not open to the public) for a closer look at the magnificent Rubens ceiling – the only one of his works still in its original location.


A new play, written for Hampton Court Palace by Sarah Dickenson and directed by Jo McInnes.

Thursdays to Mondays (excl. 1-5 June)

Hampton Court Palace

11:00 & 14:45

Banqueting House is home to some important works of art and sculpture.

Open Daily

Banqueting House

Explore Queen Victoria's long and extraordinary life in her own words at Victoria Revealed, the Queen Victoria exhibition.

Opens end of June

Kensington Palace