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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 60 acres of magnificent gardens and the popular Magic Garden adventure playground.

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Opening times

12 May - 26 May 2024
Wednesday - Sunday: 10:00-17:30
Last admission: 16:30

There are temporary route closures 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 day out for all the family

Keep the family entertained with a day out at Hampton Court Palace.

Horrible Histories Live on Stage!

Until 01 June 2024

Join us this May half term for Horrible Histories - Rotten Royals! See the much-loved books brought to life at Henry VIII's famous palace.  

Included in your ticket

  • Things to see

Henry VIII's Kitchens

Transport yourself back to the heyday of Tudor feasting and entertainment in Henry VIII's Kitchens at Hampton Court Palace.

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

Cumberland Art Gallery

Discover masterpieces by Rembrandt, Caravaggio, van Dyck, and more at the Cumberland Art Gallery at Hampton Court Palace.

  • Open
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  • Included in palace admission (members go free)
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  • Families
  • Half term
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The Magic Garden

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

  • Open Wednesday - Sunday
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  • Included in palace admission (members go free)
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What's on

  • Events

The Queen's Reading Room

The star-studded literary festival returns to Hampton Court Palace for one day only.

  • Saturday 08 June 2024
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  • Separate ticket
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Hampton Court Palace Festival

A series of open-air summer concerts in the spectacular and iconic Tudor courtyard at Hampton Court Palace.

  • 11-22 June 2024 (selected dates)
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  • Separate ticket (advance booking required)
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RHS Hampton Court Palace Garden Festival

Join us for a fun-filled celebration in the stunning setting of Hampton Court Palace in summer 2024.

  • 02 - 07 July 2024 (RHS Members’ Days: 02 and 03 July)
  • Hampton Court Palace
  • Separate ticket (advance booking required)
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What has been filmed at Hampton Court Palace?

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

Image: ©Netflix

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.

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