Sunday 30 July local roads will be closed for the RideLondon cycle ride. Plan how to get here

When

  • Open daily

Booking info

Included in palace admission

Digital missions available at Hampton Court Palace

Go on an interactive adventure at Hampton Court Palace. Meet characters from history, explore all around you, do challenges and win badges!

1. The Clerk’s Fantastic Feast

It's 1543 and Katherine Parr has just become Henry VIII’s sixth wife. The new Queen is counting on you to help the Kitchen Clerk prepare a fantastic feast!

2. The Ambassador's Secret Assignment

It's 1540 and Carlos di Borghese the Venetian Ambassador needs your help to spy on King Henry VIII’s court by gathering evidence from the Tudor apartments.

3. The Architect's Design Dilemma

It's 1714 and the architect John Vanburgh needs your help to decide if Hampton Court is stylish enough for the new king, George I, to keep.

4. The Maid’s Party Panic

It's 1717 and Maid of Honour Molly Lepel needs your help to prepare for her first grand ball at the Palace by learning all about the new royal family, their apartments and court etiquette.

5. The Lord’s Grand Gift

It's 1699 and King William III is coming home. The Lord Chamberlain, Lord Alderney needs your help to find the King a finishing touch for his apartments by searching for as many ideas as possible.

Download the free 'Time Explorers' app to your iOS or Android device before your visit to Hampton Court Palace.

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Explore more family activities

Come face to face with mysterious mythical beasts, storm the battlements and discover the secret grotto in the Magic Garden.

01 April - 29 October 2017

Summer only

Explore and play in the palace together! Discover the stories of Hampton Court Palace in our multi-sensory sessions for under fours.

Selected dates

1 hour

There's lots for families to see and do together at Hampton Court Palace.

Daily

The perfect dress up, your little princess can glide around like a Georgian Princess with this pretty princess fancy dress.

Princess Charlotte Georgian dress up costume

The perfect dress up, your little princess can glide around like a Georgian Princess with this pretty princess fancy dress.

£35.00

History with the horrible bits left in. Learn all about the 'Gorgeous Georgians' with Terry Deary's Horrible Histories.

Horrible Histories: Gorgeous Georgians

History with the horrible bits left in. Learn all about the 'Gorgeous Georgians' with Terry Deary's Horrible Histories.

£5.99

Why was George I called the ‘Turnip King’? Did George IV really loathe his wife? Fascinating facts about Georgian history.

A really useful guide to the Georgians

Why was George I called the ‘Turnip King’? Did George IV really loathe his wife? Fascinating facts about Georgian history.

£8.99