Digital Missions

Shh! You are invited on a special mission...

Shh! You are invited on a special mission...

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Ticketing information

Included in palace admission Buy Hampton Court Palace tickets

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

Download the free Time Explorers app to your iOS or Android device before your visit. Search 'Time Explorers' in the App Store.

Compatibility:

  • iOS: Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. Optimised for iPhone 5, iPhone 6, and iPhone 6 Plus. Requires iOS 8.0 or later. 
  • Android: Available on Jelly Bean, Kitkat, Lollipop and Marshmallow.  Optimised for Lollipop and Marshmallow.

Digital missions available at Hampton Court Palace

1. 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.

2. The Clerk's Fantastic Feast

Plans are afoot to impress Henry VIII with a surprise feast for all his court. The kitchen clerk is counting on you to help prepare an amazing banquet.

3. 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.

4. 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.

5. 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.

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Explore more family activities

A boy holds up a toy sword and shouts as children play in the background at the Magic Garden at Hampton Court Palace
Families Highlights

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

Open daily (season planned closure - 10 September 2018)

10:00-18:00 (last entry 17:15)

A medieval character in red emerges from the structure of the Tower of London
Families

Meet characters from the Tower of London's history, explore all around you, do challenges and win badges on your Digital Mission.

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Families

Meet a character from history, explore the palace, complete challenges and win a badge in your Digital Mission!

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Henry VIII luxury embroidered tree decoration

Henry VIII luxury embroidered tree decoration

This stunning Henry VIII tree decoration is double-sided and is beautifully handmade using metal and silk threads on a satin background with a foam filling.

£12.99

Royal Mint Remembrance Day 2017 silver proof UK £5 poppy commemorative coin

Royal Mint Remembrance Day 2017 silver proof UK £5 poppy commemorative coin

The Royal Mint Remembrance Day 2017 commemorative five pound coin is an exceptional addition to the Royal Mint’s collection and is the first official UK silver proof coin produced by the mint to commemorate Armistice Day.

£95.00

Luxury Rabbit Doorstop

Rabbit doorstop

The sitting rabbit doorstop is a handsome fellow made out of luxurious beige fabric with silk trim - he is definitely more than a doorstop as his appealing looks are sure to guarantee him the best room in the house!

£29.99