Digital Missions

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Ticketing information

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

Please note, you will require an admission ticket to access Hampton Court Palace.

Included in palace admission (members go free) 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. 

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.

Closed until spring 2019

Hampton Court Palace

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

Meet characters from the Tower of London's history, complete challenges and win badges on your Digital Mission.

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Tower of London

Included in palace admission (members go free)

Families

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

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Kensington Palace

Included in palace admission (members go free)

A souvenir guidebook highlighting the best things to do at Hampton Court Palace - an enjoyable read bursting with information.

Official Hampton Court Palace guidebook

A souvenir guidebook highlighting the best things to do at Hampton Court Palace - an enjoyable read bursting with information.

£4.99

Royal Beasts Unicorn tree decoration is beautifully handmade using metal and silk threads on a satin background

Royal Beasts Unicorn tree decoration

The Unicorn is a legendary animal that resembles a white horse with a spiralling horn and is one of the most important imaginary animals of the Middle Ages in which it was a symbol of purity and grace.

£14.99

Face on image of a Henry VIII dressed up brown teddy bear on a white background,.

Henry VIII tudor teddy bear

Cuddle up with one of England's most iconic monarchs with our exclusive and super soft Henry VIII teddy bear. Henry VIII was the second king during the Tudor dynasty and is one of the most recognisable monarchs in history.

£14.99