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Digital Missions

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

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

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  • Open daily

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Included in palace admission

Digital missions available at Hampton Court Palace

Download our 'Time Explorers' app and go on an interactive adventure around the palace. Become a secret spy at the Tudor court, find a gift for William III, plan a palace party or re-design Hampton Court for George I!

Using the app travel back in time to explore the palace, complete the digital challenges and meet characters from history to win your Mission badges!

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 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.

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.

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

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