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Kensington Palace

Be charmed by a stylish royal residence.

Be charmed by a stylish royal residence.

Promo image from Diana: Her Fashion Story

Diana: Her Fashion Story

Celebrate the life of Diana, Princess of Wales, in the sell-out exhibition at Kensington Palace featuring some of Diana, Princess of Wales' most famous outfits.

Explore the King's State Apartments at Kensington Palace. Wander through a sumptuous set of rooms, each one grander than the last.

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Go on an interactive adventure at Kensington Palace. Meet a character from history, explore all around you, do challenges and win a badge!

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The staircase was painted by William Kent and completed in 1724. The walls depicts an elaborate arcaded gallery with figures behind a balustrade. Many are identifiable as members of King George I's court. The wrought iron balustrade is by Jean Tijou

Wander up the King's Staircase at Kensington Palace - the opulent entrance to the King's State Apartments, lavishly decorated by William Kent.

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