Kensington Palace

Discover the home of the young royals

Discover the home of the young royals

Still from the feature film The Favourite

The Favourite costume display

Open daily until 10 March 2019

See costumes from The Favourite, the Oscar-nominated film starring Olivia Colman as Queen Anne on display at Kensington Palace.

Photo of a family enjoying Half term family fun
Families

Take part in family storytelling and craft activities this half-term and discover the story of Queen Anne.

17-22 February 2019

Kensington Palace

Various times during the day

Included in palace admission (members go free)

A long, bright pink and purple dress in a display case in a bright corridor at Kensington Palace. Two lamps are lit on either side of the case and a display stand is placed in the foreground
Things to see

Explore the evolution of Diana, Princess of Wales' innate sense of style in a new display at her former London home.

Daily

Kensington Palace

Included in palace admission (members go free)

Highlights Things to see

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

Open daily

Kensington Palace

Included in palace admission (members go free)

More about Kensington Palace

Visitors at Kensington Palace looking up at a display in a bright red opulent room

Members go free

Escape to the past whenever you want when you join us today.

Enjoy unlimited access to our palaces, a 10% discount in our shops and cafes and exclusive events when you become a member of Historic Royal Palaces.

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are given a tour of the Sunken Garden at Kensington Palace

Modern royals at Kensington Palace

As well as being a popular visitor destination, Kensington Palace is the official residence of TRH The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and their children, and TRH The Duke and Duchess of Sussex.

Queen Anne is depicted as Justice, with scales in one hand and a sword in the other. Around the Queen are grouped Fortitude, Prudence and Temperance. Beneath, the Three Graces are joined by figures representing Vigilance and Peace. Mercury flies at their side.

Queen Anne

The stoical Stuart who, despite ill health and tragedy, was a surprisingly successful monarch.

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Lucy Worsley, Joint Chief Curator at Historic Royal Palaces, speaks at a reception

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