Booking information, admission rates, what's included, term dates and useful resources
A school visit to Kensington Palace includes:
Self-led visits (Key stages 4 and 5)
Key stage 4 groups: £3.50
Key stage 5 groups: £4.50
Teachers and adults
Up to agreed ratios: Free
Adults for 1:1 assistance: Free
Additional adults: £21.20
Session prices for key stages 1-3 and SEND are inclusive of student admission. For details please see our sessions.
Subsidised rates are available Wednesday - Friday during UK term time only, not school or bank holidays. We are operating timed entry for one class per day, to support social distancing.
Visits available Wednesday - Friday during UK term time.
Self-led visits for key stages 4 and 5 available
08 September - 17 December
06 October - 10 December
Spring and Summer 2022
Available to book from September 2021
We are able to offer school sessions for key stages 1-3 groups for one class per day. Sessions will start at 10:45 with entry at 10:30. Self-led admission for key stage 4 and 5 groups will be available at 10:15 and 12:30.
All school visits must be booked and paid for in advance.
Key stage 1 (age 4-7) = 1:5
Key stages 2, 3 and 4 (age 7-15) = 1:10
Key stage 5 and up (age 16+) = 1:15
SEND groups can determine their own ratios.
Groups with an inadequate number of accompanying adults may not be admitted.
To support social distancing we will ask classes to break up into smaller, supervised, groups with a maximum of 5 students whilst inside the palace spaces.Terms and conditions Safeguarding
Please read our current safety procedures for keeping you safe on your visit.
In order to best support you and your group we will also provide:
Our curriculum-based sessions are led by expert presenters who bring the history of the palace to life through lively, interactive learning opportunities. We offer sessions for key stages 1-3, including SEND.
Our sessions can cater for a maximum of 35 students.
Self-led visits to the exhibition Royal Style in the Making are available for key stage 4 and key stage 5 groups. Admission includes the exhibition and all palace routes open on the day of your visit.
This new temporary exhibition explores the intimate relationship between fashion designer and royal client, revealing the process behind the creation of a number of the most important couture commissions in royal history. On display will be the wedding dress of Diana, Princess of Wales, on show for the first time at Kensington Palace in 25 years.
Visits available Wednesday - Friday during UK term time, 01 September – 17 December 2021. Two timed entry slots available per day, at 10:15 and 12:30.
Bookings for Autumn 2021 now open.
After receiving your booking request, we will email you with confirmation and an invoice which must be paid in advance of your visit and according to our payment terms.