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Plan and book a school visit

Booking information, admission rates, what's included, term dates and useful resources

Booking information, admission rates, what's included, term dates and useful resources

plan your visit

School visits include:

  • Palace admission including all visitor routes open on the date.
  • Pre-visit email including two teacher planning passes.
  • Dedicated lunchroom for groups with pre-booked sessions.
choose a session
Primary school students take part in school session at Kensington Palace

Important information for your booking

Autumn 2023 – Summer 2024

Students
Under 5s/EYFS: Free
Age 5-15 (KS 1-4): £4.10
Age 16+ (KS 5+): £4.10

Teachers and adults
Up to agreed ratios: Free
Adults for 1:1 assistance: Free
Additional adults: £18.40

Subsidised rates are available Wednesday - Friday during UK term time only, not school or bank holidays.

Visits available Wednesday - Friday during UK term time.

Summer 2023
19 April – 21 July

Autumn 2023
Self-led visits
6 September – 20 October
13 December – 21 December

Sessions available
13 September – 20 October

Spring 2024
Self-led visits
10 January – 28 March

Sessions available
10 January – 28 March

Summer 2024
Self-led visits
17 April – 24 July

Sessions available
17 April – 19 July

All school visits must be paid for in advance.

There will be no school visits available at Kensington Palace between 23 October – 12 December.

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.

We ask classes to break up into smaller, supervised groups with a maximum of 10 students whilst inside the palace spaces.

Book your school visit

Complete the booking request form and submit it. All school group admissions must be booked in advance, we recommend booking at least two months in advance as dates do sell out quickly. Payment is due six weeks before visiting. If you have any questions, wish to check availability or amend a booking request form you have already submitted please contact the schools team via email at [email protected].

School Visit Booking request Form

Complete the form below to request a school visit to Kensington Palace.

School Visit Booking Request Form

Payment and terms of booking

After receiving your booking request, we will email you a confirmation and invoice which must be paid in advance of your visit and according to our payment terms.

  • Your invoice will be attached to your confirmation email. Payment details can be found on your invoice.
  • Our preferred method of payment is by BACS. When making payment please ensure you quote your account number and your school/company name. If possible, send us remittance advice.
  • Payment is due six weeks prior to visiting. Extra tickets must be purchased on the day at standard group rates.
  • Bookings with less than six weeks' notice require immediate payment. The cancellation and amendment deadline is 17:00 on the day after the booking is confirmed.
  • We regret that no refunds can be given for cancellations or amendments made less than six weeks in advance of your visit. This includes non-arrivals on the day.
Terms and conditions

Preparing for your visit

Essential information

Essential Information for visiting Kensington Palace

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