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Essential information for visiting Kensington Palace.

Essential information for visiting Kensington Palace.

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Palace facilities

We offer all the essential facilities and a few you may not expect, including advice and tips for a perfect day out.

  • Toilets and cloakrooms
  • Free Wi-Fi access
  • Maps
  • Baby changing facilities
  • Health and Safety advice

Accessibility

We do everything we can to ensure disabled visitors enjoy the full palace experience.

 

Dedicated facilities, tours, carer tickets and wheelchair hire available.

Eating

Whether you just want a snack or fancy a sit down meal, we have options available to suit your taste.

The Kensington Palace Pavilion: a favourite destination for breakfast, lunch or afternoon tea. 

Palace café: Light bites, hot drinks

Shopping

Shop for gifts and souvenirs inspired by this famous royal residence.

Our shop will be open throughout your visit, offering everything from souvenirs and gifts, to fine jewellery. You can also shop online and non-EU residents can buy tax-free.

Group visits

There are special offers and discounts for groups of 15-50 people (subject to availability).

We offer reduced admission for group bookings. Meal deals are also available.

School visits

We offer everything you need for the perfect educational visit.

Spaces are limited so book in advance.

You can include special sessions and workshops designed for pupils of all ages. Discounted entry for groups of 15 or more, on-site supervision and meal deals are also available.

families taking part in hands on activities inside Kensington Palace

Discover what life was like for Princess Victoria growing up at Kensington Palace this May half term.

27 May - 1 June 2018

Families Events

11:00-16:00

Portrait of a young Queen Victoria on a red background, compiled with a portrait of Prince Albert and a photograph of an older Queen Victoria

Learn about Queen Victoria's long and extraordinary life in her own words at the Victoria Revealed exhibition.

Open daily

Highlights Things to see

Explore and play together at Kensington Palace in our multi-sensory storytelling sessions for under 4s.

Selected dates

Events Families