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Essential information for visiting Kensington Palace.

Essential information for visiting Kensington Palace.

Visit essentials

Maps and facilities

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

  • Maps
  • Toilets and cloakrooms
  • Free Wi-Fi access
  • 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.

Kensington Palace Pavilion Restaurant and Tea Room: 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.

Kensington Palace map

Download your map of the palace and gardens.

Kensington Palace map
Afternoon tea selection

Grab a coffee or enjoy Afternoon Tea

Enjoy delicious cakes, sandwiches and hot meals in one of our restaurants or cafes. 

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Diana, Princess of Wales wears a Versace dress in the promo image for Diana: Her Fashion Story
Highlights Things to see

Diana: Her Fashion Story, is the critically-acclaimed exhibition featuring some of Diana, Princess of Wales' most famous outfits.

Open daily until 18 February 2019

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Give yourself at least one hour for this exhibition.

A diamond and emerald tiara mounted on a frame on a plain background
Highlights Things to see

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

Open daily until 07 January 2019

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Families

Meet a character from history, explore the palace, complete challenges and win a badge in your Digital Mission!

Daily

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