Historic Royal Palaces
Essential information for visiting Kensington Palace.
The Queen's State Apartments will be closed until 31 March 2020.
Learn more here.
Kensington Palace, Kensington Gardens, London W8 4PX
Buying your tickets online is the cheapest and most convenient way to visit the palace.
Last admission: 17:00
Please check for information on closures and notices.
We offer all the essential facilities and a few you may not expect, including advice and tips for a perfect day out.
We do everything we can to ensure disabled visitors enjoy the full palace experience.
Dedicated facilities, tours, carer tickets and wheelchair hire available.
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
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.
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.
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.
Download your map of the palace and gardens.
Enjoy delicious cakes, sandwiches and hot meals in one of our restaurants or cafes.
Can't find what you're looking for? Find information on dress code, lost property and more.
Learn more about the royals who have made Kensington Palace their home during one of our intro talks, or take a tour with an expert guide.
Included in palace admission (members go free)
Meet a character from history, explore the palace, complete challenges and win a badge in your digital mission.
Wander through the lavish rooms of the King's State Apartments, each one grander than the last, at Kensington Palace.