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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

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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Full-length, standing, facing the viewer, head turned half to the right, wearing a white dress with a diaphanous blue wrap, holding a posie of flowers in her right hand; beside a path in a parkland setting, with Kensington Palace in the distance, on the right.
Things to see Highlights

Discover the story of Princess Victoria, the young girl destined to be queen, in the rooms where she was born and raised at Kensington Palace.

Daily

Kensington Palace

Included in palace admission (members go free)

Portrait of Queen Victoria on a green background
Things to see Highlights

Explore Queen Victoria’s private life behind her carefully-managed public image in this major new exhibition at Kensington Palace.

Daily until 05 January 2020

Kensington Palace

Included in palace admission (members go free)