On sold-out days there will be a limited number of general admission tickets available for purchase on-site

Opening and closing times

Opening times

Kensington Palace is open daily except 24-26 December.

Winter (01 November - 28 February)

Monday - Sunday: 10.00 - 16.00

Last admission: 15.00

Due to interest in the Diana: Her Fashion Story exhibition, advance tickets for Kensington Palace are limited and several dates are sold out. Find out more.

Summer (01 March - 31 October)

Monday-Sunday: 10.00-18.00

Last admission: 17.00

Closures and notices

Diana: Her Fashion Story

Diana: Her Fashion Story will be closed all day on Wednesday 03 January 2018. 

Diana: Her Fashion Story

The Orangery

Please note that occasionally the Orangery closes early or completely for functions. These dates are always advertised in advance so please check before you travel.

The Orangery

Enlightened Princesses

This temporary exhibition is now closed. 

Victoria Revealed

The Victoria Revealed exhibition is closed.

  • A limited Victoria Revealed exhibition will re-open on select days in December 2017.
  • The exhibition is scheduled to open in full in Spring 2018. 



Explore what's on

Promo image from Diana: Her Fashion Story

Diana: Her Fashion Story, is the sell-out exhibition at Kensington Palace featuring some of Diana, Princess of Wales' most famous outfits.

Open daily

Give yourself at least one hour for this exhibition.

Kensington Gardens are well renowned for their beauty - find out more about the especially intriguing Sunken Garden that was planted in 1908.

Open daily