Opening and closing times

Information on seasonal hours and planned closures

Information on seasonal hours and planned closures

Opening times

Opening days and hours vary.


Summer (01 March - 31 October)

Wednesday-Sunday: 10:30-17:00

Last admission: 16:00

Please check for more information on closures and notices.


Winter (01 November - 20 December)

Saturday-Sunday: 10:00-16:00

Last admission: 14:30 

Please check for more information on closures and notices.

 

Closures and notices

Cafes

The Palace Café is open for takeaway service, Wednesday -Sunday. The Kensington Palace Pavilion remains closed for now.

The Orangery is currently closed for conservation and restoration works. 

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.

Open

Kensington Palace

Included in palace admission (members go free)

The King's State Apartments interior
Highlights Things to see

Wander through the lavish rooms of the King's State Apartments, each one grander than the last, at Kensington Palace.

Open

Kensington Palace

Included in palace admission (members go free)

A large four poster bed covered in detailed period fabric, in a bedroom covered in dark green wall decor
Things to see

Explore the beautiful private rooms at Kensington Palace where Mary II once took her meals, relaxed and entertained.

Open

Kensington Palace

Included in palace admission (members go free)