Information on seasonal hours and planned closures
Kensington Palace is open daily except 24-26 December.
Summer (01 March - 31 October)
Last admission: 17:00
Winter (01 November - 28 February)
Last admission: 15:00
Kensington Palace Pavilion and Tea Room
The Kensington Palace Pavilion will close early on the following dates:
- 21 November 2018 – closing at 16:00
- 22 November 2018 – closing at 16:00
- 14 December 2018 – closing at 16:00
The Orangery is currently closed for conservation and restoration works.
The Kensington Palace Pavilion and the Palace Café are open daily for refreshments.
BSL and Describer Tours
We are unable to offer BSL or Describer tours in November 2018. Tour availability will resume from 08 December 2018.
Walk in the footsteps of royalty in the beautiful gardens of Kensington Palace, including the intriguing Sunken Garden.
Diana: Her Fashion Story, is the critically-acclaimed exhibition featuring some of Diana, Princess of Wales' most famous outfits.
Open daily until 17 February 2019
Give yourself at least one hour for this exhibition.
Wander through the lavish rooms of the King's State Apartments, each one grander than the last, at Kensington Palace.