Opening and closing times

Information on seasonal hours and planned closures

Information on seasonal hours and planned closures

Updated 25 March. In line with Public Health England guidance, we have taken the decision to close all six of our palaces and gardens until 31st May. We will be reviewing this and will keep you updated. Please read our statement for further information. Read our statement

Opening times

Kensington Palace is open daily except 24-26 December.


Summer (01 March - 31 October)

Monday-Sunday: 10:00-18:00

Last admission: 17:00

Please check for more information on closures and notices.


Winter (01 November - 29 February)

Monday-Sunday: 10:00-16:00

Last admission: 15:00

 

Closures and notices

The Orangery

The Orangery is currently closed for conservation and restoration works. 

The Kensington Palace Pavilion and the Palace Café are open daily for refreshments. 

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)

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 daily

Kensington Palace

Included in palace admission (members go free)