Tickets and prices

Buy tickets online to save up to 30%

Your Kensington Palace admission ticket includes entry to:

  • Kensington Palace, the State Rooms and all public areas of the palace and gardens.
  • Diana: Her Fashion Story exhibition, including the iconic landmines outfit and ball gowns (closes 17 February)
  • The Favourite display of costumes from the Oscar nominated film (closed 08-14 February and runs until 10 March)

Choosing a time to visit

Until 17 February 2019, all tickets purchased online are offered at a 15% discount on the walk up, ticket office price. You can save up to 30% online by choosing to visit from 2.00pm on weekdays, during our quieter, off-peak times.

We use a timed entry ticket system to ensure that all our guests can see and enjoy Diana’s dresses in a relaxed, intimate setting.

  • Please select your visit date and preferred timed entry slot when buying your ticket.
  • Each entry slot lasts for 30 minutes, starting on the hour or half hour. 
  • Our guests tell us they spend about 90 minutes enjoying the palace and exhibitions.
  • Once inside, you can stay as long as you like until closing time at 4.00pm.

Online ticket prices for visits until 17 February 2019 (Includes Diana: Her Fashion Story)

Ticket type Peak times Off-peak times

Members*

entry to all 6 palaces from £52 per year*

Free

Free

Adult

age 18-59

£19.50

£16.00

Child

age 5-15

£9.70

£8.00

Concessions

age 60+, 16-17, full time student

£15.50

£12.70

Family saver 1

1 adult and up to 3 children

£36.20

£29.50

Family saver 2

2 adults and up to 3 children

£48.80

£40.60

Historic Royal Palaces is an independent charity and receives no government or crown funding. 

Please consider adding a donation when you buy your ticket. If you're a UK taxpayer, we can claim tax back from the government's Gift Aid scheme at no cost to you.

Online ticket prices for visits on 18 February 2019 onwards

Ticket type Online price With donation

Members*

entry to all 6 palaces from £52 per year*

Free

Free

Adult

age 18-59

£17.50

£19.30

Child

age 5-15

£8.70

£9.60

Concessions

age 60+, 16-17, full time student

£13.90

£15.30

Family saver 1

1 adult and up to 3 children

£32.50

£35.80

Family saver 2

2 adults and up to 3 children

£43.90

£48.30

Historic Royal Palaces is an independent charity and receives no government or crown funding.

Please consider adding a donation when you buy your ticket. If you're a UK taxpayer, we can claim tax back from the government's Gift Aid scheme at no cost to you.

How to get tickets you've bought online

When you buy your ticket online, you can choose to receive your ticket by email or by post.

Receive tickets by email - you can either

  1. Click the link in the email that we’ll send you, print out your tickets and bring them to the Kensington Palace entrance or 
  2. Open your ticket on your smartphone and have the QR code visible for our ticket scanners at the Kensington Palace entrance. 

Receive tickets by post

If you buy your tickets online seven days in advance (UK) or 10 days in advance (overseas visitors), we can post your tickets to you. 

Other ways to buy tickets

Buying tickets for today

If you're planning to visit today and haven't bought your ticket in advance, you could either:

  • Visit the Kensington Palace Ticket Office located next to the main palace entrance to buy same-day tickets for the next available time slot.
  • Sign up for membership online (from £52 per year with free access to all six palaces).

Members receive free and guaranteed entrance to Kensington Palace and to Diana: Her Fashion Story exhibition, including days which are already sold out online. Members also do not have to book tickets in advance or select a time slot.

In person at the Ticket Office

The palace ticket office, located next to the main palace entrance, sells tickets on the day and in advance. Please note that tickets bought at the ticket office do not include the 15% online discount.

Gate prices for visits until 17 February 2019

Type Gate price With Donation

Members*

Free

Free

Adult

£23.00

£25.30

Child

£11.50

£12.70

Concessions

£18.30

£20.20

Family 1

£42.60

£46.90

Family 2

£57.50

£63.30

Walk-up tickets for visits on 18 February 2019 onwards (excluding donation): Adult £19.50; Child £9.70; Concession £15.50; Student £15.50; Senior £15.50; Family 1 £36.20; Family 2 £48.80

If you are using a third party ticket promotion or special offer, please bring your voucher or offer leaflet with you to the ticket office. Separate terms and conditions apply.

Call our booking line

Phone bookings incur a £2.00 booking fee per transaction. There's no booking fee when buying online or in person. 

Call +44 (0)20 3166 6000

The line is open:
Monday-Friday: 09.00-17.00
Saturday-Sunday: 09.00-14.00

Group bookings

We offer a range of benefits and services to groups of 15 people or more.

More about group bookings

Contact us

Historic Royal Palaces switchboard:
Call +44 (0)20 3166 6000 between 09.00 and 17.00 Monday to Friday or 09.00 to 14.00 at weekends.

Text Relay users must dial 18001 before the telephone number.

More about visiting Kensington Palace