Tickets and prices

Book tickets online

Book tickets online

Tickets including Royal Style in the Making

We advise pre-booking your ticket and arrival time slot online before you visit to avoid disappointment. You will not be allowed to enter the palace without a ticket. The duration of your visit is not restricted in any way.

An admission ticket includes access to all public areas of the palace and gardens and takes you on our one way route through the palace to:

  • Victoria: A Royal Childhood
  • The King's State Apartments
  • The Queen's State Apartments
  • finishing in our new exhibition 'Royal Style in the Making' (until 2 January 2022)

Under 5's go free and do not need a ticket.

Tickets prices No donation With donation

Members

entry to all 6 palaces from £59 per year

Free

Free

Adult

age 18-64

£23.00

£25.30

Child (age 5-15)

Under 5's go free and do not need a ticket. Children aged 5-15 must be accompanied by an adult.

£11.50

£12.70

Concessions

age 65+, 16-17, full time student

£18.40

£20.30

Family saver 1

1 adult and up to 3 children

£40.20

£44.30

Family saver 2

2 adults and up to 3 children

£63.20

£69.60

Your donation helps

Historic Royal Palaces is the self-funding charity which cares for Kensington Palace. The 'with donation' price in the table includes an optional 10% donation towards our charitable work. By making this donation you are helping us at a time when we're facing serious financial challenges resulting from the Coronavirus. 

You can make your donation go further by ticking the Gift Aid box when completing your purchase. Historic Royal Palaces will be able to claim an extra 25% of the value of your ticket at no extra cost to you.

Thank you for supporting us.

Tickets from 1 October to 3 January including Royal Style in the Making

We advise pre-booking your ticket and arrival time slot online before you visit to avoid disappointment. You will not be allowed to enter the palace without a ticket. The duration of your visit is not restricted in any way.

An admission ticket includes access to all public areas of the palace and gardens and takes you on our one way route through the palace to:

  • Victoria: A Royal Childhood
  • The King's State Apartments: The King’s Stairs, The King’s Gallery, the Presence Chamber and the Privy Chamber 
  • The Queen's State Apartments
  • finishing in our new exhibition 'Royal Style in the Making' (until 2 January 2022)

From 01 October 2021, the King’s Drawing Room, the Cupola Room and Queen Caroline’s Closet will be closed for maintenance work. The Red Saloon will be open, however scaffolding may be in place throughout the room.

Under 5's go free and do not need a ticket.

Ticket prices No donation With donation

Adult

age 18-64

£19.50

£21.50

Child (age 5-15)

Under 5's go free and do not need a ticket. Children aged 5-15 must be accompanied by an adult.

£9.70

£10.70

Concessions

age 65+, 16-17, full time student

£15.60

£17.20

Family saver 1

1 adult and up to 3 children

£34.00

£37.40

Family saver 2

2 adults and up to 3 children

£53.50

£58.90

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 or print at home

  1. Download your PDF ticket to your mobile for scanning at the entrance or
  2. Click the link in the email that we’ll send you and print out all your tickets

If you are not able to download your e-tickets using the link in your confirmation email, please show your reference number which begins 421xxxxxxxx to the ticket desk when you arrive and staff on site will be able to print your tickets for you.

How to get a carer ticket

Complimentary adult carer tickets can be obtained on the day of your visit upon presentation of proof of registered disability (such as a Blue Badge, Freedom Pass, DLA letter or PIP letter).

Group tickets

Group tickets can be purchased online.

Buy group tickets

National Art Fund Pass holders

National Art Fund Pass holders are entitled to free entry to both the palace and Royal Style in the Making exhibition by presenting a valid Art Fund Pass on the day of their visit. We are not able to pre-book Art Fund members through the website but will admit them on the first available time slot when they visit, and they will not be separated from the rest of their party if they are visiting with people who have pre-booked tickets.