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Tickets for Kensington Palace from 13 December 2023

Kensington Palace is closed until 13 December 2023.

An admission ticket includes access to all public areas of the palace and gardens including:

    • Victoria: A Royal Childhood
    • The King's State Apartments
    • The Queen's State Apartments

Historic Royal Palaces members – please login to pre-book your tickets.

London Pass holders must pre-book tickets in advance through the London Pass website.

Ticket prices No donation With donation


entry to all 6 palaces from £55 per year




age 18-64




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




age 65+



Full time student /16-17 years

Students need to show a valid student identification card.



Disabled concession




Groups of 15 or more.



£1 tickets (from 21 October)

For those in receipt of Universal Credit and other named benefits



Your donation helps

Historic Royal Palaces is the self-funding charity that cares for the Kensington Palace. We ask for an optional 10% donation towards our charitable work when you buy your ticket. 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.

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 42xxxxxxxxx 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).

Adult carer/companion tickets are available to book online.

Only one carer ticket can be added per booking but each disabled visitor can bring one person with them free of charge as a carer/companion. If your party requires more than one carer ticket, please book your paid tickets online and email [email protected] with your booking reference number and all proof of need. We will be happy to reserve the additional carer tickets for your party at no extra cost.


£1 tickets for a day visit to Kensington Palace are available to anyone in receipt of the following:

  • Universal Credit
  • Working Tax Credit
  • Child Tax Credit
  • Pension Credit
  • Employment and Support Allowance
  • Income Support
  • Jobseeker’s Allowance

You can claim £1 tickets for up to six people per household. Only one person per household needs to show supporting documents.

Kensington Palace will reopen on 13 December 2023.

Learn more about our £1 ticket offer

Group tickets

Group tickets can be purchased online.

Buy group tickets

London Pass Holders

To guarantee entry at your desired time, we recommend pre-booking your Palace tickets through London Pass. This can only be done through the Go City Customer Services team by emailing [email protected] with your preferred date and time of visit, family name and Go City order number.

The Go City Customer Services team aim to process and reconfirm all requests within 72 hours. If your preferred time is not available, the Customer Services team will book the nearest time on the same day. If your preferred date is not available, the Customer Services team will contact you with the nearest available date. Please note we cannot guarantee booking requests made within 48 hours of the date of visit.

London Pass holders must show their physical London Pass / QR Code on app, and their HRP tickets when entering the palace

National Art Pass

National Art Fund Pass holders are entitled to free entry to the palace when there is no temporary exhibition open (13 December 2023 – 13 March 2024) by presenting a valid Art Fund Pass on the day of their visit.

National Art Fund Pass holders are entitled to half-price entry to the Palace when there is a temporary exhibition open (14 March – 27 October 2024) by presenting a valid Art Fund Pass on the day of their visit. Half-price tickets will be available to pre-book on our website.

Both periods are subject to availability, and please note Art Fund Pass holders can only pre-book tickets during exhibitions.