Tickets and prices

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

The Queen's State Apartments will be closed until 31 March 2020. Learn more here.

Save time, book online

Your Kensington Palace admission ticket includes entry to:

  • Kensington Palace, the State Rooms, displays and all public areas of the palace and gardens.

Choosing a time to visit

We use a timed entry ticket system to ensure that all our guests can see and enjoy the palace and exhibitions.

  • Please select your visit date and preferred timed entry slot when buying your ticket.
  • Once inside, you can stay as long as you like until closing time at 16:00.
  • Our guests tell us they spend about 90 minutes enjoying the palace and exhibitions.

Online prices until 03 April 2020.

Ticket type Online price With Donation


entry to all 6 palaces from £55 per year




age 18-64




age 5-15




age 65+, 16-17, full time student



Family saver 1

1 adult and up to 3 children (aged 5-15)



Family saver 2

2 adults and up to 3 children (aged 5-15)



Online ticket prices for visits from 4 April 2020 to 14 May 2020 (excluding donation): Adult £17.50; Child £8.70; Concession £13.90; Student £13.90; Senior (65+) £13.90; Family 1 £32.50; Family 2 £43.90

Online ticket prices for visits from 15 May 2020 (excluding donation): Adult £19.30; Child £9.60; Concession £15.40; Student £15.40; Senior (65+) £15.40; Family 1 £28.90; Family 2 £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 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

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 £55 per year for unlimited adventures at our palaces).

Members receive free and guaranteed entrance to Kensington Palace even on days that are already sold out online. Members also do not have to book tickets in advance or select a time slot.

Gate prices

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 10% online discount and we are currently accepting card payments only. Cash payments are not being accepted.

Prices until 03 April 2020.

Type Gate price With Donation













Family 1



Family 2



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.

Walk-up tickets for visits from 4 April until 14 May 2020 (excluding donation) on the day are: Adult £19.50; Child £9.70; Concession £15.50 Family 1 £36.20; Family 2 £48.80.



Group prices

Benefit from easy admission, discounts and voucher schemes for groups of 15 or more. 

Type Gate price Online price

Adult group

age 18-64

£15.70 / person

£14.54 / person

Child group

age 5-15 (under 5's go free)

£7.90 / person

£7.22 / person

Concessions group

age 65+, 16-17, full time student

£12.90 / person

£11.59 / person

Group bookings

Groups must book in advance to acquire a ‘time slot’ for the visit. On booking, please state whether your group will have a Blue Badge guide. 

Blue Badge Guides and coach drivers are entitled to a free place when accompanying a group.

More on group visits

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)33 3320 6000

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