Tickets and prices

Buy tickets 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 18:00.
  • Our guests tell us they spend about 90 minutes enjoying the palace and exhibitions.
Ticket type Online price With Donation

Members

entry to all 6 palaces from £53 per year

Free

Free

Adult

age 18-64

£17.50

£19.30

Child

age 5-15

£8.70

£9.60

Concessions

age 65+, 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 even on days that 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.

Current prices are valid until 23 May 2019. 

Type Gate price With Donation

Members*

entry to all 6 palaces from £53 per year*

Free

Free

Adult

age 18-64

£17.50

£19.30

Child

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

£8.70

£9.60

Concession

age 65+, 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

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