Audio guide tour

When

Available


Ticketing information


Included in palace admission (members go free)

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Hold the stories of Kensington Palace in your hands and experience history where it happened with an audio guide tour.

Join curators, historians and conservators as they share fascinating stories and hidden secrets of Kensington Palace. Explore the rooms where the young Princess Victoria spent her childhood, and the grand rooms of the King’s State Apartments which were used for lavish entertaining during the Georgian period.

Our audio guides are free to use and included in the price of your ticket. They are available on a first come first served basis so please be aware that at peak times there may be a short wait for one to become available.

Headphones

  • You are welcome to bring your own headphones, they just need to be the type which plug into the handset, rather than using Bluetooth.
  • Our audio guide handsets will accommodate most common types of headphones.

Plan your day

Use the guide to see what’s on, where to eat and shop, and scroll through a timeline of the palace to discover more about its history.

Collect your audio guide from under the stone stairs, located just past the entrance where you scan your tickets.

Languages

Audio guide tours are currently available in English only.

Visitor using the audio tour guide at Kensington palace
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