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Daily talks at Kensington Palace

History in Focus

History in Focus

Delve into the history of Kensington Palace with a 15-minute talk with an expert member of our guide team.

Timings:

11.30 and 13.30 in the King’s or Queen’s State Apartments

12.30 and 14.30 in Victoria: A Royal Childhood

Talks take place in different spaces each day. Look out for the signs in the rooms on your visit today.

Ask a member of staff on-site for full details.

When

Available Wednesday - Sunday

15 minutes

Where

King's or Queen's State Apartments and Victoria: A Royal Childhood


Ticketing information


Included in palace admission (members go free)

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EXPLORE WHAT'S ON

  • Things to see

The Queen’s State Apartments

Explore the beautiful private rooms at Kensington Palace where Mary II once took her meals, relaxed and entertained.

  • Open Wednesday - Sunday
  • In line with palace opening hours
  • Kensington Palace
  • Included in palace admission (members go free)
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  • Things to see

The King's State Apartments

Wander through the lavish rooms of the King's State Apartments, each one grander than the last, at Kensington Palace.

  • Open Wednesday - Sunday
  • In line with palace opening hours
  • Kensington Palace
  • Included in palace admission (members go free)
Learn more
  • Things to see

Victoria: A Royal Childhood

Discover the story of Princess Victoria, the young girl destined to be queen, in the rooms where she was born and raised at Kensington Palace.

  • Open Wednesday - Sunday
  • In line with palace opening hours
  • Kensington Palace
  • Included in palace admission (members go free)
Learn more

BROWSE MORE HISTORY AND STORIES

A history of royal weddings

From Queen Victoria to the modern royals

Queen Anne

A surprisingly successful monarch, despite ill health and tragedy

The story of Kensington Palace

An elegant retreat for Britain's royal family

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