Enhance your visit with a talk or tour about palace life
Learn more about the royals who have made Kensington Palace their home during one of our intro talks, or take a tour with an expert guide.
Our daily introductions to the palace and its history are the perfect start to your visit.
Explore three exciting periods in the history of Kensington Palace by combining our introductory talks during your visit. Talks last around 5-10 minutes and are included in your palace admission ticket.
Setting The Scene: A Royal Introduction
Daily at 11:00 and 13:30
Meet in the Garden Room
The Stuarts: A Glorious New Beginning
Daily at 11:30 and 14:00
Meet in the Privy Chamber, King's State Apartments
The Georgians: A Palace in Splendour
Daily at 12:00 and 14:30
Meet in the King’s Gallery, King's State Apartments
Victoria: Growing Up at Kensington
Daily at 12:30 and 15:00
Meet in the Family Feuds Room, Victoria: A Royal Childhood
Explainer-led talks which delve deeper into the history of Kensington Palace
Talks take place at 13:00 in the palace and last 15-20 minutes. Please ask a member of staff for more details.
Tour availability, talk timings and talk locations are subject to change. Please see our 'What's On' board as you enter the palace for details.
Helping blind or partially sighted visitors enjoy more of Kensington Palace, describer tours are available to book at no extra cost. Describer tours are included in palace admission but must be booked in advance.
Enjoy more of Kensington Palace by joining a British Sign Language (BSL) tour at no extra cost. BSL tours are included in palace admission but must be booked in advance.
The Crown Jewels reside at the Tower of London and are worn by British kings and queens on their coronations and royal occasions. Our magnificent Crown Jewels collection make the perfect souvenir.