Talks and tours at Kensington Palace

Enhance your visit with a talk or tour about palace life

Enhance your visit with a talk or tour about palace life

When

Daily


Ticketing information


Included in palace admission (members go free)

Book Kensington Palace tickets

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.

Daily intro talks

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.

Intro Bites (10-15 minutes)

Join one of our Explainers today for an introductory talk. 

Victoria: Growing up at Kensington

10:45, 12:45 & 14:45 in Family Feuds (Victoria: A Royal Childhood)

The Stuarts & Georgians of Kensington

12:00 & 13:15 in Privy Chamber (King's State Apartments)

Tours

Join an Explainer on an immersive guided tour of the Georgian Court. Discover the history and see if you can successfully navigate your way through courtly manners and gossip to have an audience with the Queen.

The Georgian Court Experience

11:00 and 14:00 Meet in the Hub (Ask a member of  uniformed staff for directions)

 

Tours of the palace and gardens

Describer tours

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.

British Sign Language (BSL) tours

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.

Georgian artist painting the interior of Kensington Palace. He looks to the camera with a finger to his lips, while holding a paint board covered in paint. The King's Staircase at Kensington Palace can be seen in the background

Family trails and digital missions

Digital missions

Meet a character from history, explore the palace, complete challenges and win a badge in your digital mission.

Family trails

Your adventure awaits! Explore Kensington Palace together with one of our activity trails.

Full-length, standing, facing the viewer, head turned half to the right, wearing a white dress with a diaphanous blue wrap, holding a posie of flowers in her right hand; beside a path in a parkland setting, with Kensington Palace in the distance, on the right.
Things to see Highlights

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.

Daily

Kensington Palace

Included in palace admission (members go free)

Highlights Things to see

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

Open daily

Kensington Palace

Included in palace admission (members go free)

British Sign Language (BSL) guide in the King's Guard Chamber of Hampton Court Palace explaining/guiding to a visitor
Tours and talks

Book a place on a British Sign Language (BSL) tour of Hampton Court Palace and discover its wonderful stories.

Next tours: 08 February 2020

Hampton Court Palace

10:30-12:30, 13:30-15:30 and 16:00-17:00

Included in palace admission (members go free)

Prepare a perfect afternoon tea with our Royal Victoria bone china teapot.

Royal Victoria bone china teapot

Prepare a perfect afternoon tea with our Royal Victoria bone china teapot. The teapots engaging design is inspired by some of Queen Victoria's most iconic symbols.

£75.00

Lifestyle:  Swarovski pearl and amethyst silver crown brooch (30169174).  Swarovski pearl silver crown brooch (30169174) embellished with Swarovski pearls and crystals.

Shop crown jewels gifts

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.

From £9.99

Royal Victoria Luxury White Pencil Case

Royal Victoria Luxury White Pencil Case

Our beautifully designed white pencil case features an enchanting design inspired by one of Queen Victoria's crowns and her Honiton Lace flounce from her wedding dress.

£12.99