Time Explorers app

Come on an interactive adventure

Come on an interactive adventure



Ticketing information

Download the free 'Time Explorers' app to your mobile device before your visit.

Please note, you will require an admission ticket to access Kensington Palace.

Included in palace admission (members go free)

Buy Kensington Palace tickets

Children can explore Kensington Palace by completing games and interactive adventures in our free app. Meet characters from history, learn about life at the palace, do challenges and win badges!

It's 1735 and Queen Caroline has asked an unknown German artist, Anton Wolf, to create the perfect painting of the royal court for her husband King George II. Poor Anton has no idea where to start! He needs your help to explore the King’s State Apartments, learn about the Georgian court and discover the King and Queen’s favourite things so he can paint the perfect picture.

Collect your Time Explorer’s PastPort from the shop when you arrive.

Search 'Time Explorers' in the App Store or Play Store, we recommend that you download this free app to your mobile device before your visit.

iOS: Requires iOS 8.0 or later.
Android: Optimised for Lollipop and Marshmallow.

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Explore more family activities

Children taking part in a storytelling session inside the historic spaces.

Join in our lively, interactive storytelling sessions for under 7's and their families at Kensington Palace.

Second Sunday of every month

Kensington Palace

11:45, 12:45, 13:45 and 14:45. Duration 20 minutes.

Included in palace admission (members go free)

Bride and Groom at Garden Room entrance

Looking for a wedding venue? Explore the unique spaces at Hampton Court Palace.

1 March 2020

Hampton Court Palace



Guns are fired from the Tower of London wharf in front of the Thames with Tower Bridge in the background
Things to see

See special commemorative firings at the Tower of London on the Gun Park located on the Wharf.

21 April 2020

Tower of London



Vintage style ovals engraved glass champagne saucers, set of 2 (30169555)

Shop Kensington Palace Gifts

These official gifts and souvenirs are all inspired by Kensington Palace's rich royal stories, past and present.

From £7.99

Queen Victoria inspired mug

Shop Victoria: Woman and Crown

A collection of gifts based on the latest Victoria Woman and Crown exhibition at Kensington Palace, including exclusively designed for Historic Royal Palaces, our Royal Victoria collection inspired by iconic symbols from Queen Victoria's reign.

From £12.99

Lifestyle setting, gifts for her.  Faux sapphire choker, Diamante floral spray brooch and sterling silver brooch with diamante accents in classic bow shape.

Shop Kensington Palace Jewellery

Originally the childhood home of Queen Victoria, later home to Princess Margaret and Princess Diana and now the official residence of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Kensington Palace is one of the more fashionable and stylish of our palaces.

From £14.99