Opening and closing times

Information on seasonal hours and planned closures

Information on seasonal hours and planned closures

Updated 10 March: Kew Palace is closed. In line with recent government announcements, we hope to welcome our visitors back to Kew Palace from 4 June 2021. More information to follow.

Find out when you can visit


Summer (04 June - 26 September)

From 4 June

Kew Palace is open daily from 11.00 (Last entry 16.00)

The Great Pagoda is open for pre-booked tours.

The Royal Kitchens and Queen Charlotte's Cottage will be open on selected days throughout the year. Please speak to a member of staff at Kew Palace for more information.

Kew Garden closures will affect your visit. Please check garden closures before your visit on the Royal Botanic Gardens Kew website.


Winter (27 January - 03 June)

As a result of the Coronavirus global pandemic, we have taken the difficult decision to close Kew Palace until June 2021. We apologise for any disappointment this may cause. Please read our statement

Kew Palace, the Kitchens and Queen Charlotte's Cottage

Kew Palace, the Kitchens and Queen Charlotte's Cottage are now closed for the winter season.

The Great Pagoda

The Great Pagoda is closed for the winter season.

Kew Garden closures will affect your visit. Please check garden closures before your visit on the Royal Botanic Gardens Kew website.

Kew Gardens closures

Kew Garden closures will affect your visit. Please check garden closures before your visit on the Royal Botanic Gardens Kew website.

Visit the Kew Gardens website