Opening times

Essential information on opening and closures.

Kew Gardens closures

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

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Opening times

Kew Palace is open for the summer season from 1 April - 1 October


Summer (01 April - 01 October)

Kew Palace & The Royal Kitchens
1 April–1 October 10.30–17.30

Last admission: 17.00

Queen Charlotte’s Cottage
Weekends and Bank Holidays in summer: 11.00–15.50


Winter (02 October - 01 April)

Kew Palace is closed for the winter 2017 and will re-open in spring 2018.

Explore what's on

Unused from Queen Charlotte’s death in 1818 through to their recent restoration, the Royal Kitchens offer a fascinating insight into Georgian life at Kew Palace.

Open daily

Filled with flamboyant furniture and unique wallpaper, the bedrooms of Princesses Elizabeth, Augusta and Amelia at Kew Palace are a must see.

Open daily