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Hidden Spaces Tours

Book a 30 minute ‘Hidden Spaces’ tour to see areas of Kew Palace not normally open to the public, such as our attics complete with 17th century witches marks, and our Tudor undercroft.

Tours take place daily at 16.00, and cost £5 each (members go free). Speak to a Host for information and to book a tour.

All proceeds go towards supporting our unique buildings as we recover from the devastating effects of the pandemic.

When

Open

16:00 (tours last 30 minutes)

Ticketing Information

Tours cost £5 each (not included in your Kew Gardens ticket). Speak to a Host for information and to book.

Historic Royal Palaces members go free.

Entry to the palace is included in your Kew Gardens ticket.

On days when no visitors have signed up for the daily tours they do not run.


Separate ticket

Tickets and prices
Deatil of incisions, referred to as witches marks, found in the rafters of the old roof at Kew Palace, the family home of George III and Queen Charlotte between 1800 and 1818.

Image: Detail of incisions, referred to as witches marks, found in the rafters of the old roof at Kew Palace. © Historic Royal Palaces

Exterior photograph of the palace entrance.

Private tours

Take an intimate look at Kew Palace, former home to Queen Charlotte and King George III, and the magnificent Great Pagoda on private tours of these glorious Georgian buildings, from just £15 per person.

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  • Events

Quiet Session

Join us for a quiet session in Kew Palace, a calmer experience for those living with or caring for someone with Autism or those who have any other sensory needs, and their families and carers.

  • 29 June, 17 July, 21 August and 22 September
  • 1 hour
  • Kew Palace
  • Included in Kew Gardens admission
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  • Tours and talks

Queen Charlotte: A Kew Palace Story Tour

Get to know Queen Charlotte more closely in the intimate setting of Kew Palace, in our brand-new tour.

  • Daily
  • 14:00 (tours last 30 minutes)
  • Kew Palace
  • Separate ticket
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  • Things to see
  • Tours and talks

The Great Pagoda

See The Great Pagoda at Kew Palace, now returned to its 18th-century splendour.

  • Open
  • 11:00 - 16:00
  • Kew Palace
  • Separate ticket
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BROWSE MORE HISTORY AND STORIES

George III

Dutiful, intelligent and cultured, but cruelly labelled ‘mad’

The story of Kew Palace

Britain's smallest royal palace and George III's private retreat

The royal kitchens at Kew

The kitchens have survived, practically untouched

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Shop Kew Palace gifts

The most intimate of our six royal palaces, Kew was built as a private house in 1631 and used by the royal family between 1729 and 1818. These gifts and souvenirs are all inspired by Kew Palace.

From £4.00

Kew Palace luxury hanging decoration

This luxury handmade Christmas tree decoration features the design of the front of the Dutch House at Kew Palace on the River Thames in south west London.

£29.99