There’s never been a better time to join
With seasonal sparkle and Christmas activities for all, now's the perfect time to become a member of Historic Royal Palaces and start sharing uplifting experiences and days out with loved ones at some of the UK's most iconic palaces.
With membership, you'll enjoy unlimited adventures at our magnificent palaces, a range of other member benefits including discounts in our cafes, and you'll be helping us at a time when we really need financial support.
As a member, you’ll enjoy:
Free and unlimited entry to five historic royal palaces*
Hampton Court Palace, Tower of London, Banqueting House, Kensington Palace, Hillsborough Castle and Gardens plus a range of events
* Exclusions apply
There's never been a better time to join Historic Royal Palaces. Membership is brilliant value, and if you join by Annual Direct Debit, you'll get 15 months for the price of 12.
One named adult, 16 years and over.
Two named adults, 16 years and over.
One named adult and up to six named children (between the ages of five and fifteen.)
Two named adults and up to six named children (between the ages of five and fifteen.)
Please note: Your membership card will be delivered within 28 days of purchase.
If you would like to start using your membership immediately, you can visit the Tower of London, Hampton Court Palace* or Hillsborough Castle and Gardens by showing your membership confirmation email on entry.
If you would like to visit Kensington Palace, pre-booking is required - once purchased, email [email protected] with your booking reference.
*excluding 3-5 December 2021
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Turn the past into a present with gift membership this Christmas. This is a present that lasts all year, and is remembered forever.Turn the past into a present
Already bought admission tickets? You can upgrade them to membership on the same day of your visit or up to two weeks after the original purchase.
At the palaces - Complete your membership form (which can be downloaded here) and take it, along with your tickets, to one of our palaces
By email - please send your completed membership form (which can be downloaded above) along with a picture of your tickets to [email protected]
By post - please send your completed membership form (which can be downloaded above) and your tickets to us at:
Historic Royal Palaces
Hampton Court Palace
Please note that only palace admission tickets bought directly from Historic Royal Palaces can be used to upgrade towards a membership, this excludes tickets from third party companies or for palace events. Tickets from multiple separate visits cannot be used.
Explore the palaces time and time again with our special Life Membership. You can enjoy not only all the wonderful benefits of Historic Royal Palaces membership, but also share the experience with guest(s) of your choice.
Cue the royal fanfare, there has never been a better time to be a Historic Royal Palaces member, and our staff are waiting to welcome you. Here are the answers to some of the most frequently asked questions by our new members.How to start using your membership
With Historic Royal Palaces gift membership the past is now your present. Whether unsure on delivery options or when your gifted membership will start, here you can find the answers to our most frequently asked questions.Your gift membership purchase
Renew your membership to continue your support for another year.Renew your membership
Hear from our members whilst they enjoy a special members-only event in the Magic Garden at Hampton Court Palace in this short film.
Join us in the Chapel Royal of St Peter ad Vincula at the Tower of London this Christmastide for a special members-only service of lessons and carols.
13 December 2021
Tower of London
Doors open at 18:00 for 18:30 start
Separate ticket (advance booking required)