Join us today and escape to the past whenever you want.

Join us today and escape to the past whenever you want.

Member benefits

Save money with HRP membership with free and unlimited access to all six historic royal palaces* year round. You’ll also receive a range of other fantastic benefits including:

  • Exclusive member events
  • 10% discount in our shops, cafes and restaurants. Exclusions apply.
  • Access to the private Members’ Room at Hampton Court.
  • A free subscription to our exclusive members’ magazine, Inside Story.

For more information about using your membership please see out FAQs.

View our members-only events

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Annual membership prices

Type Standard price





Family 1


Family 2


Member type

Individual: One named adult, 16 years and over.
Joint: Two named adults, 16 years and over.
Family 1: One named adult and up to six named children (between the ages of five and fifteen.)
Family 2: Two named adults and up to six named children (between the ages of five and fifteen.)

*Kew Palace is set within the grounds of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. There is an additional charge to access the gardens, in order to reach the palace. Please note Kew Palace is open Apr-Sep.

Give more without paying more

Gift Aid

If you are a UK taxpayer, the government’s Gift Aid scheme allows us (as a charity) to reclaim an extra 25p on every £1 of your members’ fee at no extra cost to you. Please remember to tick the box when you see the Gift Aid logo.


Download a gift membership form


Gift Membership

Turn the past into a present and treat a loved one to something thoughtful and money saving. Gift membership gives them unlimited days out at all of our palaces, all year round.

You can either download a gift membership form or buy gift membership online 

(Please note that it takes up to 10 days to process and post gift memberships).

Buy a gift membership online

Ways to join us


Join us by Direct Debit and get three months free on your first year of membership!

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By post

Download our Membership form and send to:

Historic Royal Palaces,
Hampton Court Palace,
Apartment 38,
East Molesey,


Download, print and send us your completed membership form.

Membership form.pdf

By phone

Call 020 3166 6327 (calls cost 5p per minute plus your phone company's access charge). Payments are accepted by credit or debit card only.

In person

Head to the Tower of London Welcome Centre, Hampton Court ticket office or Kensington Palace ticket office. Payments are accepted by credit or debit card, cheque, Direct Debit or cash (the Tower of London Welcome Centre does not accept cash payments at this time). 

Please note that membership is currently not available to buy at the Banqueting House, Kew Palace or Hillsborough Castle.

Upgrade your tickets

Already brought admission tickets? If so, you can upgrade them into membership on the same day of your visit or up to two weeks after the original date of purchase.

How to:

In person - at Tower of London Welcome Centre, the main Hampton Court Palace Ticket Office, or the White Court ticket office at Kensington Palace.

By post - please send your completed membership form (which can be downloaded below) and your tickets to -

Freepost RTLG-EGXG-ZGBC, Historic Royal Palaces, Hampton Court Palace, Apartment 38, East Molesey, Surrey, KT8 9BR

Please note that only day entry palace tickets bought directly from Historic Royal Palaces can be used to upgrade towards a membership. Tickets from separate visits cannot be used. Tickets for palace events cannot be used when upgrading to a membership.

Membership form

Membership Form

Renew your membership

Historic Royal Palaces is a registered charity and we rely on the support from our members so we can continue to preserve these palaces and their stories for the future.

Renew your membership


See our Membership FAQs or contact the membership team on 44 (0)20 3166 6327 or email

Membership FAQS

Some of our Member-only events

Member only Events

Join Siobhan Clarke at the Banqueting Hall for an exclusive tour of this revolutionary building.

21 (sold out) and 27 July (sold out) 31 July (sold out) 28 August, 31 August 2018

Starting promptly in the Undercroft at 10:30 and 12:00

Young boy looking towards the imperial state crown in the Crown Jewels exhibition
Member only

Experience a Members-only viewing of the Crown Jewels at the Tower of London.

2 July 2018 (sold out)

Doors open at 18:30 for a 19:00 start.