Membership

Unlimited adventures in some of the most magnificent palaces ever built

Unlimited adventures in some of the most magnificent palaces ever built

There has never been a better time to join

Now is the perfect time to join as a Historic Royal Palaces member and begin sharing days out with friends and family at some of the UK's most iconic palaces.

You can enjoy a range of member benefits including unlimited adventures at our magnificent palaces, access to an exciting events programme and discounts in our shops and restaurants. 

 

Member benefits
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You can make a difference as a member

Our sites have been the scenes of the most remarkable moments in our history, from the Norman Conquest to the negotiation of the Good Friday agreement; they have so many stories to tell.

Historic Royal Palaces is a self-funding charity. Your support through membership can make a real difference in keeping the spirit of the palaces alive for the future, for everyone. 

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Join as a Historic Royal Palaces member

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.

Choose your membership
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Family membership

Find unlimited adventure as a family in some of the most magnificent palaces ever built.

10 historic family adventures
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Gift Membership

Turn the past into a present with gift membership. This is a present that lasts all year, and is remembered forever.

Turn the past into a present

Life Membership

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 guests of your choice. 

A young couple look at paintings in the Throne Room. The walls are lined with green silk damask and the paintings are hung in gold frames. Gold and grey details frame the walls and doors. A large rug covers the dark wooden floor.

Our team are ready and waiting to give you a royal welcome; simply email us and we will be in touch within 2 working days. In the meantime, why not take a look at our FAQs to find out more about Life Membership. 

Find out more

For new members

Welcome as a member

Cue the royal fanfare: you have arrived! Here are the answers to our new members' most frequently asked questions. Our teams are ready to give you a royal welcome. 

How to start using your membership
The Ceremony of the Constable's Dues at the Tower of London featuring the captain and crew of the Dutch naval ship HNLMS Johan de Witt

New gift membership

With Historic Royal Palaces gift membership, the past is now your present. Whether you're unsure about delivery options or when your gifted membership will begin, here you can find the answers to our most frequently asked questions. 

Your gift membership purchase

For existing members

Renewing your membership

Renew your membership today and continue to enjoy unlimited adventures in some of the most magnificent palaces ever built. 

Renew your membership
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Managing your membership

How to manage your membership and keep your details up to date. 

Keep your membership up to date

Terms and Conditions

Terms and conditions governing Historic Royal Palaces membership.

Membership Terms and Conditions

Information on our privacy policy (including the use of cookies) and how we use your personal data.

Terms of use, outlining our ticketing terms and conditions. 

Privacy Policy Terms of use

Some of our Member-only events

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Visitors walking through the Walled Garden, talking to each other.
For members Events

Explore the gardens surrounding Northern Ireland's only royal residence with an expert guide this spring.

4 May and 29 June

Hillsborough Castle

Free (advance booking required)

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Patriotic Londoners mingle with tourists on the Mall to celebrate the Queen's Diamond Jubilee.
For members Events

Join us at the Tower of London for an exclusive members talk with Professor Kate Williams in celebration of the Platinum Jubilee of Her Majesty The Queen.

16 May 2022

Tower of London

Separate ticket (advance booking required)