Unlimited adventures await
Welcome as a member of Historic Royal Palaces. You now hold the keys to the Tower of London and can call Hampton Court Palace home. Make a stylish entrance at Kensington Palace and explore 100 acres of stunning gardens in the grounds of Northern Ireland's only royal residence, Hillsborough Castle and Gardens.
Using your Historic Royal Palaces Membership
Recently joined as a member online? We will send you a welcome email within one week of joining including your membership number so that you can log in to book your free ticket to visit our palaces and gardens.
Until you receive this, you can start enjoying your membership immediately and can visit the Tower of London, Hampton Court Palace and Hillsborough Castle and Gardens for free, within opening hours, by showing your confirmation email as proof of your membership.
When you have received your membership number, included in your welcome email and letter and printed on your membership card, you can book your palace entry ticket via our Member login by entering your surname and membership number.
On entrance you will be asked to present your membership card and member ticket booking. Please be prepared to show a form of ID to verify your details.
The membership and any associated benefits are non-transferable and can only be used by the named member(s) on the membership card.
Our staff are ready and waiting to welcome you.
Where should I go on arrival?
You will be asked to present your member ticket booking and membership card on arrival at the main entrance points, as shown on each palace map.
If you have forgotten your membership card, please make your way on first arrival to an onsite ticket office. A temporary membership card can be issued for you.
Upcoming events for members
- For members
- Tours and talks
Members are invited to an exclusive talk by Team Leaders of the Historic Royal Palaces Salvage Squad. Discover how they would go about rescuing the priceless objects in our collections if the worst was to happen.
- 24 January 2024
- Hampton Court Palace
- Separate ticket (advance booking required)
Make the festive season one to cherish and remember with our selection of wonderful history-inspired gifts, tree decorations and delicious food and drink.
Celebrate the Coronation of King Charles III with beautiful commemorative souvenirs and gifts.