Online Games for Schools

Challenge Key Stage 2 students to step back in time and uncover stories of the palaces while developing important skills and having fun.

These games will help students to:

  • Gather facts and evidence
  • Use their knowledge and judgement
  • Achieve a better understanding of people and events in history.
Three costumed interpreters dressed as Master Cook, Kitchen Clerk and Sergeant of the Cellar from the Tudor Kitchens.

Undercover Time Explorer: Tudor Kitchens

Go back in time to help plan a feast for Henry VIII. Step into the shoes of a Tudor to avoid being caught as an imposter.

Play Undercover Time Explorer
Illustration of John Gerard as he climbs down a rope to the river where a man in a boat awaits him.

Story Shuffle: Tower of London

All of history has been jumbled up. Unscramble the stories of the Tower and find out when in history they took place.

Play Story Shuffle
Directional view of the Anne Boleyn archway joining Base Court to Clock Court.
Member only Tours and talks

Join author and historian Dr Lauren Mackay as she shares her new book Among The Wolves of Court: the Untold Story of Thomas and George Boleyn.

11 March 2019

Hampton Court Palace

14:00

Separate ticket (advanced booking required)

Georgian architect stands in Clock Court at Hampton Court Palace, looking up at the Tudor building
Families Tours and talks

Shh! You're invited on a special mission… meet characters from history and explore the palace with the Time Explorers app.

Daily

Hampton Court Palace

Included in palace admission (members go free)

Written by Lucy Worsley, Chief Curator of Historic Royal Palaces, this book explores Hampton Court Palace's rich history.

The story of Hampton Court Palace

Written by Lucy Worsley, Chief Curator of Historic Royal Palaces, this book explores Hampton Court Palace's rich history.

£14.95

This red crown tree decoration has been blown by mouth from glass and is beautifully hand decorated with a thin layer of silver plate added to the inside.

Red crown glass tree decoration

Crowns and coronets are symbolic of royalty and this red crown decoration is the perfect way to remember your visit to the palace.

£14.99

This beautiful ceramic bauble features a Palace Crest design, designed exclusively for Historic Royal Palaces.

Royal Palace Crest fine bone china bauble

This beautiful ceramic bauble features a Palace Crest design, designed exclusively for Historic Royal Palaces.

£55.00