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Historic Royal Palaces is an independent charity

Historic Royal Palaces is an independent charity

Support our six wonderful palaces

Historic Royal Palaces is an independent charity, proud to be the guardian of six wonderful palaces. 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 – but we need your support if we are to continue to do so.

If you love the palaces and believe in what we do, please follow the links to find out how you can support us. 

You can also donate by text. Simply Text PALACES to 70085 to donate £5. Texts cost £5 plus one standard rate message.

With your support we can keep the spirit of the palaces alive for the future, for everyone.

Thank you.

A low angle view of the White Tower looking north, September 2007. Framed against a blue sky with white clouds. A leafy tree overhangs the frame on the right of the image. 

The White Tower was begun in the reign of William the Conqueror (1066-87) and completed by 1100. The fortress was originally faced with huge blocks of pale marble-like Caen stone imported from Normandy. In 1636-8 the external appearance of the White Tower was significantly altered with the replacement of much of its cut-stone work and window surrounds with Portland stone.

The primary role of the White Tower was as a fortress and stronghold but it also served as a royal residence and as the setting for major governmental and ceremonial functions.

Become a custodian of British History

We are offering a unique opportunity to become a custodian of one of the ancient stones that make up the walls of the White Tower. Sponsor a stone in the iconic White Tower at the Tower of London.

Make a donation

If you love the palaces and believe in what we do, we have never needed your support more.
Donate online now.


Become a patron

Our patrons enjoy a range of exclusive benefits and opportunities. Find out more about becoming a patron.

Become a patron

Become a member

Historic Royal Palaces is an independent charity. We rely entirely on your support.


Corporate partnerships

Join us as a partner and add real value to your business.

Corporate partnerships

Trusts and foundations

Read more about our work and about how funding it will make a difference.

Learn more about funding

Leave a Legacy

Support our charitable work by leaving a gift in your will. Find out more about leaving a legacy.

Learn more about legacy giving

Our supporters

Find out who the people and organisations are who help us fulfill our cause.

Who are our supporters?

Support us from the USA

Discover how Historic Royal Palaces Inc. and our American Friends work with us.

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