Historic Royal Palaces
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An elegant retreat for Britain's royal family
From Queen Victoria to the modern royals
From pampered princess to elderly empress: wife, mother and queen
Iconic fortress, royal palace and infamous prison
Centuries of ghosts and grim tales
Royal artist, architect and designer to Georgian kings
Enjoy a mince pie and mulled wine whilst you shop, and have your book signed by Lucy Worsley, our Joint Chief Curator.
3 December 2019
Separate ticket (advance booking required)
Learn more about the royals who have made Kensington Palace their home during one of our intro talks, or take a tour with an expert guide.
Included in palace admission (members go free)
Discover the story of Princess Victoria, the young girl destined to be queen, in the rooms where she was born and raised at Kensington Palace.
Explore Queen Victoria’s private life behind her carefully-managed public image in this major new exhibition at Kensington Palace.
Daily until 05 January 2020
Walk in the footsteps of royalty in the beautiful Kensington Palace gardens, and admire the intriguing Sunken Garden.
Explore this intimate corner of Hillsborough Castle and Gardens, which is full of colour and intriguing details.
Included in all admission tickets (members go free)
Explore two revealing new exhibitions, to celebrate the 200th anniversary of Queen Victoria's birth at Kensington Palace.