Historic Royal Palaces
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A surprisingly successful monarch, despite ill health and tragedy
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Queer histories in our palaces
A priceless collection used to crown the kings and queens of England
An elegant retreat for Britain's royal family
Four hundred years of history and the site of a royal execution
A fabulously extravagant early 17th century court entertainment
Explore the baroque palace and decide if you could be a royal favourite.
Until 31 March 2019 (excluding 16-24 February)
Hampton Court Palace
Daily at 11:45, 13:15 and 14:45 in Clock Court. Duration 40 minutes.
Included in palace admission (members go free)
Explore the beautiful private rooms at Kensington Palace that were once used by Queen Mary II for relaxation and sleep.
Walk in the footsteps of royalty in the beautiful gardens of Kensington Palace, including the intriguing Sunken Garden.
Discover the intriguing and unexpected characters depicted on the grand entrance to the King's State Apartments.
See costumes from The Favourite, the Oscar-nominated film starring Olivia Colman as Queen Anne on display at Kensington Palace.
Until 10 March 2019 (closed 08-14 February)
Take part in family storytelling and craft activities this half-term and discover the story of Queen Anne.
17-22 February 2019
Various times during the day
Explore the royal gardens this spring and discover nearly one million daffodils in the Hampton Court Palace Wilderness.
Find filming locations for The Favourite, learn more about the history behind the film and find out about Queen Anne's legacy at Hampton Court Palace.
Explore the history behind the spectacular Line of Kings exhibition at the Tower.