Historic Royal Palaces
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
Included in palace admission (members go free)
See the Bacton Altar Cloth, a rare survival of Elizabethan dress worn by Elizabeth I, and the iconic Rainbow Portrait at Hampton Court Palace.
12 October 2019 - 23 February 2020
Hampton Court Palace
Prepare to be dazzled by this breathtaking, world famous collection of 23,578 gemstones at the Tower of London.
Tower of London
Allow one hour
Marvel at Sir Peter Paul Rubens' ceiling in its original setting of Inigo Jones' spectacular Banqueting House.
Walk in the footsteps of the condemned King and stand on the spot of Charles I's execution, just outside Banqueting House.
Transport yourself back to the heyday of Tudor feasting and entertainment in Henry VIII's Kitchens at Hampton Court Palace.
Renowned across the world, Hampton Court Palace's beautiful gardens are an unmissable attraction.
Experience James I's breathtaking Banqueting Hall, created in 1622 as a venue for extravagant Jacobean entertainments.
Discover the ornamental lawns, meandering waterways, peaceful woodlands and picturesque glens that surround Hillsborough Castle.
09:30-18:00 (last admission is 17:00)
Included in all admission tickets (members go free)
Discover elegant State Rooms still used by the royal family on a guided tour of Hillsborough Castle.
Included in combined castle tour and gardens tickets (members go free)
Get an artists' eye view of Rubens' ceiling, down to the level of individual brush strokes added during its creation in the 17th century.
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.